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what oil do you use for a 170 tdi quattro

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by gaz4410, Feb 25, 2011.

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    [Feb 25, 2011]
    driving home tonight my engine oil light came on saying minimum oil, is it ok to carry on driving
    can anybody tell me what oil i need to purchase.

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    gary
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    [Feb 25, 2011]
    That is not a good sign at all, i would get oil in it ASAP and wouldn't drive it. Would think you need 5/30 for long life service or 5/40 for fixed service intervals.
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    [Feb 25, 2011]
    I would just get some oil in pronto, now is not the time to choose a brand etc. Some Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 Fully synthetic will be all good.


    Alex
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    [Feb 26, 2011]
    Any oil that is to vag spec 507 00 Like the mobil esp 5w30 or castrol edge 5w30 both sold in halfords
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