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Oil change Volkswagen New Beetle 1999 - 2007 Diesel 1.9 TDi

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Volkswagen
New Beetle
1999 - 2007  | 1.9 TDi Oil change

  • time 25 minutes
  • difficulty 3
The sump plug located on the base of the engine; it is accessed underneath the car
You will need to remove the undertray to access the sump
Undo the fixings - use a Torx-25 socket. Carefully remove the undertray
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