Question about 1999 Volkswagen Passat
Hi! I know I am past due on my oil change for my 99 VW Turbo Passat and my oil light just came on. Is it ok to drive a few miles to the gas station for oil? Or will my engine get damaged...I have had a new turbo charger so I am petrified to do anything that could damage my car, it is has had a lot of problems!
NO NO NO! do not drive anywhere with the oil light on! your engine will more than likely be ruined if you do this, these engines are sensitive as it is and i would not suggest missing oil changes from now on bc a sludge problem develops quickly and will cost you around $8000 The person who answered first obviously knows nothing about cars! That light is not for changing your oil, it means there is low or no oil pressure!
Posted on Dec 18, 2008
If you are not driving far no problem. If you are just put a quart of oil in it until you get to the station.
Posted on Dec 10, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 22, 2013 | 1998 Mitsubishi Diamante
Sep 13, 2012 | 2006 Volkswagen Passat
Dec 09, 2010 | 2007 Volkswagen Passat Sedan
Jan 19, 2010 | 2001 Volkswagen Passat
Jan 12, 2010 | 1999 Volkswagen Passat
Feb 18, 2009 | 2008 Volkswagen Passat Sedan
Jan 28, 2009 | 2006 Volkswagen Passat
626 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: