A regular oil change is a very important preventive maintenance routine you can perform on your Audi car to prevent mechanical breakdowns. However, regular oil changes seem to be one of the most neglected facets of vehicle maintenance for many owners, partially because they aren't familiar with how to change engine oil for Audi cars, so read this article to learn more.

Step 1

Let the engine oil warm up. The motor oil should be allowed to warm up for approximately 5-10 minutes for optimal flow and free drainage.

Step 2

Take off the under-body splash pan with a regular screwdriver.

Step 3

Get your hood open. Place the oil fill cap and loosen it but do not remove it. As a result, there will be less crankcase pressure and the old oil will drain more easily, reducing splashes.

Step 4

It is recommended to have an oil drain pan container under the engine oil pan drain plug. Remove the drain plug from the oil pan with a wrench and allow the engine oil to drain into the drain pan.

Step 5

Check the sealing washer and the oil pan drain plug while the oil drains. Plug replacement is recommended if threads are worn. When you reinstall a worn oil drain plug, you may damage the internal threads of the oil pan, resulting in its replacement. Examine the oil drain plug as the oil drains.

Step 6

Under the oil filter, place the oil drain pan container. You can loosen the oil filter by turning counterclockwiseise with an oil filter wrench. Ensure that the oil filter is removed with the least amount of glugging or splashing of oil.

Step 7

Make sure the oil pan is clean of any excess old oil. Drain the engine oil and install the drain plug and washer.

Step 8

Lubricate the new oil filter seal lightly with the new oil.

Step 10

Replace the oil filter by threading it back on. Make sure the filter is hand-tightened. Do not over torque it! Torquing the oil filter too much can make it extremely difficult to remove it in the future.

Step 11

Fill the Audi vehicle with oil after removing the oil fill cap. Generally, using a funnel will reduce oil splashing and spills under and onto decorative engine covers.

Step: 12

Do not overfill the engine. Fill it with 0.5 to 1 liter less than its maximum capacity. You should use the dipstick to check the oil level, making sure not to overfill it. You must add oil until the dipstick indicates the proper level of oil. Never let the oil level on the dipstick exceed the maximum.

Step: 13

Put the Audi oil fill cap on. Start the engine and let it run for about 30 seconds. By doing this, you will be able to check for oil leaks in the oil filter housing after it has filled completely with oil.

Step: 14

After putting the Audi vehicle back on a level surface, inspect the oil level one final time. If necessary, add more Audi-approved oil.


We hope this DIY procedure to change the oil in Audi cars helps you profoundly. If not, you can always seek professional assistance. 


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