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Service time again (Oil Advice)

Discussion in 'A6/S6/Allroad forum (C5 Chassis)' started by TwistedMind, Jan 13, 2013.

  1. TwistedMind

    TwistedMind Long Live The A6

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    Hi All

    Well its oil change time again. I used castrol magnatec 5w30 last time and to be honest its ****e !

    What do you all recommend ?

    1.9 TDI A6 2000 plate with 160K on the clock
     
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  3. TYphoon GB

    TYphoon GB Active Member

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  4. TwistedMind

    TwistedMind Long Live The A6

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    Will try them Tyohoon, but what oild shall i look at?

    And have you ever tried castol edge ?
     
  5. TYphoon GB

    TYphoon GB Active Member

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    I'm running Mobile 1 both on my TT and the A6...... sorry never tried Castrol Edge
     
  6. fishyfish

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    As far as I understand it, Castrol Edge is the equivalent of what Audi themselves put in these days (branded under the name of Quantum), so it can't be too bad... and price is usually pretty good if you don't buy it from the stealers.
     
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    Which engine? AFN or a PD?
     
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    adamss24 Well-Known Member

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    Quantum 5w40 fully synthetic... If you have a PD engine i would stop using castrol magnatec as it's not good for the cams in these...
     
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    Eurocarparts often have a 20% discount offer code which includes oil. I used Shell Helix in my last car which met the correct vw specs. Current code is ALL20
     
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    If you drop it in the basket and go to checkout but do not complete they sometimes send a 30% buy now code
     
  11. TwistedMind

    TwistedMind Long Live The A6

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    Cheers all, I have used the 5 30 edge. Engine seems to be a little noisy. Will keep an eye on it.
     

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