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Old 02-27-2013, 12:30 PM
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Yes synthetic is fine right out of the gate. As for when, you will find many different responses. I may be a little different, but I feel the break-in period yields fairly nasty oil and sooner rather than later is better. In my case on my new 2012 and previous new vehicles, I have changed it at 500 miles, then again at 1000 miles. Maybe overkill, I dunno, but it makes me all warm and fuzzy. With my 2012, since I planned to do 2 oil changes within 1000 miles the first one I added Mobil 5000 a very good dino oil and it was on sale at 50% off. Then at 1000 miles I added synthetic (Amsoil OE). Since I have the OE synthetic I will change at 5-6K, then I am considering moving up to the Signature Series and change it once a year or 15/25K. The oils, even dino, and filters have gotten so much better the 3K changes really are a thing of the past and is a waste of money.
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