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      01-03-2011, 04:41 AM   #43
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Originally Posted by kingfish01 View Post
No, it wont. If you've got black oil 500 miles after an oil change then you are running on the old filter. In my experience, it gets "black" after about 4-6 k miles. This goes especially true if the car is relatively new and the oil changes done in a timely manner.
That's what I said.

Originally Posted by kingfish01 View Post
And if what you say is true, it'll be even easier to tell. It would be absolutely black the day after an alleged oil change which is surely improper.
I said this too. If you check at the dealership then yes, it's a good test. As we've both said color, after a few thousand miles, if even that far, isn't a good measure of anything.