In the picture above I didn't take the bolt out that the blue arrow is pointing to either - perhaps there would have been even more oil in there than the 2. If you didn't remove the plug and only drained out 1. Or should it be left well alone until it gets nearer 38,000 miles and done then only? New transmission fluid is nearly clear in color. Pic below from Tuffty shows diff and gearbox and the small holes with green seals allow oil to pass between the gearbox and the diff. This video shows you the location of your oil drain plug, oil filter, oil fill cap and dipstick in addition to the steps needed to change the oil and filter in your S5. The transmission code s are usually located on the same row as the engine code.
Wondering how to find out what type of Audi oil your model uses? Make the move now and switch to Amsoil now! Speaking with Audi's managing director in Australia, Andrew Doyle, Car Advice asked what the future held now that the electrified R8 had effectively been shelved. Pro Tip Take into account that this job must be completed underneath the vehicle, so be sure the lift the car high enough off of the ground to allow for sufficient working room. Maybe the plug crushes slightly to form a seal similar to a sump plug washer. Controlled friction properties equals smooth and efficient shifting over the fluids life. I will keep you guys updated, thank you again for all your help. They could come in handy. Filler plug located on side of transmission by axle output flange.
If you removed both drain plugs and only got out 1. Fill gear oil up to lower edge of filler hole. I shall have my first gearbox service done at the 3 year service and it will have done less than 15K. Innovative additive formula with controlled friction properties resulting in smooth slip free shifting and full driveline efficiency and power delivery. Tightening torque of filler plug to be 30Nm.
Changing the oil in your manual transmission will make shifting easier, combat wear, and can give you a general understanding of the condition of your transmission by examining the used oil. It's probably never been changed. Did it ever have the gear oil changed before? High viscosity index assures proper lubrication in severe hot and protection in cold weather. As Superbass said, if the previous service added 2L where did it go? Not exactly knowing what to do next I replaced all plugs and filled it up with transmission oil through the fill hole. Gearbox oil is fill for life according to the manufacturer but as we all know after 100K miles and 10 years it's not as fresh as it could be. Most importantly, you get a chance to look around under your A5 Quattro for potential trouble spots. If you can't do this, see our page to find a Audi S5 oil filter wrench.
This can be accomplished by using a floor jack and four jack stands, or a vehicle lift if one is available to you. For normal driving conditions some car manufacturers recommend changing gear oil every 60,000-80,000, while others advise inspecting the gear oil at regular services and change if dirty. Thanks The way I understand it, if you can't get it all out, only put back however much comes out. Especially for such a highly sensitive piece of equipment. If the gear oil looks dirty or has presence of metal particles or shavings, it should be changed.
If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi A8 oil to use you may wish to refer to our , which match the correct Audi A8 oil for your specific model. Also, I saw a post by you on another forum, can I use those pictures you posted? Ulrich Hackenberg, maharishi of development for the three-rings brand, made two important announcements at the presentation: reiterating publicly his endorsement of new styling chief Marc Lichte, and telling us that Prologue design will be found on upcoming production versions of the A6, A7 and A8. High viscosity index assures proper lubrication in severe hot and protection in cold weather. Turn off engine and remove screw plug. The oil that came out didn't look that good.
You should refer to the factory manual or Blauparts Audi automatic transmission fluid change instructions that are now included in most of our! This formula has a variety of viscosities and emissions system protection so that your emission system operates efficiently. So the interim service was free and so will be the next one. Hi guys, dont know if it will help or not but i was having sort of similar problems on my a4 2. Turns out that the throwout bearing, sleeve, and lever arm was prematurely worn out. I'm told that a synthetic gearbox oil is good for a sticky gearbox. Automatic tiptronic transmissions allows the driver to switch over and manually control gear selection. The picture shows exactly the bolts I removed Did you top it off through the reverse switch? I will call them today and ask them about it.
It looks like you know what you're doing. The plug is too low and there's something about the drain plug not being able to drain all of the oil. If I was to do it again i would use a simple length of clear hose and a funnel. If you can't do this, see our page to find a Audi A5 Quattro oil filter wrench. All instructions are in elsawin, not got it loaded at mo though. Lichte called out the grille as the new face of the brand, so we fully expect its deployment across the range as the 2016 models roll out.
Blauparts' German automatic transmission fluid is for the demanding Audi owner who depends and expects the ultimate in German performance. Tobes49, yes it is a manual and those pics are just what I need. However my car is tuned so the stresses are higher. Why contaminate clean fluid with the sediment that's stored in the old automatic transmission filter? Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. Hey, just looking for peoples opinions on this. Ravenol mixes and bottles their own proprietary blend and brand of lubricants to the highest European O. I was wondering if the fluid amount is more for my version of car given I took out 2.
The box has had the fully synthetic oil put in it and the gears feel like there is no oil in them at all. Fit a new screw plug. With use, gear oil has the potential to shear and lose its rated viscosity, plus internal parts wearing contaminates the oil with microscopic metallic particles that can affect smooth shifting operation. Luckily and like I managed to get two free services when I bought my car last year. Also, just as a side note, the filler and drain plugs took a 10mm Allen instead of 17mm which I had already bought in anticipation lol so the Aussie model differs in that respect. Most failure reports come from 2009 and 2010 cars, followed by 2011 and 2012 cars.