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Old August 5th, 2007, 09:04   #1
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Default 2005 passat tdi oil capacity

Forgive my ignorance, but I've searched here and the owners manuals and I can't for the life of me find the oil capacity for a 2005 passat tdi with the 2.0L engine! Can anyone help me out?
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Old August 5th, 2007, 09:30   #2
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Old August 5th, 2007, 17:08   #3
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The specs say 3.6L w/ oil filter change. However I have put more than that in since I also suck out all the oil from the oil cooler.
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Old August 5th, 2007, 17:39   #4
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Same as MOGolf. I suck out all the oil I can get with the dip tube of the Pela, and the engine takes four litres of oil, getting to just above the halfway point between high & low on the dipstick.

I have always let the dipstick tell me when I have put enough oil in, not the quantity in the manual anyway.
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