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Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Checking the engine oil level and refilling engine oil

Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual / Cleaning and maintenance / In the engine compartment / Engine oil / Checking the engine oil level and refilling engine oil

Fig. 174 Oil dipstick with markings

Fig. 175 In the engine compartment: engine oil filler cap

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Preparation

Checking engine oil level

Engine oil level

Action necessary depending on engine oil level:
Area Ⓐ Do not refill oil  .
Area Ⓑ Oil can be refilled (approx. 0.5 l). The engine oil level may be in area Ⓐ, but not above Ⓐ.
Area Ⓒ Oil must be refilled (approx. 1.0 l). Ensure that the engine oil level is in the middle of area Ⓑ after the oil has been refilled.–

Refilling engine oil after checking the engine oil level

Refill only small quantities of the engine oil in steps.

WARNING

Engine oil can ignite if it comes into contact with hot engine components. It can cause serious fires, burns and other serious injuries.

NOTICE

The engine oil level must never be above area  . Otherwise oil can be drawn in through the crankcase breather and escape into the atmosphere via the exhaust system.

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