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I'm looking to do interim oil changes for my MY13 SJ diesel.

I understand how to "unlock God mode", ie reset DPF counter as outlined elsewhere, but I thought I read something regarding oil changes in a TSB - something along the lines of running the engine, emptying oil, then waiting and emptying more oil ...

Does anyone know the TSB I'm referring to?

Is there anything special I need to know regarding oil changes for the diesel?
 

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What do you mean by "interim oil change" ?.

As for the procedure you've described, I don't think I've heard of that.
 

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What do you mean by "interim oil change" ?.
I'm just going to be changing the oil myself in between the normal service intervals, ie I'll change the oil at 5000kms and have it serviced at 10 000kms.
 

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The UK interval is 12000mls, if you are using correctly specified oil. So unless you are using 'cheap' oil or driving your diesel stop/start all of the time, there is no need for an interim oil change.
 

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Geez, you guys are sticklers :icon_wink:.

I've had a tune and I'm driving in 'severe' conditions (as per manual), so I'm just looking to clean up that dirty diesel oil.

Do you guys change your own oil?

Any issues? Things I should know?
 

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Need to reset the oil change indication (not a visible sign) on the ecu, user manual should tell you how to do it. Otherwise you might get a fault showing because it thinks the oil is too diluted.
 

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Geez, you guys are sticklers
No, just curious :icon_wink:

I know both dpm and myself change our own oil & filter (syphon or drain).

As for keeping the oil clean, not black, I doubt that is possible with any diesel since it's an inherent feature. The only thing that might help is to use flushing oil, drain it and then re-fill.
 
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