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oil ? again
« on: 20 October 2008, 22:18 »
just serviced my 1.8t with 5w 40 know that is what my dealer said to me to use  :undecided:


so we have 5w 30,5w 40,10w 40

what is the right oil?

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Re: oil ? again
« Reply #1 on: 20 October 2008, 22:25 »

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Re: oil ? again
« Reply #2 on: 20 October 2008, 22:27 »
EDGE 5W-30          

T2** **A    
VOLKSWAGEN (VAG)
Golf 2.0 GTi 16V
1993 - 1997

Get the feeling it's made a mistake?

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Re: oil ? again
« Reply #3 on: 20 October 2008, 22:28 »
EDGE 5W-30          

T2** **A    
VOLKSWAGEN (VAG)
Golf 2.0 GTi 16V
1993 - 1997

Get the feeling it's made a mistake?

Ah yes thats the mk3 ABF engine  :grin:

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Re: oil ? again
« Reply #4 on: 20 October 2008, 22:30 »
Get 1.8T GTI from the model list :

EDGE 5W-30   

VOLKSWAGEN (VAG)   


 

Golf 1.8T GTi 20V Turbo (QG1 - 110/132kW) 

PT 

1999 - 2004 

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Re: oil ? again
« Reply #5 on: 20 October 2008, 22:31 »
It has no idea what my car is.  Seems to recommend the same oil though regardless!

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Re: oil ? again
« Reply #6 on: 20 October 2008, 22:31 »
mine said the same p reg 2.0 16v mk3  :shocked:

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Re: oil ? again
« Reply #7 on: 20 October 2008, 22:33 »
mine said the same p reg 2.0 16v mk3  :shocked:

Try the model search it says 5w 30.

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Re: oil ? again
« Reply #8 on: 20 October 2008, 22:34 »
yep it says 5w 30 ormagnatec 10w 40

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Re: oil ? again
« Reply #9 on: 20 October 2008, 22:35 »
Maybe we should use 5W-30 then?