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Originally Posted by Guitarchitect View Post
Never noticed it before until today...right after getting my oil changed (not at dealer)!
First crank after the change and something sounded strange...quick metallic clink.
I’ll check the engine cover...they must have done something when doing the work.
What oil did they use? I would NOT trust most shops to change the oil on the QX30... I wouldn't be surprised if they used 0W20 or 5W30 because "it's got an Infiniti badge". However, that would be a REALLY bad idea for these cars, which should use a *quality* 0W40 with MB 229.5 certification.

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