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Oil change Volkswagen Golf 1997 - 2004 | Haynes Manuals

Volkswagen Golf

1997 - 2004
Time
25 minutes
Difficulty
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