engine oil usage

  1. Exit_the_Ratrace

    2017 204 Bi-Turbo Engine Swap by VW Main Dealer

    Hi, long time reader first time poster here. I am finally getting my engine swapped under warranty from VW. Engine is ordered (paid for by VW) and hopefully installed within the next week or two. Question is, what else is worth swapping / upgrading whilst the block is out and easy to access...
  2. F

    Oil in water

    Hello i have a t6 2018 its had got a new motor about 60000km and it’s already starting to trouble. It has water in the oil, thought it first was the normal kind with condensation but it wants to be filled with oil every now and then (started about 1-1,5 month ago) have maybe filled 0,5 liters...
  3. M

    2020 110PS manual: engine oil usage

    Afternoon all, A bit of advice please from those of you who know your engine stuff. I'm looking to bid/buy on a 2020 2.0 TDI 110 with 17k miles on the clock, not been serviced yet but has just been topped up with 2 litres of oil. Should I be concerned with this amount of oil usage on a low...
  4. F

    150PS heavy oil usage

    Prajem všetkým pekný večer. Chcel by som sa opýtať na veľké množstvo oleja, ktoré spotrebuje môj Multivan T6. Nedávno som si kúpil svoj prvý Multivan T6, rok 2015, 110kw150ps, za takmer 27 000 eur od súkromného predajcu v Nemecku, nenajazdil som ani 5000 km a spotreboval už 2,5 litra motorového...
  5. B

    Min To Max On Dipstick - how much oil?

    We have a 22 plate T6.1 and the oil level is now on absolute minimum level. How much oil does it take to top it up to full. The reason I ask us that this is a Motability vehicle so I am not allowed to top it up. This is the 2nd time I have brought it to VW to be done, last time they did...
  6. Y

    Oil Volume Min To Max On Dipstick?

    Changed my engine oil & filter and refilled with a measured 7.4 litres of oil. Checking after a long run the level is about 20% below max allowable on the dipstick. But - owner's manual doesn't say how much oil is required to fill from min to max (very, very, helpful). Anybody know? This is for...
  7. C

    Oil Use. What's 'normal'?

    I have a 67 plate 204ps T6 with ~60k on the clock. I've had it a couple of years and noticed early on that it uses a bit of oil. I've not kept tab of top ups but I'd say I'm probably adding half a litre every 4000 miles or so. Just happened to flag a low oil warning this weekend which suggests it...
  8. Hannah

    Oil disappearing

    Hello everyone, I have only discovered the app, and have being looking to find some answers to a problem im having with my T6 its a 2017 model 2.0 litre diesel automatic i bought it 3 years ago, in the last engine service i noticed after about 5,000 km it had used about a litre and a half of...
  9. Jonni2rets

    Advised oil level over filled

    Hi all bit of advice needed, just last week having my t6 in for a new head unit I was advised the oil level was over full and would need draining when I was collecting my vehicle. Was told do I do many miles or short trips in it, I said it was driven ever every day and did long trips but now...
  10. B

    T6 Poor running, Inlet manifold oil and carbon build up

    Hi All Long story and apologies for lack of concise info. Got a 2017 T6 Sportline with 60k miles. I have had it from 12 months old and for the past 3 years i have had unresolved issues of cutting out, excessive oil usage, wooly performance and poor mpg. Had it back many times in warranty and out...
  11. catfood12

    Oil Analysis shows high levels of Iron

    Mates I regularly get engine oil analysed, and never really have an issue. Report has just come back form the T6. 2017, 204 (CXEB), 45K miles. Oil is 12 months, 7k miles old, TPS Quantum 5W40, high levels of iron; For comparison, my 140K mile old Cayenne 4.2 V8D came back at 29PPM iron. A...
  12. M

    Engine oil usage 180PS Bi-TDi

    Hi Everyone, whats the average oil consumption for a 2.0 tdi 180 bi turbo.
  13. D

    2017 204 oil consumption issues [Resolved]

    Hi, found a couple of post already regarding high usage on the 204 and some even leading to engine failure, has anyone got any experience with this I could ask for help? I've only had my T6 204 T32 a few months and covered about 2000 miles but in that time its drank 5-6 litres of oil which I top...
  14. K

    2.0 TSI 150PS CJKB oil consumption.

    Hello Does anyone have any problems with this engine 2.0 TSI 150PS CJKB ? oil consumption?
  15. V

    180PS burning through oil

    Hi, I have now done 10000 miles in my new van (180) I've now put in a total of 4 litres of oil!!! My dealer says it's normal to use 1 litre per 1000 miles!!! (Oil ain't cheap anymore!) Is this right? I also have a very annoying vibration that I think is coming from the small box compartment on...
  16. P

    Caravelle Oil use

    HI I've just reached 13800 miles in my 2017 Caravelle, so far I've put 1 litre in at 7500 and another just now , is that normal ? I thought that was a lot
  17. Glenn Board

    Which oil? 140PS

    silly question , but I can’t Sean to find out what is the correct oil to put in the engine, could somebody please advise me as I need to put some in now?
  18. B

    Issues With Engine 2.0 Bitdi 204hp

    Has anyone else had an oil warning light come on? Just had the oil warning light come on and done a check. The oil is right at the bottom of the stick. Anyone else used much? It's a 204ps with 6,000 miles.