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Old 10-16-2013, 11:20 AM
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I have an 06 2wd ram 4.7 and I bought it at 97k and I think it had 5-30 conventional oil in it and didn't notice any leaks but I switched to mobile 1 synthetic and noticed there's a wet spot under the crank pulley on the block above the pan so it's not the pan but would the synthetic have opened up a leaking point?
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Don't think it would have "opened up" a leak. But, IMHO, I think synthetic is better than the dino oil in that it has more slickum to it, therefore it'll slide through any cracks easier than the dino oil.
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Maybe the slickum found its way to a hole!
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Wouldn't be the first time.
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