[A4] No warm-up...?
caliban at sharon.net
Wed Nov 10 12:24:10 EST 2004
At 8:49 AM -0600 11/10/04, Joel Landsverk wrote:
>Thanks Dan & QC! That's exactly what I was referring to. If you
>check out this month's Car and Driver, Csaba Csere's column talks
>about this issue. Quincy's right when he calls out owners that are
>not following the recommended service intervals of 5k mile oil
>changes. I asked my mechanic just yesterday about this and he said
>VAG has changed the spec on the oil they recommend and require now
>for them to stand behind the extended warranty.
>Apparently, all owners of longitudinally mounted 1.8t's got this
>letter from Audi explaining the extended warranty. Apparently, the
>sludging issue only affects the A4's and Passats. I never got one.
i think i got it, in the letter that describes the kind of oil
we're now required to use.
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