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Oil Change Instructions for VW Touareg 2004

I need to change oil and filter to my Touareg but it is different from my Honda and Toyota. Do I need a special tool to open the nut in the oil pan? How do I open the casing to remove and replace the filter? Does the computer need a reset after changing the oil? Thanks.

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Id like to ask the same please thaks roy

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Hi,

I just did an oil change service on my Touran last night (same principal as the Toureg). The Touran has a bleeder (there is a seperate screw type cover under the filter) to release the excess oil in filter (not sure it the Toureg has the same)The aluminum casing around the filter is a bit tough to remove, but turning it anti-clockwise with a little bit of force should do it. Try not to use the special tools that are available to grip the casing as you may dent it. The sump plug can be removed with standard tools. I am still working on the reset option for the 'service now' warning

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