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The EU manual for cars with the 1.4l Multiair said:


Abarth 124Spider (170PS)
5W40 + ACEA C3 + 9.55535GH2 or MS12991
  • Petronas Selenia ABARTH 5w40
  • Petronas Selenia Sport Power 5W-40 (C3+GH2 + MS)
  • Shell Helix Ultra 5W40 (kein offizielles ACEA C3 - HTHS aber >3,5 + MS)
Fiat 124Spider (140PS)
5W40 + ACEA C3 + 9.55535S2 or MS1299
  • all Abarth 124Spider oils
  • Petronas Selenia K Pure Energy 5W-40 MultiAir
  • Castrol Edge Titanium FST 5W40
  • Castrol Magantec 5W40 C3
  • Addinol SAE 5W40 Premium
  • ROWE HIGHTEC MULTI FORMULA SAE 5W-40
  • Liqui Moly 3701 Top Tec 4100 Motoröl, 5W-40
  • Motul 8100 X-clean 5W40
  • ....
Oilfilter: MOPAR OE-68102241AA or OE 71765460 & OE 73500049

Alfa Giulietta and Jeep Renegade (140-170PS)
0W30 + ACEA C2 + 9.55535GS1 or MS.90048
or the 5W40 with F124Spider Spec.

You can download it HERE
 

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The EU manual for cars with the 1.4l Multiair said:


Abarth 124Spider (170PS)
5W40 + ACEA C3 + 9.55535GH2 or MS12991
  • Petronas Selenia ABARTH 5w40
  • Petronas Selenia Sport Power 5W-40 (C3+GH2 + MS)
  • Shell Helix Ultra 5W40 (kein offizielles ACEA C3 - HTHS aber >3,5 + MS)
Fiat 124Spider (140PS)
5W40 + ACEA C3 + 9.55535S2 or MS1299
  • all Abarth 124Spider oils
  • Petronas Selenia K Pure Energy 5W-40 MultiAir
  • Castrol Edge Titanium FST 5W40
  • Castrol Magnatec 5W40 C3
  • Addinol SAE 5W40 Premium
  • ROWE HIGHTEC MULTI FORMULA SAE 5W-40
  • Liqui Moly 3701 Top Tec 4100 Motoröl, 5W-40
  • Motul 8100 X-clean 5W40
  • ....
Oilfilter: MOPAR OE-68102241AA or OE 71765460 & OE 73500049

Alfa Giulietta and Jeep Renegade (140-170PS)
0W30 + ACEA C2 + 9.55535GS1 or MS.90048
or the 5W40 with F124Spider Spec.

You can download it HERE
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I bought the Castrol Magnatec for $5.99 per quart. The Fiat service department had no issue with using it and the STP oil filter.
 

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Australia has the same requirements as Europe. The US manual says: 5W40 with MS 12991 (without the ACEA C3)

Good to know, but I have read the Schaeffler MultiAir Guide and there is no specific reason for the FCA oil.

My personal fav. is the Mobil1 NewLife 0w40 or for cars over 200hp Mobil1 PeakLife 5w50

Also Redline Oil (USA?) was the best oil in one of the last oil tests, made by the famouse SportAutoMagazin
 

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Marvel Mystery Oil

So I too, will probably go with the Euro Pennzoil, but I was wondering if any of you guys use Marvel Mystery Oil in you engines ???

Since the MultiAir engines require oil that has a low viscosity of 5W40, the Marvel would help this by removing sludge, varnish, and other harmful deposits in the oil. I know the bottle says to replace 20% of you oil with the Marvel, but I think that is too much.

I'm thinking about putting 1/2 quart with my next oil change. Any thoughts positive or negative about the Marvel Oil in our 124 Spiders.

Thanks. Cyberbill, Austin, tx
 

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Having spent 40 plus years in auto service as an independent auto repair business, I have never recommended nor used any oil additives. I always followed manufacturers instructions, and suggest you do the same. There is no need IMHO for any additives especially in a brand new car. Keep up with your will change intervals and you should be fine.

Keep in mind that some additives may contain ingredients that may damage the catalytic converter....I don't think it's worth the risk. Others may have different opinions, I'm open to alternate views. I would rather have a crankcase full of approved oil rather than dilute it with a "Potentially" harmful additive. Just my 2 cents....Cheers all.
 

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Thanks for the response and correction. I will take your advice and skip putting the Marvel in the oil. Maybe a little in the gas to keep the injectors clean. Thanks Grandpa Bill, Austin
 

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About once a year I put Injector cleaner in the gas of the S2000 and the 500 Abarth. Do not see any reason to treat the 124 any different.
 

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Marvel Mystery Oil, I used to use that to quiet a noisy air pump on my 1970 Datsun 2000! But I never put in my crankcase.
The Penzoil synthetic is common to the current Ferrari requirement. They don't use Marvel, so I'm not going to either. I don't think the Penzoil full syn can be improved.
I will not second-guess the engineers.
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While I'm not a fan of Pennzoil, I will most likely use it:

http://www.pennzoil.com/en_us/products/full-synthetic-motor-oils/pennzoil-platinum-euro.html

It has the MS-12991 Chrysler specification. It also has a Fiat (and Ferrari!) spec. Make sure it's the Platinum Euro 5W-40, not just Platinum.

Available through Amazon, as well as the filter. Cost around 50-60 $US for 4qts plus filter.
Try Walmart for ~$27 for 5 qt. jug of top quality Pennzoil synthetic. Same for Mobil 1 and Castrol. And I see Walmart has free 2 day shipping now.
 

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Thanks for the response and correction. I will take your advice and skip putting the Marvel in the oil. Maybe a little in the gas to keep the injectors clean. Thanks Grandpa Bill, Austin
I'd make sure anything poured into the fuel tank is compatible with the catalytic converter. You would do better with a dedicated injector cleaner such as Techron, Lucas other others out there.
 

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I'd make sure anything poured into the fuel tank is compatible with the catalytic converter. You would do better with a dedicated injector cleaner such as Techron, Lucas other others out there.
Techron has been my go to for a long time. It also makes Chevron my favorite gas.
 

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While I'm not a fan of Pennzoil, I will most likely use it:

http://www.pennzoil.com/en_us/products/full-synthetic-motor-oils/pennzoil-platinum-euro.html

It has the MS-12991 Chrysler specification. It also has a Fiat (and Ferrari!) spec. Make sure it's the Platinum Euro 5W-40, not just Platinum.

Available through Amazon, as well as the filter. Cost around 50-60 $US for 4qts plus filter.
Amazon also carries Quaker State "Euro Ultimate Durability" synthetic 5W-40 formula, which meets the 12991 spec. $46 for 4 quarts. The Pennzoil Quaker State Company, which is owned by Shell Oil, produces both products. Once these were all competitors - times have changed.
 

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Any body using any aftermarket oil filter, Wix, etc???
Will this void warranty..?.
Thanks[/QUOT
I am using Mann filters. As long as you can document the purchase, there should be no issue. If a dealer were to open and retrieve the filter I doubt if they would be able to tell the origin or brand.
 
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