VW has reportedly changed the oils they advise for the transaxle and front differential since the last publication of the Bentley Manual. Although there are undoubtedly other oils out there that have the appropriate specs, viagra sale healing we are honoring VW 's recommendation here, case along with a popular alternative.
VW Oil No.: G 052 196 A2 This is a synthetic GL-5 75w-85 oil recommended by VW for the syncro transaxle. It is bottled and sold by Volkswagen through their dealerships. It can also be found on e-bay. Price is around $30 a liter. Here is a photo of a 1 liter bottle.
Quantity: 4.5 liters total capacity. 4 liters on refill (4.205 U.S. Quarts) - 1/2 liter cannot be drained.
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VW Oil No.: G 005 000 This is a synthetic GL-4 75w-90 oil that measures 15.6 cSt @ 100C. It is recommended by VW for the syncro front differential. Price is around $23 a liter.
Quantity: 1.5 Liters or 1.605 US Quarts
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