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Offline BingVW

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Which oil for top up MK8 Gti
« on: 21 November 2023, 10:29 »
Hi all,

As per the title which oil do VW recommend and use to top up the MK8 GTi?

Thanks

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Re: Which oil for top up MK8 Gti
« Reply #1 on: 21 November 2023, 12:06 »
0W-20
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Offline BillSan

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Re: Which oil for top up MK8 Gti
« Reply #2 on: 21 November 2023, 13:37 »
It should be shown on a silver sticker at the front of the engine compartment.
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Offline davo245

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Re: Which oil for top up MK8 Gti
« Reply #3 on: 21 November 2023, 15:40 »
Hi all,

As per the title which oil do VW recommend and use to top up the MK8 GTi?

Thanks

B


I use (well will when I need to add any) shell helix ultra 0w-20 £20 plus at dealers £13 from euo car parts  :wink:
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Re: Which oil for top up MK8 Gti
« Reply #4 on: 27 November 2023, 14:54 »
Cheers all.  Also does anyone know if you can check the oil on the info/dash like in a 911?

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Offline BillSan

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Re: Which oil for top up MK8 Gti
« Reply #5 on: 27 November 2023, 15:04 »
I don't think you can check it, but a message comes up telling you how much to add if it drops below the minimum level.
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Re: Which oil for top up MK8 Gti
« Reply #6 on: 28 November 2023, 11:47 »
No it's dip stick only
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Re: Which oil for top up MK8 Gti
« Reply #7 on: 29 November 2023, 08:46 »
thanks all
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