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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Engine oil consumption

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Engine oil consumption can vary from engine to engine and can change during the working life of an engine.

Depending on how you drive and the conditions in which the car is used, oil consumption can be up to 1.0 litre/2,000 km – and is likely to be higher for the first 5,000 km for new vehicles. The engine oil level must therefore be checked at regular intervals, preferably when refuelling and before long journeys.

When the engine is working hard the oil level must be kept within area , for instance during long motorway cruising in summer, trailer towing or climbing mountain passes.

Checklist
Carry out the steps in the specified order : With the engine at operating temperature, park the vehicle on a level surface to ensure that the engine oil reading is correct. Switch off ...

Changing engine oil
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsThe engine oil must be changed regularly in accordance with the data given in the service schedule. The engine oil and filt ...

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Checklist
To ensure your own safety and that of your passengers, observe the following actions in the specified order : Find a firm and level surface suitable for lifting the vehicle. Stop the engine, select a gear on a manual gearbox or in case of automatic gearbox, move the selector lever ...

Airbag and Belt Tensioner Wire Repair Information
  Note Observe general notes for repairs on the vehicle electrical system. Refer to → Chapter „Vehicle Electrical System, General Repair Information“. In addition to the general repairs on wiring harnesses, th ...

Cleaning and caring for chrome and aluminium trim parts
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Use a damp, clean, lint-free and soft cloth to clean the surfaces. For heavy soiling use a special solvent-free cleaning product. Polish the chrome and aluminium trim parts using a soft, dry cloth. NOTICE ...

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