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What oil for a S3 urgent

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Morells, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. Morells

    Morells Active Member

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    Hey everyone the oil light came on saying min oil level and wanted to know what oil to put in it so I can buy some before the garage shuts thanks everyone
     
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  3. Turbo jay

    Turbo jay Leather repair specialist

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    I use castrol edge 5w30, you really want too be checking the oil every couple of weeks depending on the mileage you do( I check mine weekly seeing as we all know the 2.0tfsi engine can use a lot). I wouldn't advise waiting till the oil light comes on, also If unsure about what oil has already been used I would just top it up for now then get an oil change ASAP,then you always know what oil is being used in your car.
     
  4. smiler2012

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    ye 5-30 fully synthetic
     
  5. Morells

    Morells Active Member

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    Thanks guys got hold of my mechanic he said 5/30 I normaly keep on top of it but been a hectic month traveling to relatives
     
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    Lewis583 Active Member
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    Make sure the 5w-30 oil is up to the correct VW spec. It will state the spec in either the owners manual/service book.
     
  7. A3Kent

    A3Kent Well-Known Member
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    Put your reg into the halfords web site
     

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