oil type for 03 c270cdi

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  1. nik9991

    nik9991 New Member

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    I think I need an oil change on my 2003 c270cdi.a pal of mine has several litres of mb oil which is 228.51.as he works on mb sprinter vans it is used for them.my question is can I use 228.51 or do I have to use an oil of 229.51.also is 228.51 synthetic or not.thanks in advance for any help.
     
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    grumpyoldgit Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    thanks mike.that helps me decide.think I will go with a fully synthetic then
     
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