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Oil change Volkswagen Passat 1998 - 2005 Diesel 1.9 TDi

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Volkswagen Passat 1998 - 2005  | 1.9 TDi Oil change

  • time 25 minutes
  • difficulty 4
The sump plug is located on the base of the engine. It is accessed from underneath the car
You will need to remove the undertray
Undo the fixings - use a screwdriver
Carefully remove the undertray
Here is the sump plug
Do not 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 fit a new sump plug and washer
Do not over tighten - replace the undertray