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What oil for my car? 2.0 TDI BKD

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Graham89, Aug 29, 2013.

  1. Graham89

    Graham89 Derv Perv

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    As the title suggests. Mobil website states 5w-30 however I have also seen some saying
    5w-40. Can anybody confirm for me what it should be. I have used 5-30 in the past but been told this is wrong by my mechanic.
     
  2. Mr. B

    Mr. B English...not so good

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    Castrol edge fully synthetic 5w30, does the job.
     
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    fangio Well-Known Member

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    +1! :thumbsup:
     
  4. TDI140

    TDI140 Well-Known Member

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    ^^^ thats the one i use also keep an extra one in the boot just incase
     
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    +2 !! :thumbsup:
     
  6. Jack_tdi

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    I use quantum which VAG recommend.... The viscosity will be in your service book....
     
  7. leecool

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    I used Shell Helix Ultra 5W-40, car runs smooth & quiet. Got it from a reputable dealer on Ebay & saved a bundle!:arco:
     
  8. bigal23

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    why 5w-40 should you not run 5w-30?
     
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    How dyou get the model of car you have to appear on bottom of your post?
     

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