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

2 Answers

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.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Change from semi synthetic to full synthetic oil in a 03' Passat TDI. 4 answers

    I have been using semi synthetic oil in my 03' Passat 1.9 TDI. Would it be a bad idea to start using full synthetic oil now after a full engine flush? It is the recommended oil and offers better pro...

    2003 Volkswagen Passat

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Passat possoble tranny? 10 answers

    I just purchased a 2003 passat. It shifts smoothly through every gear except when put in reverse it makes a loud "clank". Is there any reason for this one particular gear to have problems? If the...

    2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2003 Passat won't start 2 answers

    I was replacing the starter on my Passat , didn't realize the new one was bad also(autozone) checked it for me. Anyways while in the process I thought my battery was dead too so i used the one from ...

    2003 Volkswagen Passat GL

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • do you know where I can download a 2003 volkswagen passat owners manual??? 1 answer

    2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Pros and cons of owning a VW passat tdi? 2 answers

    I have a 08 Tahoe that is paid for but with 16mpg's, and a busy family of traveling baseball, I'm trying to decide if trading for a passat would be worth it?

    Volkswagen Passat

    -

    General

Search Volkswagen Passat Questions

Volkswagen Passat Experts

#1 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 1,160
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,110
#3 valeriewalk
valeriewalk
Reputation 990
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Jetta
461 Great Deals out of 31,245 listings starting at $150
Used Honda Accord
811 Great Deals out of 81,613 listings starting at $899
Used Toyota Camry
1,091 Great Deals out of 96,268 listings starting at $1,250
Used Audi A4
260 Great Deals out of 11,458 listings starting at $800
Used Nissan Altima
1,087 Great Deals out of 82,558 listings starting at $670
Used BMW 3 Series
1,372 Great Deals out of 37,826 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Civic
667 Great Deals out of 77,417 listings starting at $1,000
Used Hyundai Sonata
606 Great Deals out of 51,095 listings starting at $1,300
Used Volkswagen GTI
94 Great Deals out of 6,109 listings starting at $2,299
Used Volkswagen Golf
28 Great Deals out of 2,441 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,006 Great Deals out of 85,672 listings starting at $1,995
Used Nissan Maxima
347 Great Deals out of 25,223 listings starting at $1,400
Used Volkswagen Touareg
39 Great Deals out of 2,358 listings starting at $2,995

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
11,622 listings starting at $15,580
2016 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 1,105 listings starting at $12,295
2015 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
58 Great Deals out of 2,718 listings starting at $9,741
2014 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
32 Great Deals out of 822 listings starting at $7,450
2013 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
41 Great Deals out of 1,038 listings starting at $5,000