VW Gear Oil, Checking Level

Gear Oil, Checking Level


The instruction is suitable for the following models:
Special tools and workshop equipment required Torque Wrench 5-50Nm VAG1331 Charging Device For Haldex Coupling 2 VAS6291A Oil Filler - Adapter 2 VAS6262/2

Test Requirement

The vehicle is level and all hoist supports are the same height.

Checking the Oil Level

Place the Shop Crane - Drip Tray VAS6208 under the final drive.

The oil inspection plug is located on the rear final drive and visible on the left side in the direction of travel.

Remove the plug arrow .
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The oil level is correct when the rear final drive is filled up to the lower edge of the filler hole.

Install the plug arrow and tighten. Tightening specification 15 Nm.

Filling the Oil

Install the Oil Filler - Adapter 2 VAS6262/2 hand tight in the check hole. Add enough oil using Charging Device For Haldex Coupling 2 VAS6291A until it runs out between the adapter on the charging device and the transmission housing.

Gear Oil for the rear final drive, refer to the Parts Catalog.

Remove the filler tool and adapter; a little oil left over will run out.

The oil level is correct when the rear final drive is filled up to the lower edge of the filler hole.

Install the plug arrow and tighten. Tightening specification 15 Nm.
Transmission|Rear Final Drive|Rear Final Drive, Differential|Gear Oil|Gear Oil, Checking Level