[Vwdiesel] RE: New oil standards for TDI PD motor, VW 505.01

david raistrick keen at type2.com
Tue Mar 30 14:24:13 EST 2004

On Tue, 30 Mar 2004, Chuck Carnohan wrote:

> Castrol Syntec is what the dealership here in Idaho uses.  It is
> available at Walmart.  My maintenance schedule for a '03 Golf TDI shows

This is fine for an '03, but NOT an '04!!  If your dealer is doing this to
'04 models, they risk VOIDING the warranty on the engine!

See the TSB on this issue (note that some earlier 2004 owners manuals
incorrectly state that 505.00 should be used...)


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