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Oil change Audi A3 1996 - 2003 Petrol 1.8 T

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Audi A3 1996 - 2003  | 1.8 T Oil change

  • time 20 minutes
  • difficulty 4
Do not forget to have a suitably sized receiving tray in place
With an oil catchment tray in position, use a 19mm spanner or socket to carefully remove the sump plug. Fully drain the oil. When the sump has emptied, wipe clean the sump plug area with a paper towel
Replace (new) sump plug and washer. Do not over tighten
Here is the position of the sump plug