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I have a 2003 vw beetle convertible . I live in Florida.. I need to change the oil . What type and brand? It also sounds like an exhaust leak just making a noise .. It just started to do this when my wife drove it yesterday .. Any suggestions ?

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You should need a 5w30..i would check the manual to make sure or a parts store can check it for you..i have been using havoline oil for 30 years now and I think its the best on the market..also see if you can have your parts store cross your oil filter to a ac delco filter.its the only filter I like to use and are hard to beat.if you can not cross it over..wix would be my second choice..i would need a little more detail on the exhaust leak location to help you on it..hope this helps some

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SOURCE: What oil type do I use...2003 vw beetle?

if U live in a cold climate use 5W-30W, if u live in a moderate climate with hot summers use 10W-30W, any name brand meets your engines requirements. Do not use any oils heavier than these two, it can cause engine bearing damage.

Posted on Dec 18, 2008

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low oil pressure, you might have an oil sending unit going bad, but it might also be the oil pressure sensor. i would replace the sensor first. its cheaper and way easier, if the problem still happens then its the sending unit (aka oil pump) and that is located in the oil pan

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SOURCE: 1998 VW Beetle- Won't start, makes winding noise

sounds like the starter solenoid is bad.

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SOURCE: 2003 vw beetle convertible, gls Wont start or turn

hit your starter motor with mallet or softer with hammer, sounds like dog leg sticking

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SOURCE: What type of oil do I need when changing the oil

5w 30 is usually the oil for those cars but it should be on the oil filler cap

Posted on Apr 21, 2010

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