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post #1 of 4 Old 02-08-2018 Thread Starter
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V10 tdi oil level

I hate this car for checking oil level

sometimes gives a reading, sometimes not.

Ive read that the V10 tdi has a fancy oil pan with an oil level sensor and other flow controls to ensure the best level in any inclined or declined
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From my experience , the best way to check is to start the motor, run for say 30 seconds, stop it, wait a minute then remove dip stick to clean off anything on it then insert and remove to get the reading. Repeat to confirm. John
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Take the dipstick out and wait a few minutes for oil to rise in the tube.

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For the V10tdi cavitation causes Engine oil to stay out of the dipstick tube. Pull the stick, clean whatever remnants off and re dip for oil level.

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