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Oil Min warnig - 2.0l TDI 170 Oil Grade/Spec?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by S3 Dave, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. S3 Dave
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    S3 Dave Now running on Heavy Oil

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    [Feb 9, 2012]
    Hi all,

    My 2007 2.0l Tdi 170 Bleeped at me on the way to work with oil Min which I only hope isn't the rocker cover issue after new injectors!

    Anyway car was serviced @ an independent prior to my purchase and is on Longlife plan currently.

    What Make/grade of oil do i need to top it up?? Got a Halfrauds/motor factors or a VW garage on my way home...........

    Cheers!
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    quantum longlife 111 from vw is all i use on audis
    but if its just a top up it must be 5w30 longlife vw spec 507 .00
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    TPS (Trader Parts Specialists) sell the Long Life 3 oil quite cheap, it's in gold bottles.
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    Got some Castrol Edge on the way home all sorted. How much oil do the 2.0 l TDI's use??? i've never had to top oil up between services on any other motor i've had. But it is the first oil burner i've owned :).
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    to get from min to max will be approx 1 litre

    capacity 4.5 litres
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    S3 Dave Now running on Heavy Oil

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    Nice one! how much oil do the 2.0l engines use is 1l since May normal ish?
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    Pretty much, mine has used 1L since 1st August (170 DSG)
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    Will vary car to car, don't think mine uses any!
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