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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Gear oil

Draining and filling gear oil

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Used oil collection and extraction unit -V.A.G 1782-
 

Draining and filling gear oil

Adapter for filling oil -VAS 6262 A- with -VAS 6262/4-
 

Draining and filling gear oil

Extension -VAS 6262/7-
The gearbox is filled for life. Therefore, there is no need to check the oil level of this gearbox.
This explains why there is no oil level check.
If the gearbox has started leaking, check where the oil is coming from.
–  Position used oil collection and extraction unit -V.A.G 1782- under gearbox.
 

Draining and filling gear oil

–  Then drain remaining oil.
–  Repair leak.
–  Then install the drain plug again.
 

Draining and filling gear oil

The new oil is poured in through the breather hole.
Vehicles with diesel engine:
Remove air filter housing → Rep. gr.23.
Continued for all vehicles:
 

Draining and filling gear oil

–  Pull cap off breather hole.
 

Draining and filling gear oil

–  Fit oil filling adapter -VAS 6262 A- with adapter -VAS 6262/4- on breather hole.
  Note
Only the gear oil for the 7-speed dual clutch gearbox 0CW, which is available through the replacement parts system, may be used → Electronic Parts Catalogue (ETKA).
Shake oil bottles before filling.
Breather pipe of adapter for oil filling -VAS 6262 A- may need to be shortened.
 

Draining and filling gear oil

–  In order to ensure that the breather pipe of the adapter for oil filling -VAS 6262 A- does not contact the bottom of some oil bottles, the pipe must be shortened to the length -a-.
Dimension -a- = 210 mm
  Note
The dimension -a- is measured from the shaft (green area in the magnifying glass) of the adapter for oil filling -VAS 6262 A-.
 

Draining and filling gear oil

–  Mark dimension -a- on the breather pipe and shorten pipe with pipe cutter -VAS 6056/2-.
 

Draining and filling gear oil

–  Bolt extension -VAS 6262/7- onto bottle. Then screw on, adapter for oil filling -VAS 6262 A-.
–  Add oil.
 

Draining and filling gear oil

Capacities
Capacities after draining oil for general repair work 1.9 l
Capacity after draining and extracting oil for removal and installation of mechatronic unit 2.1 l
 
The oil is available as a replacement part; Part no. → Electronic Parts Catalogue (ETKA).
After filling, remove oil filling adapter -VAS 6262 A-. Clean area around breather hole with a cloth and fit the breather cap.
Vehicles with diesel engine:
Install air filter housing → Rep. gr.23.
   
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