approved oils in North America - AudiForums.com
AudiForums.com

Go Back   AudiForums.com > Audi Models > Audi A4
Search

Audi A4 The Audi A4 model offers nimble handling and performance that makes it one of the leading cars in its class. Read more about the Audi A4 in the Audi A4 review.



Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 10-01-2004, 12:26 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location:
Posts: 3,843
Default approved oils in North America

this is a technical bullitian that I recieved from Audi about the sludge problem we are having but here is the list of recomended oils in North America

Castrol, Castrol Syntec 5W-40
Chevron, Chevron Supreme Synthetic 5W-40
Elf, Elf Excellium LDX 5W-40
Kendall, Kendall GT-1 Full Synthetic Motor Oil 5W-40
Mobil, Mobil 1 0W-40
Pennzoil-Quaker State, Pennzoil Synthetic European Formula 5W-40
Pennzoil-Quaker State, Pennzoil Synthetic European Formula Ultra 5W-30
Pennzoil-Quaker State, Quaker State Full Synthetic European Formula 5W-40
Pennzoil Quaker State, Quaker State Full Synthetic European Formula Ultra 5W-30
Seventysix Lubricants, 76 Pure Synthetic Motor Oil 5W-40
Texaco, Havoline Synthetic 5W-40
Total, Total Quartz 9000 5W-40
Valvoline, Valvoline Synpower 5W-30
Valvoline, Valvoline synpower 5W-30
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-03-2004, 07:36 PM
4th Gear
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Northern NJ USA
Posts: 4,035
Default RE: approved oils in North America

Csaba Csere editorial in this months , December 2004, Car and Driver is about oil sludge.
__________________
2009 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Auto 4dr Premium

Previous Car
2001 A4 1.8T Q Casablanca White, Tip, ESP, Xenon and Premium
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-03-2004, 10:51 PM
2nd Gear
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Posts: 1,096
Default RE: approved oils in North America

My office back in Ann Arbor was right across from Car and Driver. I use to go in on Friday afternoons and just pick his brain about all things automotive. Our parking lot at that office was amazing. On any given day there would be four of five different new cars, some with the body cloaks on them. Some of the pictures of cars in C&D are shot in the back forty of that parking lot. Good times.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-04-2004, 03:44 PM
1st Gear
 
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 377
Default RE: approved oils in North America

clconversion,
You may want to add the Bardahl 5W40 XTC oil in your list. I have a letter from VW/Audi Canada approving the oil.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 11-04-2004, 04:09 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location:
Posts: 3,843
Default RE: approved oils in North America

ok if you recieved a letter saying its ok to use then use it no problem
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 09-05-2006, 06:11 PM
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 1,561
Send a message via Yahoo to kakarot
Default RE: approved oils in North America

dudes I wrote a article about oil, so read on on my home page.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 09-05-2006, 10:13 PM
2nd Gear

 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Norristown, PA
Posts: 787
Default RE: approved oils in North America

You can find the entire approved list here:
Approved Oil List
Not everything is available in the US.
__________________
2001.5, Silver, A4, 1.8T Quattro, Manual, K04-15, GAIC Hammer, Racewerks FMIC, Genesis 385 injectors, TT225 MAF, N75F, short shifter, Bilstein Sports, H&R Race, A8 front brakes, Ice-Link
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 09-05-2006, 11:19 PM
3rd Gear
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Ames, IA
Posts: 1,764
Default RE: approved oils in North America

Way to bring a tread back from the dead
__________________
2011 Mini Cooper (19k) - stock
2001 Ford Explorer (152k) - almost sold
Looking for a nice avant!
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
Reply


Tags
2006, 5w40, a4, a6, approved, aproved, astrol, audi, audit, b7, castrol, list, oil, oils, sludge, syntec, synthetic


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Blauparts: Factory Approved Audi Q7 TDI Motor Oils 10% OFF with Code LIQUID14 Blauparts Sales Audi Q7 0 04-17-2014 03:42 PM
Blauparts: Factory Approved Audi Q5 TDI Motor Oils 10% OFF with Code LIQUID14 Blauparts Sales Audi Q5 0 04-17-2014 03:40 PM
Blauparts: Factory Approved Audi A3 TDI Motor Oils 10% OFF with Code LIQUID14 Blauparts Sales Audi A3 0 04-17-2014 03:38 PM
Blauparts: Factory Approved Audi TDI Motor Oils 10% OFF with Code LIQUID14 Blauparts Sales Vendors 'For Sale' Classifieds 0 01-16-2014 04:10 PM
Blauparts: Factory Approved Audi A3 TDI Motor Oils 10% OFF with Code LIQUID14 Blauparts Sales Audi A3 0 01-16-2014 04:08 PM

 
Advertising
Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
Our Sponsors
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:45 AM.

Internet Brands, Inc.
Emails Backup