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What engine oil??

natedogg
19-09-08, 22:06
Anybody know what oil for my 97 2.5 tdi 102bhp??Also on my dipstick i have an area marked with a sort of crossed area do i fill it to the top of this???Sorry for bein a doppy tw*t im useless with engine stuff.

vwmadmillsy
19-09-08, 22:10
The criss cross area on dipstick is the minimum - max mark; fill only to top of the mark any more oil than needed can ruin the cat.
Oil is diesel fully synthetic cant remember the exact grade, bloody expensive.:)

dickyfixit
19-09-08, 23:29
The dealers gave me semi synta today hope thats ok as im oil and filtering it in the morning

malla1962
20-09-08, 08:47
The dealers gave me semi synta today hope thats ok as im oil and filtering it in the morningIm sure mine has semi in it.

Dazboi
20-09-08, 09:22
for the t4 we use 15w40 mineral oil from castrol its tection, synthetic oils are used on the t5 product

willonmitchell
20-09-08, 20:40
i went to vw dealer for big botle of the stuff. not expensive and its what they recomend.