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Oil top up

murph Nov 3, 2007

  1. murph

    murph Member

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    Just checked my oil level and it could do with a top up. It's due a service in December so will get oil and filter changed then. Can someone tell me what oil I should use in the mean time? It’s an A3 TDI
     
  2. jcs356

    jcs356 Brum brum

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    What year is the car and is it on AVS (variable servicing)?
     
  3. madvw

    madvw Active Member

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    Ask audi to be sure, but I think you can use upto 1 litre of non AVS spec oil between services in an emergency. As long as you dont mix non synthetic with synthetic or wildly different viscosities, you should be fine.
     
  4. murph

    murph Member

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    Its a 2003 and it's not on AVS
     
  5. murph

    murph Member

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    Can anyone help???????

    One Audi garage said I need 5w-30 oil and the other Audi garage said 0-30. Audi did tell me the car was on longlife service
     
  6. madvw

    madvw Active Member

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    best bet is to ring the garage that serviced it last and ask what they used.
     

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