[T3] Question on oil change.

Jim Adney jadney at vwtype3.org
Fri Jul 9 10:35:02 PDT 2021

On 8 Jul 2021 at 18:47, William Jahn wrote:

> My question is since it was clean last time I feel it's safe just to
> remove the drain plug and drain and refill. Especially with so few miles
> since the last oil change.

Seems like a pretty reasonable thing to do, but by '73 VW had eliminated the 
drain plug. If you have one, go ahead and use it, but that means that your 
sump plate is an earlier one, with the drain hole in it.

That's fine. I may have done the same on my '73.

I find it annoying to not have a drain plug, but VW thought too many people 
were not cleaning their strainers. I agree that most of the time there's very 
little junk on them.

Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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