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    Oil

    Picked up the T5 on Saturday and really likin it it’s a T30 131PS 2.5 TDI lwb

    i have got the van guide but was curious to know everyone’s opinions on the best oil to use

    thanks for the look
    chas
    2008 Transporter T5 T30 2.5 TDI-PD 131PS

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    Oils have been talked about many times on here if your search?

    Volkswagen Oil Specifications

    We final know which engine is fitted to your 2008 Transporter.

    I'm guessing the engine code is.

    Manufacturer: VW, Date(s) Used: 05/2007-05/2008, Model: Transporter, Engine Code: BNZ, 96Kw, 131PS, 2.5 Ltr, 5 Cyls, Remarks: Turbocharged Direct Injection Pumpe Düse (TDI-PD)

    Or even.

    Manufacturer: VW, Date(s) Used: 06/2005-05/2006, Model: Transporter, Engine Code: AXD, 96Kw, 131PS, 2.5 Ltr, 5 Cyls, Remarks: Turbocharged Direct Injection Pumpe Düse (TDI-PD)
    2010 Golf GTD (170) CBBB, 5 Door, Shadow Blue (P6/D5Q), Transmission Code: KXZ, Flat Tyre Indicator, Basic Protection Pack + VCDS.


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    It MUST be PD suitable as those engines eat their cams.
    If you care about the future of the planet, read this and watch the video

    https://www.bosch.com/stories/synthetic-fuels



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    507.00 5w30 .

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    Thanks to all the replies. The van is really a quality vehicle and I’m sure will serve me well
    thanks community kind regards Chas
    2008 Transporter T5 T30 2.5 TDI-PD 131PS

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