- Nov 9, 2020
Hello, I'm using the Mobil 1 5W40 TDT and would like to know how miles can I get out of the 5w40 TDT before it need to be changed? I'm running it in my late model Vw beetle 1.8T...Thanks
Only way to really see how far it would be good till is to draw a sample and send it in for a used oil analysis (UOA) after a given period of mileage or hours.Hello, I'm using the Mobil 1 5W40 TDT and would like to know how miles can I get out of the 5w40 TDT before it need to be changed? I'm running it in my late model Vw beetle 1.8T...Thanks
1) Use correct VW502.00 oil. (see list on Audi's website)
2) Use the larger oil filter to increase capacity (068 115 561B or equivalent)
3) Regular oil changes, 5000 miles max
Mostly longitudinal engines due to smaller sump. Any good synthetic oil will cut it as long as HTHS is min. 3.5. TDT in that engine will work.2nd thread.....
The 1.8T's engine is known for this issue from as far as I researched on this forum. Most threads were for addressing the issue, so I hope we can focus this one on prevention measures to take in order to avoid sludge. So far, the following points were suggested: - Regular oil changes...www.audizine.com
I had that engine in Passat as well as my roommate.Yes.....that post is from 2008....so VW502 is now superseded with WV 504/507 anyway
Your "request" with HTHS min 3.5 is in place.....and covers "just everything".in 10w40....5w40....5w30.....from ACEA A3/B4 derivates ( VW 502....BMW LL-01 .....MB 229.3....229.5)
To C3 derivates (VW 504/507.....BMW LL-04.....MB 229.31....229.51....229.52)....
Even Acea Ex will work OK in 00 era gasser!