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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by RYes3, Jul 22, 2013.

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    [Jul 22, 2013]
    Does the car know what service interval its on? I know they all get long life oil at the factory but I want to use the interval servicing instead. Car is a 62 plate RS3. Thanks in advance.
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    Ive just had my S3 serviced (Oil & Filter) was told it was on the long life service plan, they have changed it over to yearly service as I prefer servicing every year.
    You should be able to see through menu as mine still said over a year till next service before I got it serviced.
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    That's just the thing, it only has 4500 miles on it and I have had it since October last year. Its telling me I have 5600 miles till oil service or 265 days. That takes it well over a year?
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    [Jul 22, 2013]
    Ask it 😂
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    [Jul 22, 2013]
    Pull out the right puller on your dials, it sticks out of the speedo

    As long as oil is set to 10k the inspection is usually 20k.
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    [Jul 23, 2013]
    Mine is set to 10K but I service my S3 every 5K anyway

    Is the Oil figure adaptive? Does it know when it needs an Oil change or is it not that clever?
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    Really? I'm not at my car to try it now. Where does it tell you, on the DIS?
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    Allegedly it's that clever. I used to do mine every 12k regardless of what the computer said.
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