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Oil change Volkswagen Passat 2000 - 2005 Petrol 2.0

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Volkswagen Passat 2000 - 2005  | 2.0 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 will need to remove the car's undertray
Undo the fixings
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