World's Best Oils & Filters for 2001 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

2001 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
2001 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
1.8L 4-cyl Engine Code AWM Turbo
Year: 2001
Make: VOLKSWAGEN
Model: PASSAT
Engine: 1.8L 4-cyl Engine Code AWM Turbo
Fuel: Gasoline

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2001 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT with engine code AWM) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

Optional Equipment Listing This guide lists all available equipment options such as transmission options, differentials etc. for 2001 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT with engine code AWM hide.
Product Availability Listing This guide lists all available AMSOIL & substitute brand products that meet or exceed OEM (VOLKSWAGEN) recommendation for each equipment. Any one of the recommended product can be used. One may be better than the other, you can review product details & price or contact us to ask our opinion pertaining to your usage and preference hide.
Operating Temperature Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) sometimes provide different product recommendations based on operating environment temperature for a given equipment. This product cross reference guide will list such recommendations based on OEM guidelines. Some OEM recommended viscosity pertaining to a specific temperature range may not be available from AMSOIL.

However, AMSOIL products recommended for another temperature range can be safely used because AMSOIL synthetic lubricants are engineered to provide exceptional performance for significantly broader temperature range when compared to conventional & or other brand synthetic oils. For more information on a lubricants cold temperature performance; please refer to "Pour Point" from "Technical Properties" table located at the bottom of each lubricant product page hide.
Last Updated This product cross reference guide for 2001 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT engine code AWM was last updated on 13th February 2011 hide.
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  1. Engine Oil


    AMSOIL Technical Service Bulletin:
    PLEASE NOTE: This vehicle's engine has been reported to be prone to sludge. The use of AMSOIL synthetic motor oils, at regular drain intervals established by the vehicle manufacturer, will reduce the likelihood of sludge formation, provide the best protection, and ensure that the vehicle manufacturer honors any extended warranty. For more information regarding this topic, read the AMSOIL Technical Services Bulleting by clicking on the following link: Sludge Issues

    Grade 1  »  SEO [1]
    All TEMPS  »  5W-30, 5W-40, 0W-40
  2. Manual Transmission

  3. Automatic Transmission

    Automatic Transmission, 01V  »  AE

    Synthetic Multi-Vehicle Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATFQT)
  4. Transfer Case

    Transfer Case, 4 Motion  »  GL-4

    All TEMPS  »  75W-90 [4]
    Synthetic Manual Transmission and Transaxle Gear Lube (75W-90) API GL-4 (MTGQT)
  5. Front Differential

    Differential, Front  »  GL-4

    All TEMPS  »  75W-90 [4] [3]
    Synthetic Manual Transmission and Transaxle Gear Lube (75W-90) API GL-4 (MTGQT)
  6. Rear Differential

    Differential, Rear 01R  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  75W-90 [3]
    SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
  7. Power Steering Fluid

    Power Steering Fluid  »  PS

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN)
  8. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

    AMSOIL Brake Fluid DOT-4 (BF4SN)
  9. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HBH

    AMSOIL Brake Fluid DOT-4 (BF4SN)
  10. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  3.7 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  7 liters
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 01V Initial Fill  »  2.6 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    5 speed 01V  »  9 liters
    Manual Transmission, 012/01W  »  2.3 liters [2]
    Manual Transmission, Diesel 5-SPD  »  2 liters
    Differential, Front  »  0.8 liters [3]
    Differential, Rear  »  1.5 liters
    Transfer Case, 4 motion  »  0.8 liters

    Capacities Comments
    [1] To prevent overfilling during oil changes, add 0.5 liter
    (0.5 quart) less than capacity shown, start engine, let run
    until engine operating temperature is approx. 60 °C (140 °F)
    , switch engine off, wait 3 minutes, check dipstick,
    fill to full mark as indicated on dipstick (may be more or
    less than 0.5 liter (0.5 quart) depending on model).
    [2] To check final drive level, remove speedometer drive
    assembly from transaxle. Level should be as indicated.
    [3] Final drive for Automatic transmission only.
  11. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  12. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  22 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission 012/01W
    Fill Plug 18 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug NA ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission 02M
    Fill Plug 22 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug NA ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter 25, 000-Mile Ea Oil Filter (EAO37)  
    Oil Filter MANN Oil Filter (W94025)  
    Air Filter Absolute Efficiency Air Filter (EAA239)  
    Air Filter MANN Air Filter (C26168)  
    Cabin Air Filter MANN Cabin Air Filter (CU3955)  
    Fuel Filter MANN Fuel Filter (WK8307)  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58609 Auto Tran Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58609 Auto Tran Filter [1]

    Filter Comments
    [1] 4 Speed
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    Improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Package sizes include: 12-oz. Bottle 12-oz. Bottles (cas...

  3. NGK Plugs & Wiresets

    PREMIUMPLATINUM PLUG PFR6Q * # NGK6458  
    WIRESET WIRESET Direct Fire Ignition   [1]

    NGK Plugs & Wiresets Comments
    [1] No Wires Req'd
  4. Trico Wiper Blades

    Blade Class Driver Passenger Rear
    ExactFit T211 T211 T151
    NeoForm T16210 T16210 T16140
    Winter T37210 T37210 T37150

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AFL 5W-40 Mid-SAPS Synthetic European Car Formula (AFL)

AMSOIL European Car Formula 5W-40 Mid-SAPS Synthetic Motor Oil is specially formulated for the lubrication needs of modern European gasoline and diesel cars and light trucks. Formulated with advanced AMSOIL synthetic base stocks, premium additives an...
MTG 75W-90 (GL-4) Synthetic Gear Lube (MTG)

AMSOIL Synthetic Manual Transmission and Transaxle Gear Lube (MTG) is a premium blend of the finest synthetic base oils and advanced, high-performance additives. It is formulated specifically for maximum protection in the most demanding manual trans...
ATF Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
SVG 75W 90 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVG)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today's pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engineered...
PSF Synthetic Universal Power Steering Fluid (PSF)

AMSOIL Synthetic Universal Power Steering Fluid provides excellent wear protection. Its synthetic formulation delivers better lubricity and reduced friction, resulting in cooler operating temperatures, longer component life and quieter operation. ...
BF4 Series 600 DOT 4 Racing Brake Fluid (BF4)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** AMSOIL now offers Series 600 DOT 4 Racing Brake Fluid. AMSOIL Brake Fluids provide superior high-temperature performance in auto/light truck, high-performance, racing and powersports appl...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today’s conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum a...
amsoil oil filter AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters

AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters feature synthetic nanofiber technology for maximum efficiency. Guaranteed for up to 15,000 miles or up to 25,000 miles, depending on application, when used with AMSOIL synthetic motor oil.
mann oil filter MANN-FILTERS Oil Filters

Oil filters from MANN-FILTER purify oil of dirt and solid particles such as dust, abraded metal, carbon deposits and soot particles. The filter housing is pressure-resistant, protected against corrosion and features a long-life elastomer seal. Use Part Number drop down to select filter.
amsoil air filter AMSOIL Ea Air Filters

AMSOIL Nanofiber technology media removes 5 times more dust than traditional cellulose filters and 50 times more dust than wet gauze. Unmatched 4-year/100,000-mile guarantee for the auto/light truck market.
mann air filter MANN-FILTERS Air Filters

MANN-FILTER air filters feature optimum pleat geometry for maximum dirt holding capacity and high filtration efficiency for engine protection. They also correct air flow, enhancing engine protection.
mann cabin filter MANN-FILTERS Cabin Air Filters

MANN-FILTER cabin air filters offer optimum ventilation inside the vehicle through low flow resistance, filtering out spores, pollen, pollution, dust and exhaust consistently throughout the entire service interval.
mann fuel filter MANN-FILTERS Fuel Filters

MANN-FILTER fuel filters provide unsurpassed operational safety for engines, reliably protecting the delicate injection mechanism and the carburetor while removing unwanted contaminants from the fuel.
wix transmission filter WIX Automotive & Light Truck Transmission Filters

WIX Transmission Filters protect automatic transmissions against contaminants in the transmission fluid system. Proper filtration helps improve transmission life by minimizing wear and preventing sticking and scoring of sensitive shift control valves.