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2015 VW GSW TDI first oil change. #4683072
03/03/18 10:49 AM
03/03/18 10:49 AM
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Dunbar, WV USA
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Dunbar, WV USA
Castrol EDGE Professional LL03 5w30 VW507 ran almost 10k miles. Emission equipment has not been deleted.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/12Bf7qzwicjEPCT6mzvkwfSOnR78kzWOP/view?usp=drivesdk


02 VW Jetta TDI, Mobil Euro 0w40
15 VW GSW TDI, Castrol Edge Pro LL03 5w30
Re: 2015 VW GSW TDI first oil change. [Re: Provi] #4683084
03/03/18 11:02 AM
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I am at about 54000 miles on my 2013 VW Passat TDI. I had the emissions modified by VW and kept the car. I have used dealer supplied and installed Castrol Professional LL03 5W-30 oil at about 9-10,000 mile intervals since new. No issues! Car runs great and has been VERY dependable. Stay the course!


2013 VW Passat TDI SE, 58,500 miles Castrol Professional VW507 5W-30
2017 VW Golf All Track 17,170 miles Castrol Professional VW505 5W-40
Re: 2015 VW GSW TDI first oil change. [Re: Provi] #4689899
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Was this factory fill? Wonder where the sodium is coming from? The numbers aren't alarming, and they should come down in future tests.

I purchased mine as new-old-stock from VW after the TDI DieselGate Phase I fix was done. Part of the prep process after sitting on the lot for a year and a half was an oil change, so I did not test the factory fill.

Last edited by GeeTeeEyeGuy; 03/09/18 07:46 PM.

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