6R GTI 1.4 Oil Usage Poll

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How much oil are you using per 1000 miles/1600 kms?

Poll ended at Thu May 05, 2016 10:24 am

Over 1 litre
Up to 1 litre
Up to 0.5 litres
Up to 0.25 litres
0.1 litres or less
Total votes: 25

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Re: 6R GTI 1.4 Oil Usage Poll

Post by Jerry77 » Thu Aug 13, 2015 7:06 pm

VW service found, that my engine had old type of pistons and no extra oil jets in block. So my pistons were cracked because of overheating???? No chip, just OEM engine, only air filter and TBE. Also my pistons were overloaded by carbon...26k on the clock.....:o((

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Re: 6R GTI 1.4 Oil Usage Poll

Post by DKPOLOGT » Tue Dec 29, 2015 7:30 am

Read this. Very good info on this bad engine.


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Re: 6R GTI 1.4 Oil Usage Poll

Post by MHO » Mon Feb 15, 2016 1:03 pm

I'm taking my 2012 GTi (CAVE) with 23,000 miles on the clock back into VW for the second part of the oil test. Oil light came on again yesterday having done 700 miles. Will be interesting to see how the garage deals with this and whether they will just replace parts or engine

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Re: 6R GTI 1.4 Oil Usage Poll

Post by Spag_bol » Fri Dec 16, 2016 6:36 pm

I'm at work at my oil light has come on from cold as I've just popped out for tea.. can someone advise me what oil to buy please.. 2011 6r GTI


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Re: 6R GTI 1.4 Oil Usage Poll

Post by alexperkins » Fri Dec 16, 2016 9:17 pm

5w30 longlife 3, Castrol edge or similar. Must meet VW 505/507 specifications

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