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Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B7 Chassis)' started by READER84, Sep 18, 2013.

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    Had a warning light come up this morning saying my oil level was minimum, what oil should i get to fill her back up? Halfords suggests 5w30? Should i use semi or fully synthetic? What brands should i look at or avoid? Thanks
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    54reg 2.0 tdi s-line by the way
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    do you know what oil is already in there ?
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    Nope :(
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    Fully synthetic that conforms to the Audi standard, Castrol, Mobil, Fuchs are what I use.
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    5w30 Fully? Think ill go with castrol, is edge any better than normal?
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    I've always used castrol edge 5w30 in my audi
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    Give Oilman a pm, he is the best knowledgeable one about oil on here.
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    You shouldn't mix your oil up Matey If you are unsure. If you have the service book and the last service was a VAG dealer....good chance it will be VAG long life...should maybe say in the service book. For the same price a full tank of derv you could treat your pride and joy to an oil and filter change and put in some nice fresh gear to be on the safe side.

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