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Oil type quick question


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Just finished winterizing the boat and noticed that the oil I had used was Diesel. It's Shell Rotell 15w 40 heavy duty Diesel oil. Is the diesel an issue? I have read a few other people seem like they use diesel but just wanted to make sure this is ok.

Appreciate it

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Only thing to watch is if the you use diesel oil in an engine that has been using "normal" oil previously. Talking to a automotive technician friend about this subject recently and he remarked that an engine that is converted to diesel oil could start burning oil as the extra detergent qualities of the diesel oil can clean out any carbon built up in the rings and lead to some extra oil consumption.

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