Funny you should say that about the
change intervals..I'm a retired technician myself (ex Renault,VW and Toyota) gave it all up to drive a 32 ton tipper...less stress and more money!!
I pesonally would not leave the
for 18k/2 years in any engine,I mean when you consider what by-products diesel engines produce its no wonder that they're giving up prematurely.
Be interesting if someone had run a comparison test on
taken from an engine serviced every 10k/12 months as opposed to that of the recommended intervals.
I'm sure the
in the higher miler would be far more contaminated.
Another thing to consider on this extended service thing is-did Renault actually specify an approved type of
that will last the period or did they just say 'we'll go a bit longer on the intervals on the same
I actually took out a 2yr warranty with the garage I bought it from and they say it has to be serviced every 6k/6months
I'm doing this at the moment just to keep them happy (and my warranty intact!!) but I see no reason why I won't continue to change the
At the moment i'm using Texaco Havoline extra10w40 semi synthetic (if its good enuf for Toyota and all that
Do you guys have a specific
that you recommend??