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#4409059 - 05/19/17 08:59 PM MS-12991 CHRYSLER OIL
MSTUEBER Offline


Registered: 05/19/17
Posts: 83
Loc: VA
Bought a Fiat 124 Spider Abarth. It requires Chrysler MS-12991 oil or it recommends it. It took me forever to find
the oil. Found it on Amazon. Pennzoil Euro 5w40. Is this the only only it will take, or will any Euro 5w40 work with it?
Mark

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#4409097 - 05/19/17 09:43 PM Re: MS-12991 CHRYSLER OIL [Re: MSTUEBER]
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Registered: 06/18/15
Posts: 459
Loc: Brunswick, GA
If you care about the warranty i would stick with the manufacturer recommendation.
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#4409290 - 05/20/17 07:16 AM Re: MS-12991 CHRYSLER OIL [Re: MSTUEBER]
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Registered: 11/14/08
Posts: 7826
Loc: Phoenix
Pennzoil Euro is the only one I've found that has the MS-12991 seal of approval. I am tempted to use Castrol Edge 5w-40 since I can get it locally, but with the turbo and Multi-air I am a little nervous and will likely just order 4 quarts of the Pennzoil.

My Jeep specs MS-6395 which if you read the spec pretty much any conventional will meet, but M1 isn't approved! Knowing how weak the spec is, I had no problem using M1.
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#4409417 - 05/20/17 09:49 AM Re: MS-12991 CHRYSLER OIL [Re: MSTUEBER]
Linctex Offline


Registered: 12/31/16
Posts: 3092
Loc: Waco, TX
If you take it to the dealer,
will they just fill it from the bulk tank?

Inquiring minds want to know.....

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#4409494 - 05/20/17 11:31 AM Re: MS-12991 CHRYSLER OIL [Re: Linctex]
dishdude Offline


Registered: 11/14/08
Posts: 7826
Loc: Phoenix
Originally Posted By: Linctex
If you take it to the dealer,
will they just fill it from the bulk tank?

Inquiring minds want to know.....


When I bought mine, they tried to sell me a maintenance package. The F&I guy was clear it needed synthetic which of course was an interesting conversation that I might have started to dive deeper into but I wanted to stay focused on the paperwork and not be distracted.
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2015 Grand Cherokee 3.6
M1 5w-30 Wix 10010

2017 124 Spider 1.4T
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#4409505 - 05/20/17 11:42 AM Re: MS-12991 CHRYSLER OIL [Re: MSTUEBER]
1JZ_E46 Offline


Registered: 04/04/16
Posts: 608
Loc: Oregon
Sounds like a similar spec to A40, LL-01, and MB 229.5 if Penn euro 5W-40 carries the approval you need. I'm sure any oil carrying the three aforementioned approvals will work great. I recommend Castrol 0W-40, because it's such a good value.
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#4411388 - 05/22/17 02:11 PM Re: MS-12991 CHRYSLER OIL [Re: MSTUEBER]
H_Tech Offline


Registered: 01/19/17
Posts: 23
Loc: Michigan
Originally Posted By: MSTUEBER
Bought a Fiat 124 Spider Abarth. It requires Chrysler MS-12991 oil or it recommends it. It took me forever to find
the oil. Found it on Amazon. Pennzoil Euro 5w40. Is this the only only it will take, or will any Euro 5w40 work with it?
Mark



Use 'Chrysler MS-12991' in your search on amazon. You should return several options for your Fiat 124.
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1993 Audi S4,Ravenol RRS 5W50,Ravenol MTF-2
2000 Ford F250 7.3PSD,Shell t-6,Redline gear oil
2005 VW Jetta 1.9L TDI,Ravenol VMO VW 505 01

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#4543291 - 10/14/17 02:58 PM Re: MS-12991 CHRYSLER OIL [Re: MSTUEBER]
HappyLittlePony Offline


Registered: 03/06/10
Posts: 114
Loc: FL
If anyone is interested, I've been scouring the internet for oils that meet this standard and the pickings are a little slim here in the USA. Here is what I found:

Amsoil: they don't explicitly state that it meets the standard, but they recommend their Classic European Formula 5w40
Pennzoil Platinum Euro 5w40. The oil recommended in the owners manual.
Valvoline 5w40 Synpower MST (not the regular 5w40).
Havoline: regular ProDS 5w40 but, oddly, not the Euro 5w40 they make.
Total Quartz 9000 Energy 5w40.
Ravenol VST 5w40.

And that is it!

I'd have no problem buying the Havoline, but I don't have any idea who sells it. The other brands are all for sale on Amazon, and I've seen the Pennzoil and the Valvoline on store shelves locally.

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#4556296 - 10/27/17 01:29 PM Re: MS-12991 CHRYSLER OIL [Re: HappyLittlePony]
H_Tech Offline


Registered: 01/19/17
Posts: 23
Loc: Michigan
Originally Posted By: HappyLittlePony
If anyone is interested, I've been scouring the internet for oils that meet this standard and the pickings are a little slim here in the USA. Here is what I found:

Amsoil: they don't explicitly state that it meets the standard, but they recommend their Classic European Formula 5w40
Pennzoil Platinum Euro 5w40. The oil recommended in the owners manual.
Valvoline 5w40 Synpower MST (not the regular 5w40).
Havoline: regular ProDS 5w40 but, oddly, not the Euro 5w40 they make.
Total Quartz 9000 Energy 5w40.
Ravenol VST 5w40.

And that is it!

I'd have no problem buying the Havoline, but I don't have any idea who sells it. The other brands are all for sale on Amazon, and I've seen the Pennzoil and the Valvoline on store shelves locally.


Seems there is some oil change kits on amazon and on blauparts with the RAVENOL VST that you mentioned. Seems convenient.
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1993 Audi S4,Ravenol RRS 5W50,Ravenol MTF-2
2000 Ford F250 7.3PSD,Shell t-6,Redline gear oil
2005 VW Jetta 1.9L TDI,Ravenol VMO VW 505 01

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