[Biturbos4] How does the 'service in xxxx miles' work ?

Keman keman at interwolf.net
Thu Mar 11 10:56:41 EST 2004

This just in...

New for '04 all turbo engines get synthetic for their oil changes... dealer

For '05 all models get synthetic period.

Audi got tired of buying people engines.... >:)

- Keman

> In my opinion (and experience) if you only service your S4 when audi
> "recommends" it then you are likely to shorten the life of your engine.
> 10,000 mile oil changes are what audi recommends, however even 5000
> miles is a stretch on a turbo engine.  I have never seen that service
> message come up since I get mine done every 2500 to 3000 miles.  Well,
> at least for oil changes...  If you 've ever taken the valve cover off
> an engine that has had oil changes past 3000 miles, you would know what
> I mean.  lot's of burned on oil residue coaring every single part.  YUK!
> Mike

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