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Oil Capacity - Oil & Filter Change

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Silky-S3, Feb 4, 2012.

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    Hi guys,

    Got myself a new audi oil filter and sump plug today as I want to carry out a oil change on the S3 before it goes to Stage 2+. Does anyone know how much oil the S3 needs when changing it? Ive seen 5l and 4l talked about. Off to pick up some Castrol Edge 5-30w in the morning, so need to know how much to get!

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    You need 5L mate.

    In future just book it online with national tyres, they changed my oil and filter for £38. No messing around, no oil to dispose of.
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    What oil do they put in it?
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    Castrol edge 5w30.
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    Worth knowing Dave, thanks. Will use them for my interim changes rather than doing them myself at that price (always do an oil change between each dealer service).
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    Cheers, 5L it is!

    No way would I take my car to National Tyres, would rather do it myself even if it cost me double the price!
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    I sat and watched them, you can't really go wrong tbh. Much more convienient than DIY and probably cheaper too.
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    Did they use a genuine OEM filter?
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    They just ordered one off Eurocarparts. Think it was a Bosch one. You can take your own one if you prefer OEM.
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    Just picked up some Castrol Edge in Asda for £33 for 4L! :)
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    Hope it all vw/audi spec 507.01
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