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VW MKVII-Mk7 Golf family including Golf Wagon (~ 2015 +) Discussions area for the Mk7 (2015+) Golf and Golf Wagon TDIs based on the MQB (Modularer Querbaukasten) platform.

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Old April 25th, 2018, 06:32   #61
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On these cars it can't be too high or too low. It has to be just right.
What's the tolerance? I'm about 1mm, maybe 2mm above over the criss crossed hashes on the dip stick.

I guess its possible they're sensitive within a half or quarter pint?

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Old April 25th, 2018, 07:07   #62
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Never mind, i was thinking alh dipstick, the golf has a hash mark and I'm right at the top with no warnings

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Old April 25th, 2018, 07:27   #63
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The EA288 in the 2015's uses 5.5 liters/5.8 quarts of oil. I would try and stay right on that amount. No idea what the tolerance is one way or the other. Easier to add than take away. The oil gets to 230 or so degrees as well so it expands some with the temp rise. Even a little over cold may make a difference when hot.
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Old April 25th, 2018, 21:14   #64
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where does the teeny tiny o-ring go? I couldnt figure it out..
There is a another drain plug on the filter cap and that o-ring goes in there.If you drain the filter via drain plug on filter cap,it gets less messy.

OP,could you please add filter drain plug and torque values to your first post.

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Oil pan drain plug- 30Nm
Oil filter drain plug- 5Nm-----accepts 13mm socket
Oil filter cap- 25Nm
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Old April 28th, 2018, 12:25   #65
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Another odd update.

Reduce oil level warning disappears during a dpf burn.

After Temps reduce and its done, bingo, reduce oil level.

Is this **** weird or what?

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Old April 28th, 2018, 12:36   #66
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Another odd update.

Reduce oil level warning disappears during a dpf burn.

After Temps reduce and its done, bingo, reduce oil level.

Is this **** weird or what?

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The ea288 has a variable rate oil pump that increases/decreases flow based on rpm, load, and oil temp. Maybe the oil temp goes up enough during regen to trigger a higher flow rate that is keeping the oil level in your sump just below the point that triggers the high level warning.
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Old May 20th, 2018, 12:58   #67
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Default Check your sump sound dampener shroud

If you are draining the sump the traditional way via the sump plug, be aware that oil migration inside the plastic sound-dampening shroud below the pan is significant and gets absorbed by the foam inside the shroud. If left that way, the absorbed oil will begin to degrade the foam and eventually affect its sound-damping ability. Not the end of the world, but unacceptable for us anal types .

When changing the oil for the first time @ 10K on my new stop-sale GSW, with a previous oil change by the dealer @ 300 miles (for stop-sale prep), I removed the shroud to find about a 1/3 of the molded foam had absorbed quite a bit of oil and it took a lot of wicking/sponging with a ton of shop towels to remove the vast majority of it.

Removing the shroud is a snap; pry the 4 plastic round-head pins down slightly from the 4 T-head shroud retainer rivets, then pull the pins the rest of the way out with pliers. Now pry the T-head rivets down until they drop down freely. Carefully pull the shroud down (w/ retainer rivets still attached or removed), finessing the molded foam underneath the shroud so that it doesn't stay attached to the pan and tear.

This takes so little extra time to do when changing the oil, I recommend doing it at least once just to see how much oil has been absorbed from previous oil changes. But once you go through the wicking/sponging procedure with the foam, you'll want to remove the shroud before draining in the future.
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Old May 21st, 2018, 07:42   #68
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Fumoto valve will cure that.
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Old May 21st, 2018, 08:43   #69
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Thanks Chris,
I noticed that same issue (foam totally soaked with old oil) on my car when installing a metal skid plate and was not sure of how to remove that shroud covering the oil sump without breaking any of those plastic pins.
No problems (snapping,shearing off) with those plastic retainers holding that shroud in place?
It may be a good idea to order some spares (pins/T-head rivets?- anyone have part numbers for those?) before removal of that shroud?
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Thanks Chris,
I noticed that same issue (foam totally soaked with old oil) on my car when installing a metal skid plate and was not sure of how to remove that shroud covering the oil sump without breaking any of those plastic pins.
No problems (snapping,shearing off) with those plastic retainers holding that shroud in place?
It may be a good idea to order some spares (pins/T-head rivets?- anyone have part numbers for those?) before removal of that shroud?
No problems; the pins pull out and reinstall very easily, as do the rivets. I really wouldn't bother ordering replacements. Just pry the round heads of the pins down slightly with a thin screwdriver, then grab pin heads lightly with pliers and pull them out. Then pry the T-head rivets down until they release and drop down freely. The shroud can now be easily pulled down without removing the T-head rivets remaining in the mounting holes. Just make sure that the foam separates from the oil pan when dropping the shroud so the foam doesn't tear in the process.
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Fumoto valve will cure that.
Idparts website claims valve won't fit vehicles with plastic pan.



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Old May 28th, 2018, 02:48   #72
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The TDI has an aluminum pan

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Which year?

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Adjat's closer but not quite there: '15 TDIs have a hybrid pan (aluminum top, steel bottom). The 1.8Ts have the plastic pan, I believe.
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Tdis are Aluminum with steel bottom and Fumoto fits just fine.


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