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Old 02-23-2010, 05:44 PM
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6.0L oil looks green?

So I notice that my oil looks to have a greenish tint to it. I am about so for oil change but I have seen it this color before. Coolant level fine and oil smells fine....is it just dirty or what? I should prolly send in for oil analysis. Let me know what your thoughts are.
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you didnt by chance put asny oil dye in it to locate a leak or anything?
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Old 02-24-2010, 12:28 PM
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nope i never have...i have noticed it this color before when ready to change oil...its like real dark dreen...its wierd....this got me scared
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I've seen oil that looks like that, too... some brands vary in color. What kind of oil is it?
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Old 02-24-2010, 04:28 PM
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Rotella 15w40....thinkin bout switchin to Motorcraft
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Mine looked the same way before I switched to Motorcraft to save a few bucks. I was like, what the heck? It must be a Rotella thing.
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Old 02-24-2010, 06:59 PM
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Anyone ever send out there oil for analysis?...is so where do I order a kit and how
long does it take for results?
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Old 02-25-2010, 03:30 PM
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Blackstone labs is a good place to get an oil analysis. The VW guys really like them.
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some oil brands are tinted differant than others. I highly recommend switching to motorcraft 10w30 cj-4 rated diesel motor oil. your in pittsburg so you will notice a huge differance in cold starts and overall performance. we run this oil in every diesel oil change we do at my dealer, summer or winter. and it is fairly priced. a dealer or any place that sells motorcraft should stock it or be able to order it for you.
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I was gonna do 15w40.....Is 10w30 that much better?...and I never see that weight at walmart so I guess I will have to try advanced auto or napa.
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