National Oil & Lube News

February 2017

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February 2017 | NOLN 47 • Check condition of wiper blades; replace, if necessary At 20,000 miles or two years and then every 20,000 miles or two years: • Check automatic transmission and final drive for leaks • Check battery for corrosion, properly mounted housing and no damage; re- place, if necessary • Check coolant level, add coolant, if neces- sary, and check protection to spec -25 C • Check drive shaft boots • Replace dust and pollen filter • Check exhaust system for damage and leaks • Check front headlight adjustment • Check function of parking lights, low beams, high beams, fog lights, blinkers and hazard lights • Check for excessive play in front and rear axle; check dust seals on ball joints and tie rod ends • Check horn function • Check warning and indicator lights on instrument cluster • Check all interior lights and glove box compartment illumination • Check for completeness of on-board tool kit • Clean guide rails and lubricate panorama sunroof systems with grease • Remove cover for plenum panel to check water drain and clean, if necessary • Check function of brake lights, tail lights, back-up lights, rear fog lights, license plate lights, blinkers and hazard lights • Check clip for safety belt tongue and check function of all safety belts • Check for completeness and renewal date of tire repair set • Check for damage and leaks on under- body • Check that the wheel house liners, un- derbody paneling and lines are correctly mounted • Check for stone chip protection on the rear axle/control arm; check secure fit and damage Every 20,000 miles: • Replace fuel filter (all TDI models) Every two years: • Replace brake fluid Every 40,000 miles: • Change ATF oil and replace transmission filter element for clutch hydraulics Every 40,000 miles or four years: • Check brake discs for thickness Every four years: • Replace diesel exhaust fluid (AdBlue) if AdBlue has not been filled within the last four years (TDI models) Every 40,000 miles or six years: • Replace spark plugs (2.0L TFSI engine only) Every 60,000 miles: • Clean the air filter housing and replace the filter element Every 60,000 miles or six years: • Replace spark plugs (3.0L engine only) Every seven years: • Replace battery connector on Connected Gateway (auto call in case of emergency) Every 80,000 miles: • Check condition of ribbed V-belt and re- place, if necessary; check tension of drive belt with a manual tensioner and reten- sion, if necessary At 120,000 miles and every 20,000 miles thereafter: • Check ash loading of diesel particulate fil- ter according to manufacturer work proce- dure; replace, if nessary (TDI models) Fluids and Capacities Motor Oil: Synthetic oil meeting VW 502 00 or VW 504 00 (gasoline) or VW 507 00 (diesel); capacity is 6.4 quarts (6.1 liters) (diesel) Coolant: 12.8 quarts (12.1 liters) to maintain -25 Transmission: ZF8hp55 transmission, eight-speed, filled for life with no dipstick; ap- proximately 13.7 quarts capacity — fill to bot- tom of fill plug S • Designed to store diesel and bio els, motor oil, used oil, ATF, DEF and heating oil, class II and class III combustible fluids • Outer tank holds 110 percent of inner tank for maximum protection • Up to 50 percent lighter than conventional steel tanks • Easy to install • Compact design • Exceeds industry standards • UL2258 Certified • Compliant with NFPA 30 & 30A • Low-cost • 30-Year warranty • Leak-proof and will not corrode For all your automotive oil and lubricant storage needs. DOUBLE-WALL CONTAINMENT www.RothLubeTanks.com 1.888.266.7684 Contact Roth today for more information. www.RothLubeTanks.com 1.888.266.7684

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