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  1. smokey engine, all fluids are fine

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    My engine has been smelling of burning oil more so than before, today after drive for 15 minutes on the highway, about 6 minutes were 90mph (gotta get to class) my engine was smoking. The hood cover is a bit ripped and I don't know if the smoke is that burning or more oil burning. Oil IS a bit...
  2. Oil Light Flashing, But Oil Is Full

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I had the oil changed (synthetic oil, at least supposedly) on my wife's 2004 VW Bug a couple of weeks ago, and the other day she was coming home and she said the oil light came on. I checked the dipstick and there seemed to be plenty of oil in there, so I started the car up. It ran for about...
  3. What oil for oil change??

    2.5 Liter Gas
    Hi all. I have a 2010 automatic, 5 cyl 2.5L. Warranty is up and I have to start changing my own oil. What kind do you use??
  4. 40K service, help me save some $$$!!

    2.5 Liter Gas
    Hi, my 06 Beetle is coming up on it's 40K service. Dealer wants big $$$ to do this for me. I'm fairly good with servicing various vehicles but to be honest, I just bought this car and my last VW was an '81 rabbit diesel, so.. quite a difference. There also doesn't seem to be a Chilton/Haynes...
  5. Oil change and oil filter questions

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hi everyone! I always value your help more than anywhere else and now my boyfriend is going to start doing my oil changes for me so I need to get all the information together for him. What kind of oil and oil filter to use? Where is the oil filter located? I did a search and found...
  6. 1.8t engine oil specs

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hi I live in the Caribbean, and I have a 2002 VW Passat with a 1.8t engine. I'm not the original owner of the car, it has about 45 000 miles. I'm having some trouble to find the kind of oils listed in the VW updated list before the "oil sludge" problem. The last oil change made to the car was...
  7. How do I change the oil 2007 Turbo

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I want to change the oil in my 2007 Turbo. Do I need special tools to get the oil pan cover off? Where is the filter and how do I get to it? Thanks for any help! I know there is a "trick" to do this! :D The engine is a 2.5 gas.
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