VW / Volkswagen Group (including Audi, SEAT and Skoda) introduced their own specifications for gear oil to ensure that oils met a minimum standard requirement for their vehicles' transmissions. Over the years, the requirements made on oils have increased and the VW oil specifications have moved on to an extensive range. VW oil specifications are now used for Audi, Skoda, Seat and Volkswagen cars.
Replacing your VW gearbox oil is usually a straightforward task, if you're reasonably handy. In fact,replacing gear oil is normally a very similar process to changing engine oil.
Running a high quality gear fluid not only ensures smooth gear change but is vital for the protection of internal components and gear faces / teeth.
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