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2004 Volkswagen Passat Question: checked oil and it looks thick like sludge this morning ?

 

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spl2004, 1.8L 4 Cylinder Turbo, Corona, CA, October 09, 2011, 09:19
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and yesterday while driving oil pressure light came on for a few seconds ?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, October 09, 2011, 12:13
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    It is critical on those engines that the oil be changed frequently, seen a lot of those engines fail. Get the oil up to operating temperature and change the oil and filter. I would use a WIX or genuine VW oil filter and synthetic oil.

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