PASSAT TDI-PD 2003

Asked by May 08, 2010 at 12:51 PM about the 2003 Volkswagen Passat

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I RECENTLY PUT 15W-30 SEMI SYNTHETIC COMMA OIL IN MY PASSAT TDI-PD, IT MEETS
505.00 SPECIFICATION, BUT CAN I RUN THIS-OR WILL IT DAMAGE MY ENGINE IN TIME ?IM
TOLD 505.01 IS THE SPECIFIDE OIL

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35

The problem with not using the correct Volkswagen certified oil is actully not the engine but the lubrication of the camshaft that works the Injection pumps in a Pomp duece or direct injection unit injection system, not the engine bearings etc.

25

Your Oil is only for Diesel without Pumpe-Düse-Injection.You have to change your oil because the injection-element isn't greased enough.Here in Germany the replacement of a single injector costs ca. 500€.But you have 4 of them! In the worst case,the injector can break and damage your engine.

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