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and the color will immediately show its age.

In the case of diesel engine oil don't be alarmed if it is black. It turns black very quickly. That does not mean it needs to be changed.
In addition the change motor oil every 3K miles is a myth created by corporations with the intention of parting you from your money unnecessarily. "The California Integrated Waste Management Board ran public service announcements for several years about “the 3,000-mile myth,” urging drivers to wait longer between oil changes. Although the information is a few years old, the board has a list of cars on its Web site and how often they need oil changes."

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/11/your-money/11shortcuts.htm...

There are plenty of other places/sites to get accurate info concerning this fallacy.

I will post this on the LBYM's board in addition to this one.

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