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      05-22-2008 07:25 AM #1
      Here's the place for answers to all of our most frequently asked (and answered) questions on Oil, lubricants, and other fluids for our machines.

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      05-22-2008 05:18 PM #3
      And a list, as of the end of 2007, of all the VW 502.00 approved oils:

      VW 502 00
      Addinol Addinol Extra Power MV 0538 LE SAE 5W-30
      Addinol Addinol Super light MV0546 SAE 5W-40
      Addinol High Star SAE 5W-40
      Addinol Addinol Eco Light SAE 5W-40
      Adnoc Adnoc Image SAE 5W-30
      Adnoc Adnoc Image SAE 5W-40
      Agip Agip Sint Evolution SAE 5W-40
      Agip Agip Sint Turbodiesel SAE 5W-40
      Agip Agip Synthetic PC SAE 5W-40
      Agip Agip Tecsint SL SAE 5W-40
      Agip Agip Extra HTS SAE 5W-40
      AnYe Lubricating Oil AnYe 1 SAE 5W-40
      Aral Aral SuperTronic Diesel SAE 0W-40
      Avia Avia Synth SAE 5W-40
      Beijing Tongyi
      Petroleum Xin Gai Nian SAE 5W-40
      BP BP Visco 5000 SAE 5W-40
      BP BP Visco 7000 Sport SAE 5W-40
      BP BP Visco 7000 TD SAE 5W-40
      BP BP Visco 7000 TD Sport SAE 5W-40
      BP Meister-Öl Leichtlauf-Motorenöl SAE 5W-40
      BP BP Professional EURO Plus SAE 5W-40
      BP BP EuroSpirit SAE 5W-40
      Bucher AG MOTOREX Select SP-X SAE 5W/30 SAE 5W-30
      Bucher AG MOTOREX PROFILE V-XL SAE 5W/40 SAE 5W-40
      Carl Bechem Hessol ADT Plus SAE 5W-40
      Carl Bechem Staroil Synergie Alpha SAE 5W-40
      Castrol Adamol Multitop PDI SAE 5W-40
      Castrol Castrol 505 01 SAE 5W-40
      Castrol Castrol Edge Turbo Diesel SAE 5W-40
      Castrol Castrol Formula RS Road and Track SAE 5W-40
      Castrol Castrol GTD 505 01 Top Up SAE 5W-40
      Castrol Castrol GTD Direct Injection SAE 5W-40
      Castrol Castrol GTX 5 SAE 5W-40
      Castrol Castrol GTX 7 Dynatec Neu SAE 5W-40
      Castrol Castrol TXT 505 01 SAE 5W-40
      Castrol Castrol TXT Softec Plus SL SAE 5W-30
      Castrol Castrol GTX Magnatec 5W-40 SAE 5W-30
      Castrol Castrol GTX 9 Magnatec SAE 5W-30
      Castrol Castrol GTX Magnatec 5W-30 SAE 5W-30
      Castrol Castrol GTD Magnatec 5W-40 SAE 5W-30
      Castrol Castrol SLX Professional SAE 5W-30
      Castrol Castrol Magnatec Professional C3 SAE 5W-40
      Castrol Castrol Edge SAE 5W-40
      Castrol Castrol Magnatec Professional C3 SAE 5W-30
      Castrol Castrol Magnatec Diesel B4 SAE 5W-40
      Castrol Castrol Edge SAE 5W-40
      Castrol Castrol SLX Professional Diesel SAE 5W-30
      Castrol Castrol Magnatec C3 SAE 5W-40
      Castrol Castrol Magnatec C3 SAE 5W-30
      Castrol Castrol Magnatec Professional C3 SAE 5W-40
      Castrol Castrol Magnatec Professional C3 SAE 5W-30
      Castrol Castrol SLX Professional SAE 5W-40
      Castrol Castrol GTX Magnatec SAE 5W-30
      Castrol Castrol GTX Magnatec C3 SAE 5W-30
      Castrol Castrol SLX Professional OE SAE 5W-30
      Castrol Castrol Magnatec Professional SAE 5W-40
      CastrolCastrol GTX 7 Dynatec SAE 5W-40
      CastrolCastrol Syntec SAE 5W-40
      CastrolCastrol Edge Formula RSSAE 0W-40
      CastrolCastrol Magnatec A3/B4 SAE 5W-40
      Cepsa Cepsa Star Mega SyntheticSAE 5W-40
      Cepsa Cepsa Star TDI Synt SAE 5W-40
      Chevron Havoline Ultra SSAE 5W-40
      Chevron Havoline Ultra SSAE 5W-30
      Cyclon Hellas Cyclon F1 Racing SAE 5W-40
      De Oliebron TOR Specialsynth SAE 5W-40
      Dongying Xinyi Xin Yi 1 SAE 5W-40
      Duckhams Duckhams QS SAE 5W-40
      Duckhams Duckhams QS Premium MO SAE 5W-40
      Elf Elf Excellium DID SAE 5W-40
      Engen Petroleum Engen Xtreme SAE 5W-40
      Enoc Protec X-treme SAE 5W-40
      Esso Esso Ultron SAE 5W-40
      Esso Esso Ultron SL SAE 5W-40
      Esso Esso Ultron Turbo Diesel SAE 5W-40
      Esso Motor Oil Plus SAE 5W-40
      Esso Megatron SAE 5W-40
      Esso Tecar Supersyn SAE 5W-40
      Esso Tecar Leichtlaufmotorenoel SAE 5W-40
      Eurol Eurol Super Lite 5W-40 SL/CF SAE 5W-40
      Eurol Eurol Turbo DI SAE 5W-40
      FL Selenia Selenia Diesel Common Rail Generation SAE 5W-40
      FL Selenia Selenia Benzina Multi Valves Generation SAE 5W-40
      FL Selenia Aktual Fully Synth SAE 5W-40
      FL Selenia Selenia K SAE 5W-40
      FL Selenia Selenia WRSAE 5W-40
      Fuchs Fuchs TITAN SupersynSAE 5W-30
      Fuchs Fuchs TITAN SupersynSAE 5W-40
      Fuchs TITAN Formel MC SAE 5W-40
      Fuchs TITAN Supersyn LONGLIFE SAE 5W-30
      Galp energia Galp Energy Plus SAE 5W-40
      Galp energia Galp Energy SP SAE 5W-40
      Galp energia Galp Energy Ultra LS SAE 5W-40
      Galp energia Galp Formula 1 Plus SAE 5W-40
      Galp energia Galp Formula 505 SAE 5W-40
      Galp energia Galp Formula TD Plus SAE 5W-40
      Galp energia Galp Formula XLD SAE 5W-40
      GinouvesYork 848 SAE 5W-40
      Gulf Gulf Formula GX SAE 5W-30
      Gulf Oil Gulf Formula G SAE 5W-30
      Gulf Oil Gulf Formula G SAE 5W-40
      Hunold Eurolub Cleantec SAE 5W-30
      Igol Igol Symbol Ceramic SAE 5W-40
      Igol Process Compact M SAE 5W-30
      INA INA Futura MB SAE 5W-30
      Iranol Iranol 30,000 SAE 5W-40
      Kendall Motor Oil Kendall GT-1 Full Synthetic Motor Oil SAE 5W-40
      Kuttenkeuler Motorenöl S-Tronic SAE 5W-40
      Kuwait Petroleum Q8 Formula Excel SAE 5W-40
      Liqui Moly Liqui Moly TopTec 4100 SAE 5W-40
      Liqui MolyLiqui Moly Pro-Engine M 300 SAE 5W-30
      Liqui MolyLiqui Moly Leichtlauf Special LL SAE 5W-30
      Longpan Petrochemical Sonic 9000 SAE 5W-40
      Lotos Lotos Economic SAE 5W-30
      Lotos Lotos Syntetic SL/SJ/CF/CD SAE 5W-40
      Lotos Lotos Traffic SAE 5W-40
      Lotos Lotos Traffic Turbodiesel CF SAE 5W-40
      Lotos Lotos Economic SL/CF SAE 5W-30
      Lotos Lotos Traffic Thermal Control SL/CF SAE 5W-40
      Lotos Lotos Traffic Diesel 505.01 SAE 5W-40
      Lukoil Lukoil-Synthetic SAE 5W-40
      Meguin Motorenoel Low Emission SAE 5W-40
      Meguin Motorenoel Ultra Performance Longlife SAE 5W-40
      Meguin Olympia Pro-Tech Fully Synthetic Engine Oil SAE 5W-40
      Meguin megol Motorenoil Quality SAE 5W-30
      Meguin megol Motorenoel Ultra Performance Longlife SAE 5W-40
      Mobil Mobil Special X SAE 5W-40
      Mobil Mobil Syst S ESP SAE 5W-30
      Mobil Mobil 1 SAE 5W-40
      Mobil Mobil Synt S SAE 5W-40
      Mobil Mobil 1 SAE 0W-40
      MobilMobil 1 Turbo Diesel SAE 0W-40
      MobilMobil 1 Turbo Diesel SAE 5W-40
      MobilMobil 1 Arctic SAE 0W-40
      MobilMobil Synt S Turbo DieselSAE 5W-40
      MobilTecar 50501SAE 5W-30
      MobilMobil Special X SAE 5W-40
      MobilMobil 1 Formula C SAE 0W-40
      MOL MOL Dynamic Gold SAE 5W-30
      Motul Motul 8100 X-cess SAE 5W-40
      Motul Motul H-Tech Multi Standard SAE 5W-40
      Motul Motul Specific 505 01 SAE 5W-40
      Motul Motul Synergie SAE 5W-40
      Motul Motul 8100 X-clean SAE 5W-40
      Motul Motul 8100 X-max SAE 5W-30
      MRD Motor Gold Supertec SAE 5W-40
      Neste Oil Neste City ProSAE 5W-40
      Nocc Valar Gema XLL 053 SAE 5W-30
      Northland Synergy Synthetic EuroSyn SAE 5W-40
      Oest Oest ETA Synthetik SAE 5W-40
      Ölwerke Julius
      Schindler Econo Veritas XL-HC SAE 5W-40
      Ölwerke Julius
      Schindler OJS Econo-Veritas XL-HC SAE 5W-40
      Ölwerke Julius
      Schindler OJS Engine Oil SAE 5W-40
      OMV OMV BIXXOL special G SAE 5W-30
      OMV OMV syn com SAE 5W-40
      OMV OMV BIXXOL premium SAE 5W-40
      OMV OMV BIXXOL premium Diesel SAE 5W-40
      OMV OMV BIXXOL extra SAE 5W-40
      Orlen Oil Plantinum Synthetic SM/SL/CF SAE 5W-40
      Orlen Oil PLATINUM MAXENERGY EURO4 SAE 5W-30
      Orlen Oil Star Synt SAE 5W-40
      Panolin Panolin Indy SV SAE 5W-40
      Paramo Mogul Racing Pro SAE 5W-40
      Pennzoil Pennzoil Platinum European Formula SAE 5W-40
      Pennzoil Pennzoil Platinum European Formula Ultra SAE 5W-30
      Pennzoil Pennzoil Synthetic European Formula SAE 5W-40
      Pennzoil Pennzoil Platinum European Ultra Diesel SAE 5W-30
      Pentosin Pento High PerformanceSAE 5W-40
      Petro China Kunlun HTPC SAE 5W-40
      Petro China KUNLUN Tianrun SAE 5W-40
      Petrol Ofisi PO Maxima SAE 5W-40
      Petrol Ofisi PO Maxima Diesel SAE 5W-40
      Petronas Petronas Syntium 3000 SAE 5W-40
      Petronas Petronas Syntium 3000 LL SAE 5W-30
      Poweroil High-Tech-
      Schmierstoffe High-Tech-Schmierstoffe vollsynth. SAE 0W-40
      Prista Oil Prista Ultra SAE 5W-40
      Profi-Tech Profi-Car Synth Tech XT SAE 5W-40
      Quaker State Q European EngineSAE 5W-40
      Quaker State Q European Engine Ultra SAE 5W-30
      Quaker State Quaker State Full Synthetic European Formula SAE 5W-40
      Quantum Quantum PD Diesel SAE 5W-40
      Rafinerija Modrica Galax RacingSAE 5W-40
      Ravensberger
      Schmierstoffvertrieb Ravenol VSI SAE 5W-40
      Ravensberger
      Schmierstoffvertrieb Ravenol Hydrocrack Synth. HCS SAE 5W-40
      Repsol Repsol Elaion Full Performance SM SAE 5W-40
      Repsol Repsol Elite Cosmos SAE 0W-40
      Repsol Repsol Elite Evolution SAE 5W-40
      Repsol Repsol Elite Competicion SAE 5W-40
      Rothen Oil Rothen Extrasynth SAE 5W-30
      Rowe Rowe Synt PD SAE 5W-40
      SCT Mannol Extreme SAE 5W-40
      Seventy-Six Lubricants76 Pure Synthetic Motor Oil SAE 5W-40
      Shanghai Tempo Tempo 8000-1A SAE 5W-40
      Shell Formula Shell Ultra AB SAE 5W-30
      Shell Shell Helix Diesel Plus SAE 5W-30
      Shell Shell Helix Diesel Plus SAE 5W-40
      Shell Shell Helix Plus S SAE 5W-30
      Shell Shell Helix Plus S SAE 5W-40
      Shell Shell Helix Premium SAE 5W-40
      Shell Shell Helix Diesel Plus VA SAE 5W-40
      Shell Q Diesel Plus SAE 5W-40
      Shell Shell Helix DieselUltra SAE 5W-30
      Shell Shell Helix Ultra SAE 0W-40
      Shell Shell Helix Diesel Ultra SAE 5W-40
      Shell Shell Helix Diesel Ultra SAE 0W-40
      Shell Shell Helix Ultec SAE 0W-40
      Shell Shell Helix Ultra SAE 5W-30
      Shell Shell Helix Ultra SAE 5W-40
      Shell Shell Helix Diesel Ultra SAE 5W-30
      Shell PKW Motorenöl SAE 5W-40
      Shell Shell Helix PlusSAE 5W-30
      Shell Shell Helix Plus SAE 5W-40
      Shell Vapsoil 502 00 SAE 5W-40
      Shell Shell Helix Plus S SAE 5W-40
      Shell Shell Helix Ultra AM SAE 5W-30
      Shell Shell Helix Diesel Ultra SAE 5W-40
      Shell Shell Helix Ultra AM SAE 5W-40
      Shell Vapsoil 503 01 SAE 5W-30
      Shell Shell Helix Diesel Ultra VA SAE 5W-30
      Shell Shell Helix Ultra AX SAE 5W-30
      Shell Q European Engine Ultra Diesel SAE 5W-30
      Shell Shell Helix Plus SM SAE 5W-40
      Shell Shell Helix Plus SM SAE 5W-30
      Sinopec Polar Star SAE 5W-40
      Sinopec Polar Star II SAE 5W-40
      Slovnaft Madit Ultra SAE 5W-30
      S-Oil Corporation SSU EURO XT SAE 5W-40
      S-Oil Corporation SSU EURO XT SAE 5W-30
      Sonol Sonol Synt 502.00 SAE 5W-40
      SRS Schmierstoff
      Vertrieb Wintershall VIVA 1 longlife SAE 5W-30
      SRS Schmierstoff
      VertriebWintershall Primalub topsynth SAE 5W-40
      SRS Schmierstoff
      VertriebWintershall ViVA 1 topsynth SAE 5W-40
      SRS Schmierstoff
      VertriebWintershall ViVA 1 topsynth alpha LA SAE 5W-30
      Statoil Statoil LazerWay SAE 5W-40
      Statoil Statoil LazerWay C SAE 5W-40
      Statoil Statoil Pro Synthetic SAE 5W-40
      Statoil Statoil LazerWay TDI SAE 5W-40
      Statoil Statoil PRO Synthetic SAE 5W-40
      SWD Concep-Tech HDC SAE 5W-40
      SWD swd Primus HDC SAE 5W-40
      SWD GECCO Motorenöl HC SAE 5W-40
      TACTI Corporation CASTLE EUARO 502 SAE 5W-40
      TACTI Corporation Castle Euaro 502 SAE 5W-40
      Tamoil Tamoil SINT FUTURE RACING SAE 5W-40
      Texaco Havoline Ultra SAE 5W-40
      TNK Lubricant LLC TNK Ultra SAE 5W-40
      TNK Lubricant LLC TNK Magnum SyntheticSAE 5W-40
      Unil Opal Opaljet 24 S SAE 5W-40
      United Oil United 1 Fully Synthetic SAE 5W-40
      Valvoline Valvoline SynPower MXL SAE 5W-30
      Valvoline Valvoline DuraBlend MXLSAE 5W-40
      Valvoline Synpower MST SAE 5W-30
      VAPS VAPSOIL 505 01 SAE 5W-40
      Vial Oil Consol Ultima SAE 5W-40
      Volkswagen Mexico Audi, Seat, VW Aceite para Motor a Gasoline VW 502
      00 100% Sintético SAE 5W-40
      Volkswagen Original
      Teile ® Volkswagen Special plus SAE 5W-40
      Weco Weco TXI Syntolube SAE 5W-40
      Westfalen AG Westfalen Megatron SAE 5W-40
      Wolf Wolf Masterlube Synflow DC SAE 5W-40
      Yacco Yacco VX 1000 SAE 5W-40
      Yacco Yacco VX 600SAE 5W-40
      Yacco Yacco VX 1703 FAP SAE 5W-40
      YPF YPF Elaion Full Performance SM SAE 5W-40
      Zeller+Gmelin Divinol Syntholight SAE 5W-40
      Zeller+Gmelin Divinol Syntholight SAE 0W-40

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      06-28-2008 11:41 AM #4
      A link to the pdf listing all current 502.00 and 505.01 approved oils:

      http://www.audiusa.com/etc/med...e.pdf

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      06-10-2009 10:49 AM #5
      http://members.cox.net/jfweb/photos/VWoilTB.pdf

      A link to a more recent listing of approved VW oils.

      I will post the actual file here when I get that feature turned on.

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