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engine oil change should i get a genuine oil filter

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by dusty, Jul 8, 2011.

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    i would like to do an engine oil and filter change at the weekend on my 2001 s3, ive only had the car a couple of months and its my first audi, should i buy genuine oil and filter from audi or get oil and filter from a motor factors, does anyone know roughly how much oil and filter would cost from audi, thanks in advance people.
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    Genuine filters are £6.00 incl VAT from dealers, its guaranteed to fit and for £6 why go pattern.
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    ok thanks mate, i will buy genuine, i expected the filter to be a lot dearer than that from audi, im also going to fit a magnetic sump plug to.
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    Dealer prices can often be surprisingly good, and on some things eye wateringly expensive, but always worth checking before going pattern part
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    Or get it from TPS...my genuine oil filter is only £4.80 inc vat.
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    i always use Fram filters. normally only about £5
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