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    Oil change

    looking at doing this to my 2005 a3 2.0tdi sport.
    Is it simple to do as dropping the 3/4 engine tray and undoing the sump plug and changing the ol filter from the engine bay??
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    Same priciple as changing the oil on any car. Just don't over fill the oil when replacing it and worth replacing the sump plug and seal at the same time...
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    sorry, what seal??

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    There is a rubber seal on the sump plug (O ring) which can go hard over time, so worth changing for the sake of a couple of pounds...
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    Ok cheers for that

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    another question will my a3 get up on some ramps i will be getting to get the engine under cover off or can this be done without ramps and on my drive?

    cheers

 

 

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