Is this older Cadillac a good candidate for synthetic oil?

  • by: PAUL BRAND
  • Updated: December 20, 2013 - 10:49 PM

Q: I recently purchased a 2001 Cadillac Deville with 52,000 original miles. The service advisor at the dealership recommended using conventional oil or a synthetic blend. I was told there can be problems with synthetic oil causing gasket failure on older engines. Is this true?

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