Last edited by Hostile; 05-23-2020 at 12:22 PM.
I replaced them once on each of my B5's, usually when they were 10+ years old. I average yearly oil changes on my cars, but with the Tiguan plastic pan and plug, I'll change it each oil change.
2019 Tiguan SE 4Mo Orange, temporarily stock. 2001 Passat 4Mo wagon, 1.8T/6sp swapped, Konis, coilover sleeves, A6Q H+R Race springs.
2005 Golf GLS, 2.Slow, Auto, GTI suspension, sways.
2001.5 Passat GLX V6, stock. (son#1), 2000 Passat GLS V6 fwd Tip wagon, stock (son#2)