I can post those findings if you guys want in a few days when I get them back. Generally, vehicles with fixed service intervals require 502. And the o-ring appears as good as new. Golf R and Scirocco posts are welcome. Shell - I would neither recommend nor advise against - simply because whilst they are primarily a European company, they are known to source North American base stocks, which aint Group 5 esters. Changing the oil filter is pretty easy too, though not as easy as an all-in-one canister style.
With a high quality synthetic oil I don't think the oil is going to have any problem below 300-400°F. I'm not sure what oil temp would pose a problem for the engine, but I don't think 230°F+- 10° is going to pose a problem, or even much more for short bursts. It's nice that they put that green mark on the filter housing. The amount of variables involved is staggering to say the least. Glad my nuggets of info are getting noticed! The only thing that puts a doubt in my mind is that it says the 503. I would rather maintain the car myself as much as I can.
States they are for single not reusable use. Now, I have no idea how reliable any of these plastic components are. It brought the oil reading to exactly the top of the dipstick. I don't use oil on long trips, so I'm assuming that the consumption occurs when the engine is cold. What does the manual say about reusing the drain plug? Not because the order arrived a day early and correct, but because the response and attention suggest a commitment not evidenced at every online stop. The fifth pic shows the newly installed drain plug. The iron was through the roof! Tired of answering the same questions time and time again? Could you give some insights regarding the oil flow valve? Not quite 100% confident to storm into the manager's office and complain just yet.
It looks like it would cause splashing if you tried to pour in oil directly from its container. You can customize this oil change kit to fit your specific needs. There is no best oil. They have 5 liters of liqui-moly leichtauf for 34. Here is what it's set at : 1500 0 2000 1 2500 2 3000 3. So I stuck the funnel outlet to the side of the shelf. I'm a huge fan of motul and use their oils in my 2 stroke scooters which is neither here nor there.
That is incorrect, as not all 5W-30 oils are the same. The opening below the oil filler cap has a strange configuration, with a kind of shelf covering most of the hole. You may damage your car or void your warranty. Replace the cap O ring with new one with filter and place the filter in first then the cap it's easier that way I tried both. The plug is quite easy to remove, requiring just a medium flat head screwdriver and very little torque. It uses a corkscrew design with an o-ring gasket in the middle, and a protrusion on the outer surface that slips into a notch on the pan when the plug is fully seated. Your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed! I've had every oil change analyzed since I bought this car new.
It just takes a few turns of the screwdriver, and you can't turn any farther. I queried this and they insisted it was correct. It will give us a pretty good idea though, so ill do it anyway. Also note that each standard is compatible with, and supersedes, all previous oil standards. When i changed my oil 1. I had read on a few forums that high quality oil could lower oil temps a bit like 5-10°F possibly.
If I decide to do a change at 15K, I think I'll keep the plug the dealer installed at 10k. I did remove the plastic engine cover first. As you can see from the analysis the Castrol engine suffered more wear compared to mine. Or whether new ones should have come with my new filter, and perhaps got lost. You can see the corresponding paint mark on the housing in the third pic. It sure looks reusable but I don't know if I would trust that. There is no best oil.
You are correct in that an oil analysis doesn't lie. That keeps the air clean by lowering exhaust emissions, but it makes your engine dirtier internally. The problem came to light when I went to halfords to buy some oil for topping up. About 5L came out so I'm assuming consumption is about. The combination of innovative base oils — based on synthesis technology and the latest additive technology — guarantees an engine oil that reduces oil and fuel consumption and that ensures fast lubrication of the engine. Like the drain plug, it can screw in only so far. Yeah, you're right I wasn't saying any 5w-30.
I also plan on doing the and a few other shiny elements but these things will probably come after my savings toward light-weight forged Summer wheels. Disclaimer - the above information generally holds true unless stated otherwise, so always refer to the owner's manual for specifics. I know it has to be full synthetic, but does it have to be a certain brand or weight? Believe me, you'll know when it's right. Make Model Year Engine Audi S3 2015-2017 8V 2. There is just the oil that works for your car, your engine, your environment, and your driving habits. The second and third pics show the filter and filter housing, plus the long plastic arm I mentioned.
By the way, has anyone bothered doing an oil change at 1000 miles once the engine has been run in a bit? If you are an active contributor to the sub, you are already approved to edit. At 5000 miles, the old oil appeared in good condition. Amazon has the motul 8100 x-clean 5 liter jug for 63 bucks. If it can stand up to that without deforming or leaking, I don't see why it can't last past the life of the rest of the car. Our professionals carefully selected and tested every component of this kit to ensure the perfect fit and quality for this vehicle.