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Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager
Category: VW
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Experience:  Automotive Repair Shop Manager, Technician
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The yellow oil light has come on and I'm 40 miles from a

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The yellow oil light has come on and I'm 40 miles from a dealership 😬
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: On the dash -- the little oil can
JA: What is the model/year of your VW?
Customer: Touareg 2013
JA: Are you fixing your Touareg yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Prefer not to do it myself. I pulled over, attempted to check the oil but am thinking this has to be done by a dealer or VW person -- I don't see a dipstick
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I stopped the car for a few minutes and am now idling and the light has not come back on.
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Eric replied 10 days ago.


Ok, does yours have the 3L diesel engine, 3L hybrid engine or the 3.6L v6 gas engine

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
3.6 L v6 Engine
Expert:  Eric replied 10 days ago.


Ok, there is no dipstick on this engine. You can check the oil level using your information display screen.

Here is a link to how to check the level.

If low, stop and get some 5w-30 synthetic oil and add.

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Expert:  Eric replied 9 days ago.

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