1. Jack02

    Oil sludge filler pipe, burning smell & oil spots in wheel arches T6.1 150ps 10k miles

    Hey Guys & Girls, wondered if you might be able to help, I’ve got a T6.1 150ps which has covered about 10k miles now and just coming up to a year old, noticed a really bad smell while accelerating up the motorway yesterday and just thought it was either a car up the road or someone having a...
  2. T

    OIL TALK - Why is my 2.0 204 so thirsty?

    I’ve had a 204 dsg around 6-7 months and I’m constantly topping it up with oil, there’s no visible leaks. Is this a common problem, will it get worse?
  3. cy294

    Valvoline Oil / Millers

    Happy New Year all. Will be doing a full service on our van within next few weeks. On the last one, I used the Quantum longlife oil. Anybody had experience with Valvoline or Miller's oils? Thanks all..
  4. mrmortar

    Generic oil capacity query van vs car

    Can anyone tell me why a vw 2ltr diesel van engine has double the volume of oil when compared to a car 2ltr unit?
  5. Stockwell Camper

    ‘Oil level too high’ warning

    The Mrs has been to our local VW dealership this morning to get a new key coded that we ordered in a few weeks ago, he has told her the oil level is too high in the van and that this is as bad as driving round with not enough oil in. We have not had any warning signs on the dash board or...
  6. czmate1999

    ZX1Motor Oil Treatment...

    Has anyone ever used ZX1? ZX1 EXTRALUBE MICRO OIL METAL TREATMENT https://www.amazon.co.uk/ZX1-EXTRALUBE-MICRO-METAL-TREATMENT/dp/B00525HTQG/ref=sr_1_2?crid=3P4AALCFXPJ0P&dchild=1&keywords=zx1+oil+treatment&qid=1609158533&sprefix=Zx1%2Caps%2C197&sr=8-2 n
  7. I

    Cream gunk on oil cap

    Can anyone advise what the following might be? Topping up the oil today on my T6 and seen this cream gunk / slime on the oil cap 67 plate 204 sportline - 36k miles and I have had it for the last 3.5k. Not the very mechanical looking to check if this is normal or should I be worried. Cheers
  8. Matthewsn79

    T6.1 oil level warning: Reduce Oil Level!

    Any body else had this??? First happened at 990 miles AA drained the oil level then it happened again at 1060 its now been recovered at taken back to a dealship...
  9. joe_j_barnes

    Oil gooey???

    Hi All, any idea what could be the problem? away camping dad checked the oil and says it’s not right, smoke coming from dip stick tube, called AA advised to not drive but no diagnostic yet advised me to call VW assist, who are now on way to collect. it’s only just on 24000 recently had first...
  10. L

    OIL Message (Newbie help)

    Hi all, newbie here and I just wanted to double check something, my other half just messaged me saying she's got in the van and it says OIL on the dash and has a flashing spanner no lights in the cluster just the single word OIL and the spanner. Is this saying the oil is low? or is it saying...
  11. J

    Petronas Syntium 5000 AV 5-30

    Can I use Petronas Syntium 5000 AV 5-30 its got ACEA C3 VW 504 507 on the back of container
  12. M

    Overfilled oil engine light

    Hi I’ve recently bought a new t6.1 and had a reoccurring overfilled oil warning light appear Oil seems to be correct It’s been back to vw 4 times and they replaced the sump sensor but fault still appears !!! has anyone else experienced this problem??
  13. t6 steve

    Sold Castrol Oil 5/30 X 3 Now Sold Sold

    hi .selling 3 x castrol oil 2 of them are castrol edge 4 litre each 5w/30 titanium fst ,the other one is castrol 5w/30 5 litre long life 111 edge titanium fst. not sure if they can be mixed I ad them for my t5.1 but not going to use them in my t6 so looking to sell them looking for 65 pounds to...
  14. Gooson

    Engine oil specifications

    Hi, it's probably been done to death but I've bought 8 litres of castrol magnatec 5w30 fully synthetic oil ready for a service next week but having looked at it now its not got the vw approved rating on it? I thought this was the correct grade? Any thoughts please?
  15. Dellmassive

    Tpi 2043895/3 - Condensed Water Formation On Oil Filler Neck

    TPI 2043895/3 - condensed water formation on oil filler neck. Technical product information Transaction No.: 2043895/3 Service info: condensed water formation on oil filler neck Release date: 11-Dec-2017 Customer statement / workshop findings White paste/foam/sludge in oil filler neck. ...
  16. Dellmassive

    - Check Oil - Warning, Check Your Fluids ! (what Oil?)

    - Check Oil - Warning, Check your fluids ! So its that time of year, work is busy, its cold outside, the kids are screaming, the missus wants a new kitchen, blah blah blah. So the last thing on your mind is checking your vans fluids right.? or more to the point the oil. ! Well lucky our...
  17. Dellmassive

    T6 Service Intervals & Inspection, Flexible & Longlife

    T6 Service intervals & inspections , Flexible & Longlife : Im just posting this here to make it easier to refer back to in future . . . source: Volkswagen Flexible Service Regimes (Longlife) | Volkswagen...
  18. 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...
  19. LordGozer

    Deposit under oil filler cap

    Hi all, I have read a few things about a mayonnaise looking deposit under the oil filler cap and it being attributed to the T6 engine running colder than other engines but never see any pictures. This is a picture of mine yesterday, is this what everyone is talking about or do I have a...
  20. Mick

    Oil specs and what to use

    Hi, I have a 2017 204ps. What oil do I use? The manual says VW507 00 which is a 0w 30 oil but I also have a spare bottle of Mobil 1 fully synthetic 0W 40. T'internet says I can use both but the t'internet is occasionally habited by plums :-( Thoughts!