Oil Type.. confused

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Oil Type.. confused

Post by ValentinaDiNardo » Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:48 pm

Hi guys,
I'm trying to understand which oil to get for my VW Polo 1.2 petrol and I'm getting slightly confused.
I've come across a post that recommended using the Castor Edge 5W-30 fully synthetic, however, they don't sell it in a smaller bottle so I'd rather not get that one.
Would anyone be able to confirm whether the CASTROL Magnatec, Stop-Start A3/B4 Engine Oil 5W-30 would work just fine?

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Re: Oil Type.. confused

Post by Casbantam » Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:29 pm

Euro Car Parts sell the 1ltr bottle and you can get for half price regularly when on offer. That's what I am getting after just having my service done.

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Re: Oil Type.. confused

Post by RUM4MO » Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:44 pm

Maybe consider that the OP is not UK based, in which case they need to check that any oil they use is VW 504 compliant - is that Magnatec oil VW 504 compliant?

Edit:- and the answer is NO, it is only VW 502 compliant, so check some other oils available in your area, if you can get Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 in 1ltr bottles, that will be okay as it is VW 504 compliant.

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Post by ValentinaDiNardo » Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:02 pm

Thank you both.
I've found the Castor Edge on ebay for a decent price in the end!

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Re: Oil Type.. confused

Post by Casbantam » Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:42 pm

Castrol edge 1ltr VW504 & 507 compliant £12.99 at ECP today. Or when 50% off

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