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Engine Oil for A3 1.8T

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Ozzyb, Jun 19, 2008.

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    [Jun 19, 2008]
    Hi Guys,

    Just a quick one, is Castrol Edge 5W-30 the right Oil for my Car. I've read so many threads that i'm not sure which is the correct one??
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    Clach A3 - 1.8Ts

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    [Jun 19, 2008]
    Depends on the age of the car or if it is on longlife service intervals (i.e 20k). If so, Audi is the ideal place to go for their longlife oil. I personally came off that level of servicing at 60k and now use Valvoline Maxlife (semi-synthetic) 10w 40 with no complaints...Change it every 6k. Go for the well known brands such as you mentioned above synthetic or semi-synthetic 5w-30 is ok

    Hope that helps mate... :thumbsup:
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    [Jun 20, 2008]
    Thanks Clach:o.k:
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