Running car

Asked by Mar 06, 2016 at 11:41 AM about the 2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

Question type: General

I was at a party and it was cold so I turned  the car
on before I crashed to get some heat on (had no
other place to stay) and anyways I passed out and
left it running for about 6 hours or so... is this bad
for the car? Someone told me I should get an oil
change ASAP.

1 Answer


Wouldn't hurt to get the oil changed, Idling for that long your lucky to be alive, carbon monoxide, and it is not good for the engine.

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