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#3111452 - 09/01/13 04:35 AM Filled car with ACEA B3 oil instead C3
WrongOil Offline


Registered: 08/31/13
Posts: 1
Loc: Sweden
I own Kia Ceed CRDI 1.6 2009, i filled it with oil B3, but car requires C3. This car is equipped with DPF.
How terrible is my mistake?
I have driven around 10 miles with it. I already ordered C3 oil, it will arrive in one week. Is there any risk of damage to drive this car for about a week and 300 miles?

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#3111461 - 09/01/13 05:27 AM Re: Filled car with ACEA B3 oil instead C3 [Re: WrongOil]
toyota62 Offline


Registered: 09/24/05
Posts: 794
Loc: Australia
Hi Mate.
If your car not burning any oil nothing to worry.But change over to C3 soon as possible.
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#3111587 - 09/01/13 08:41 AM Re: Filled car with ACEA B3 oil instead C3 [Re: WrongOil]
JAG Offline


Registered: 10/23/05
Posts: 4549
Loc: Fredericksburg, VA
That short duration won't be a problem. It will just add a little more ash to the particulate filter (if present) than a C3 oil would, assuming equal oil consumption.
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#3131224 - 09/21/13 03:29 AM Re: Filled car with ACEA B3 oil instead C3 [Re: WrongOil]
kimandsally Offline


Registered: 09/07/13
Posts: 16
Loc: United Kingdom
It will make a good flushing out for you drain the filter as well to avoid diluting the new oil.

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