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what type off oil

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by brownie 25, Apr 16, 2010.

  1. brownie 25

    brownie 25 Member

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    what is the best oil for my 2001 a4 2.5tdi v6.have heard a few story's about people using the wrong oil with devastating outcome.

    tks
     
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  3. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator
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    The oil spec is in the handbook.

    The 'wrong' oil applies mainly to the 1.8T's where the mix of mineral and synthetic can cause the oil pick up to block.
     
  4. swarcup

    swarcup Well-Known Member

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    i use castrol edge 5w30, had no problems:icon_thumright:
     

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