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    Oil for A3

    I have an audi A3, 2.0L. TDI,Diesel, garage say must top up oil every 1000 miles, just checked and it is quit low. Must I use Audi recommended or is there a cheaper type that is just as good ? Thanks in advance

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    For a diesel engine any oil meeting the requirements of VW spec 507.00 is OK. This includes Castrol Edge 5W-30 and Shell Helix Ultra VX 5W-30.

    It usually says on the container if it meets the VW507.00 spec.
    Dave R (h5djr)
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    A3 8V 2.0 TDI-184 Sportback Sport s-tronic quattro - Silver + lots of options - my 9th A3

 

 

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