Oil Change addition ?

Discussion in 'site comments/suggestions/corrections' started by alan drake, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. alan drake

    alan drake New Member

    Jul 28, 2011
    Looked at the oil change FAQ and have a comment, the manual write-up mentions filling the oil filter before torque however the video is silent on that step - nice if it was added.

    Now back to the torque procedure on the cap. If one uses a 1/4" drive then a universal is not needed or one could use a 3/8" drive with a wobble extension. With the 3/8 if it is position correctly (just right) it can be pushed into the socket to stop any wobble, but in either case a torque can then be accomplished. I'm assuming that any angle on the torque setup will NOT yield a correct specification, just how much it will be off may be of no real concern however we are dealing with a German made part and when they say X that's exactly what needs to be done, not X +/-

    Oh, very good DIY article. Thank you
  2. chittychittybangbang

    chittychittybangbang Administrator

    May 23, 2007
    2006 Jetta TDI
    Which oil change video are you referring to? There are 2, one by me and one by a 3rd party.

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