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What oil should I use 1.8t

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by Mart77, Oct 13, 2013.

  1. Mart77
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    Hi lads

    My oil lights just come on I have no idea about engines so I'm asking the question on what oil I need to use.


    Basically the car is 1.8t 190 s line it's got 92k on the clock and used only a few times a week it's going in for a full service in a s
    Few weeks.


    Any info would be great


    Mart
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    I would use 5w 30, but best not drive around with the light on how low is the oil level on the dip stick?
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    I've not look yet to be honest the the light came on and I took it really easy while I got home so I was driving for about 20 mins. Going to check it once the oil is levelling out.
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    is it oil level or oil pressure ??? yellow=level , red =pressure

    if yellow top up with 5w30 fully synthetic
    if red stop immediatedly possibility the pick up is blocked
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    I didn't know that :s so I've just checked and its deffo yellow that's coming up just checked the dip stick and its just got onto min.

    thanks for the info guys :)
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    5w40 if you drive hard, castrol edge fst! Really good stuff all my pipes and pick up have stayed extremely clean using it
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    millers oils for me
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    5w40 is wat u should be putting in
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