Question about 2001 Volkswagen Passat
The passat takes more than 5Qt of oil. Please check manual..it is more likely close to 6 qts of oil. Also replace oil at 3k. Sludge is also a common problem in this vehicles. Changing the oil at early schedules it will reduce any changes of blown engine...$18.00 cost, if you do it yourself..vs $ 5 to 10 k to replace the engine...Also this type of engines use oil at a rapid pace..check it every 500 to 1000 miles, pending on your driving needs. You will see a need to add a quart of oil, due to the sludge issue..
Posted on Jan 03, 2009
Just like any other car.
Drain the oil from the oil pan.
remove the filter
put a new filter on
replace the drain plug (very important)
Put in 5qts of oil
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