I would have bought the 0w40 for a gasser, I would not use it in a diesel

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> On May 31, 2015, at 8:51 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> 
> wrote:
> 
> Need to change the oil in the 1997 S420.
> Already have driven it almost 500 miles with who knows what in the sump, 
> probably 5w30 dino oil.
> 
> Made the trip to WallyWorld, home of the cheap Mobil 1, and found:
> 
> 0W40 Euro car formula $24/5qt  IIRC, this is the stuff that many 60x diesel 
> owners have reported makes increased valve train noise. I only use it in my 
> M112 because it's required there.
> 
> 10W40 high mileage car formula $24/5qt. I bought this, but I'm not sure about 
> the "helps seal oil leaks" part. Does it have seal swelling additives that 
> would decrease seal life?
> 
> 20W50 standard formula $24/5qt. I thought it might be a bit thick for year 
> round use in a M119.
> 
> 5W40 Turbo Diesel Truck $27/4 qt. This is probably the best M119 oil they had 
> in stock, but I was not thrilled with the price.
> 
> What do you guys think I should do?
> 
> Mitch.
> 
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