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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by tr1ck, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. tr1ck
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    [Oct 16, 2013]
    this has probably been discussed a number of times but i cant seem to find it anyway.
    Servicing my A3 2.0tdi 170bhp at the weekend, does anyone know how much oil they take?
    thanks
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    [Oct 16, 2013]
    typically 4.5 litres if filter changed... best pour in 4 litres, check dip stick and add more as required.
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    [Oct 17, 2013]
    yeah 4.5 when changing the filter and near as dam it 5ltrs if you put a new sump on
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    [Oct 17, 2013]
    Yes as others have said, 4.5 after filter change
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    [Oct 18, 2013]
    Okay thanks guys
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    [Oct 18, 2013]
    Put 4 litres in, run engine at tickover for half a minute or so while checking for leaks, switch off, let the oil settle while you have a cup of tea, then check and top up as necessary.

    Textbook! :rock:
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    [Oct 18, 2013]
    Ideal, I'm doing fuel filter aswell but apparently there's a choice of 3
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    [Oct 18, 2013]
    Get it from tps or a dealer give them reg they should be able to work out what it needs to be
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