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#3407485 - 06/26/14 11:02 AM Re: Used oil analisys on Renault Megane II Break 1.5 D [Re: JorgeMartins]
yvon_la Offline


Registered: 05/20/14
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Loc: quebec canada
Mm!you arent using bio?then you must be a city driver !your ll need thinner oil .5w40 oil are great oil anytime but when cold.if you do a lot of start and stop city driving .might want to switch to a blend like a 10w30 for big truck .if money isnt an issue you could try shell rotella t6 0w40 or mobil delvac1 le5w30 (all the one i mentionned are all big truck oil).no it doesnt have to be exactly those,they re just a reference for comparision .
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#3410574 - 06/30/14 06:06 AM Re: Used oil analisys on Renault Megane II Break 1.5 D [Re: Blasar]
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Registered: 06/02/14
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Loc: Portugal
Originally Posted By: Blasar
JorgeMartins,

As already said, besides the values of Fe, Al and Silicon, your UOA seems normal.

Try the OEM air filter, if you are using other brand, and shorten the OCI to see if the numbers go down a bit.

FWIW, I can confirm what was said about the directives being followed by the Portuguese branch of Renault, and I donīt take too serious what the auto magazines try to sell us, but thatīs another issue.

Regards.


Hi Blasar.

The air filter is almost new, and it's clean.

Thanks.

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#3410575 - 06/30/14 06:08 AM Re: Used oil analisys on Renault Megane II Break 1.5 D [Re: yvon_la]
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Originally Posted By: yvon_la
Mm!you arent using bio?then you must be a city driver !your ll need thinner oil .5w40 oil are great oil anytime but when cold.if you do a lot of start and stop city driving .might want to switch to a blend like a 10w30 for big truck .if money isnt an issue you could try shell rotella t6 0w40 or mobil delvac1 le5w30 (all the one i mentionned are all big truck oil).no it doesnt have to be exactly those,they re just a reference for comparision .


Hi yvon_la,

60% city.

My car use Castrol Edge 5W40 it's the Renault recommended oil for this car.

Many thanks.

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#3419158 - 07/09/14 05:37 AM Re: Used oil analisys on Renault Megane II Break 1.5 D [Re: JorgeMartins]
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If the air filter is OK and is the OEM recommended, and all the intake system is pristine, maybe shortening the OCI does do the trick, but is just a guess.

Regards.
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#3419302 - 07/09/14 08:55 AM Re: Used oil analisys on Renault Megane II Break 1.5 D [Re: Blasar]
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Originally Posted By: Blasar
If the air filter is OK and is the OEM recommended, and all the intake system is pristine, maybe shortening the OCI does do the trick, but is just a guess.

Regards.


Hi Blasar

Can you please be more specific about:

"OEM recommended"

"shortening the OCI"

Thanks.

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#3420976 - 07/10/14 04:48 PM Re: Used oil analisys on Renault Megane II Break 1.5 D [Re: JorgeMartins]
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Does yor car have DPF? If not i would use Selenia WR 5w40 in this Megane. It's one of the best common rail engine oil for cars without DPF. And shorten your OCI to 10 k km or 1 year if you are doing alot of short trips. And you really don't need 5w30 in your hot/ moderate climate.
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#3421432 - 07/11/14 04:06 AM Re: Used oil analisys on Renault Megane II Break 1.5 D [Re: chrisri]
JorgeMartins Offline


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Originally Posted By: chrisri
Does yor car have DPF? If not i would use Selenia WR 5w40 in this Megane. It's one of the best common rail engine oil for cars without DPF. And shorten your OCI to 10 k km or 1 year if you are doing alot of short trips. And you really don't need 5w30 in your hot/ moderate climate.


Hi chrisri.

What is DPF?

My car uses Castrol Edge 5W40 not 5W30.

Thanks.

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#3421490 - 07/11/14 07:15 AM Re: Used oil analisys on Renault Megane II Break 1.5 D [Re: JorgeMartins]
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Hi chrisri.

What is DPF?

My car uses Castrol Edge 5W40 not 5W30.

Thanks. [/quote]

DPF= diesel particulate filter,an emission nonsense,but you probably don't have any in your Megane since you are using Edge 5w40. Some others recommended 5w30 oils and this is why i mention that grade.Stick with Castrol but keep your oil change interval under 10000 km.
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#3424054 - 07/14/14 04:28 AM Re: Used oil analisys on Renault Megane II Break 1.5 D [Re: JorgeMartins]
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Hi chrisri.

Thanks.

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#3424217 - 07/14/14 09:41 AM Re: Used oil analisys on Renault Megane II Break 1.5 D [Re: JorgeMartins]
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Diesel are usually bullet proof!check engine oil pump thread online,i dont know any diesel engine that need a big fix at 150k
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#3424228 - 07/14/14 10:00 AM Re: Used oil analisys on Renault Megane II Break 1.5 D [Re: yvon_la]
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Originally Posted By: yvon_la
Diesel are usually bullet proof!check engine oil pump thread online,i dont know any diesel engine that need a big fix at 150k


yvon_la,
You Know now, In Portugal Renault recommends changing the big end bearing on 1.5dci (Renault, Nissan and Dacia) between 100 and 150k!

If you google it, chectk on foruns or contact Renault stands it's easy to find.

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#3424669 - 07/14/14 05:55 PM Re: Used oil analisys on Renault Megane II Break 1.5 D [Re: JorgeMartins]
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I aint saying the bearing isnt an issue ,but usually oil pressure is the culprit.side note stuff like twin cam and variable ....is fairly new on the diesel world wouldnt surprise me if pressure of oil need to be 5 or 10 psi higher then it used too
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#3425194 - 07/15/14 05:51 AM Re: Used oil analisys on Renault Megane II Break 1.5 D [Re: JorgeMartins]
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yvon_la,

yes some times i've heard about oil pressure too, but is just another teorie like others, not confirmed.

Thanks.

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#3588930 - 01/05/15 09:36 AM Re: Used oil analisys on Renault Megane II Break 1.5 D [Re: JorgeMartins]
JorgeMartins Offline


Registered: 06/02/14
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Loc: Portugal
Hi there.

I've requested a second engine oil anaisys and I need some help to interpretate it based in the topic domain.



Renault Megane II Break 1.5 Dci, 105 hp from 2007. Diesel engine.

I change the oil at 15.000 Km intervals, and the oil i'm using is Castro Edge 5W30.

Many thanks.

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#3598380 - 01/13/15 06:33 AM Re: Used oil analisys on Renault Megane II Break 1.5 D [Re: JorgeMartins]
JorgeMartins Offline


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Loc: Portugal
Hi there.

Anyone??!

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