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Opt Out of Factory Maintenance

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Do you get a refund of any kind if you opt out of the factory maintenance program and DIY?
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yeah I 507 oil is scarce in the stores and the dealers dont want to be troubled storing a different oil for every engine in the line...then they have to label it and use a different hose for each type in each car...ugh so much work!! Laziness is the operative word.
Well the oil is pretty common in UK auto shops Halfords

When I had mine services a few weeks ago I was walking around the service cark park and they had quite a few 45 gallon Castrol oil drums with different grade labels on them so UK dealers know which oil is supposed to the used.
Kith, this all has to do with the rarity of diesels in the US. I'm willing to bet that less than 10% of the vehicles a VW dealer will work on are diesels. Since really only VW is selling diesels in the US, it doesn't make sense for the local auto parts store to stock 507 spec oil.

That being said, I did let my local dealer do my scheduled maintenance, but the service writer got a pretty good quizdown.
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