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can i use sintetic oil 15w 40 ?

hi my service shop change my oil 3 days ago MOTUL sintetic 15w 40 ? i have fear with this oil i never use sintetic oil? do you have idea what happend if i use this oil on my F250 7.3 engine
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Just checked their site did not see any diesel API rated oil. Just alot of stuff for Ricers and dirt bikes. Didnt even see 15w40 listed. Just 15w50 4stroke race oil. Im gonna say no take it back to em and have them redo it free of charge WITH diesel rated oil

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this is the oil MOTUL TEKMA MEGA X 15W-40 - MOTUL Oil & Fluid
PROPERTIES Viscosity grade SAE 15W-40 Density at 15°C ASTM D1298 0.884 Viscosity at 40°C ASTM D445 116.8 mm2/s Viscosity at 100°C ASTM D445 15.6 mm2/s Viscosity index ASTM D2270 141 Flash point ASTM D92 226°C / 439°F Pour point ASTM D97 - 27°C / - 17°F Sulphated ash ASTM D874 1.30 % wt TBN ASTM D2896 9.8 mg KOH/g
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Havent heard much about the product my thing is it should meet either the API CI or CJ4 standard for diesel engines

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