Since the VW Passat 1.8L engine has an Inherent Oil Sludge Problem, I would run an engine flush thru it.
Auto-RX I have heard nothing but good things about this product.
Once you get to the Rinse phase of the Auto-RX I would suggest using Castrol GTX 5W�30 and a Quality Wix Filter #51393.
Then once you have completed the Second Application and Step 5.
I would switch to a Full Synthetic designed to meet the VW Oil Standard 502.00 like AMSOIL's European Car Formula Synthetic 5W-40 Motor Oil (AFL) and a Quality Wix Filter #51393.
Models with 1.8L Engine codes AEB, ATW, AUG, AWM only use engine oil that conform to volkswagen oil standard VW 502.00 (with viscosities of SAE 5W-40, 5W-30 or 0W-40).
I would also on every other oil change use the Engine Flush Available from Amsoil. I would also keep a very detailed Maintenance log and all receipts.
I called VW the MAX oil change interval for the 1.8L engine is 5000 miles.
At least 29psi at 2000rpm.
synthetic is best
5w30 or 5w40
See the other FAQ thread about the use of an oil filter wrench when carrying out an oil change.
I would use Mobil 1 synthetic 5w40. It seems to work the best for me.
G12 nothing but G12
Synthetic from Mobil. 10W40 is probably best. How many miles and what type of oil previously used. Synthetic from Mobil. 10W40 is probably best. How many miles and what type of oil previously used.
Its normally a sign that the cylinder head gasket has failed and coolant is now able to mix with the oil
metal pan is the oil pan on 2003 Volkswagen Passat.
I use Mobile 1
I am looking for the same answer. I found Castrol Synthetic Oil meets the Volkswagen Passat requirements per the Passat manual. I found it at an Advance Auto Parts store. I havn't checked the drain plug location or type, or the filter location.
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The warning light symbols on a 1999 VW Passat could mean the car needs an oil change or that the gas cap is not tightly on. The warning lights can also malfunction and turn on due to a bad sensor.
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canola oil has been proved to be the best type of oil
Well, it depends, what year, what motor, diesel, gas... because each one uses a different viscosity oil.
Any name brand 10w30 is fine.