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Oil change Volkswagen Golf 1997 - 2004 Diesel 1.9 SDi

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Volkswagen Golf 1997 - 2004  | 1.9 SDi Oil change

  • time 25 minutes
  • difficulty 4
The sump plug is located on the base of the engine, it is accessed underneath the car
You may need to remove the undertray
Undo the fixings - use a Torx-25 socket. Caution: the undertray is heavy and should be fully supported when removed
Here's the sump plug
Don't forget to place a suitably sized receiving tray beneath
Using a 19mm spanner or socket, carefully remove the sump plug and fully drain the oil. When the sump has emptied, wipe clean the sump plug area with a paper towel and refit a new sump plug and washer
Do not over tighten - replace the undertray
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