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  1. Engine & Gearbox
    Last time it had a service, the garage in my new area put my 1.9TD T5 on 1 year service interval, and didn't tell me (previously on longlife service). Now I only do about 7000 miles per year and want to be on long interval service, so I'm not servicing every year. Can I go back, or am I...
  2. Engine & Gearbox
    im trying to use a 12v oil sucker to remove some oil in my 2006 T5 2.5 PDC motor. It works on my passat 2.0l, but the tube wont "hit" the oil in the t5 even though the tube is being pushed in as far as the length of the dipstick. Is there some sort of baffle in the sump which only allows a...
  3. Engine & Gearbox
    Hi All, I'm just curious that have someone changed automatic transmission fluids with flushing? Or could someone give instructions how to do it properly? (I have additional cooler and dipstick fitted on my transmission.)
  4. Engine & Gearbox
    Which oil do I use for 1.9 t5 2008 with 98000 I want to do quick oil change and filter before going to France on 10/7 any tips or advise [email protected] thanks
  5. Engine & Gearbox
    Evening all. Needing to change the oil on my van, the computer at my work lists 5w30 for it. Someone who I know that runs a t4 says to use 10w40, can anyone shed any light on it for me please?? We stock 5w30 but not 10w40 Cheers
  6. Engine & Gearbox
    Recently I had to get Boris serviced early, due to noisy hydraulic tappets. This cured the problem, but I was concerned as he had only done about 7000 since the last service and 9 months. This got me thinking that perhaps I should change the engine oil every six months regardless of any...
  7. Engine & Gearbox
    Ok I have done some searches both here and on google and I am still none the wiser. My 2.5TDi (88hp) T4 has a 506 sticker on the slam panel. GSF and Eurocar parts recommend carlube 5w40 fully synth triple R but that doesn't meet 506, only 505.01 for PD engines. There is also a semi-synth...
  8. Engine & Gearbox
    Hi All My sump plug is stuck - like really stuck - and before I get serious on its , ideally I need a spare sump to hand - just in case. Van is a 2.5TDI (88hp) Cheers VT
  9. Engine & Gearbox
    Gona do an oil change on me Velle as its due one (and oil has turned brown after this (http://tinyurl.com/yeh255y) but can't remember what type of oil to get and what brand. The Velle details are: 2.5 petrol AAF Auto 129K on the clock Last oil change 5K ago Would 15W/40 be ok???? Also, the...
  10. Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, i am new on the forum and am located in Australia. I have searched the forum high and low and cannot for the life of me find out how much oil to put in a 2ltr petrol t4 95 model, and also what a good weight would be to put in it? Any help would be much appreciated!!!
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