By using approved specification oil you will greatly improve your vehicles mechanical longevity and performance. Don't change your oil at 5K miles on a car that specifies 10. In reality it is a smart change interval where the car computer tracks exactly how the car is driven and tells the driver exactly right time to change the oil. Computer will use fixed service intervals and tell you when you should change oil. Simply use 0W-30 and you will be fine all around the year.
Hopefully, before you change the oil in your brand new Touareg. If they say no, then it is time to find another mechanic! As you loosen the cap, you may hear oil dripping from the filter housing back into the drain pan. You have to read to fully understand this concept. This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Hi-bred quick start and Hi output; off and on while saves fuel is also demanding from the oil. It is required as proof of purchase if you need to return a part for warranty. The base stock of the oil is 5w-30 and doesn't break down to 5w with use, so you can go much longer between changes.
My problem is that working at an oil change shop, I do not feel comfortable with my vehicle running 10k on an oil change. You work at an oil change place. Vehicle use this data to calculate when the oil should be changed using oil usage maps. Extract the oil from the dipstick tube. Wear metals will remain at safe levels during this entire first interval thanks to the initial run-in and flush at the factory before the engine was installed in your car. I have no experienced engine failure or excessive wear due to oil failure.
However in absence of the necessary sensors, computer will use fixed service interval and report it accordingly. Prices, specifications, manufacturers, availability, and special offers are subject to change without notice. Make the move and switch to Amsoil. I have seen several car owner manuals that are now stating that oils do not need to be changed but every 7,500 miles or more. This is how much he got out before extracting the oil out of the filter housing. The problem is that the viscosity increase is non-linear at colder temperatures and the effect of particulates is also non-linear.
It's this soot that so quickly turns diesel engine oil to the characteristic black color. It should perform a bit better in terms of fuel efficiency. This is a brand new 2013, retrofit kits not an option. Follow drain intervals recommended by your manufacturer or as stated in the vehicle's manual. The oil stayed somewhat honey-colored, then coffee-colored until almost 1000 miles when it was as black as Satan's soul.
As you loosen the cap, you may hear oil dripping from the filter housing back into the drain pan. This is important as the filter has to be in the proper and correct position to allow this to happen - do not force the filter housing cap down with force as you may end up with a improperly installed filter or break the filter extension. Really should dump the myth about oil changes. . I find it interesting that Porsche requires 5,000 oil changes, even though it is basically the same engine.
Excellent filters too will help protect your engine from contamination. So your engine only lives 350,000 miles instead of 400,000. Overtightening will damage the o-ring. I know that you can retrofit the dipstick. Its your choice if you want to pay us more. It is possible they are looking at the miles you drive compared to the average and assuming you drive short trips which are particularly tough on diesels and need to change oil more frequently or that your oil looks especially dirty.
Their lubricants are manufactured within their own refinery and factory in Germany to the highest European O. However I tried to summarize it below for the impatient. Personally, I wouldn't take a car of that age to a main dealer, once it's got the the age when keeping a full service history is no longer important, I'd go with a small independant or do it myself. It is irrelevant if you have 1,600,000 miles on a vehicle. This is currently the only oil specification approved for use on your engine. You seem to have come up with it yourself. Some automotive manufacturers are backing down on oil change intervals to 5,000 miles or less and some advocate changing the oil at least every 6 months as well.
This allows for higher flow rates while providing outstanding filtration. There are a great deal of 507. It gave me about 3000 miles before I started to leak near the gasket. Edited to add that you won't harm your engine by running 10K miles with a 507 oil. It's this soot that so quickly turns diesel engine oil to the characteristic black color.
That at least would take the sting out of draining expensive C30-spec engine oil along with the soot. I would recommend a Mann filter. Lasts up to 150,000 miles or five years! The oil circuit is of central importance here, as only clean engine oil can permanently ensure consistent engine performance. The replacement oil filter unit comes with a new o-ring for its cap. Without going into detail, their stated reason is the low quality - specifically the cetane rating - of diesel fuel in the United States. Hence the lowered oil change interval. Sure you can change oil sooner than need but that will only help spending more money.