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2000 Volkswagen Cabrio
2.0L 4-cyl Engine Code ABA Engine Code ABA
115 bhp. @ 5400 rpm / Torque: 122 ft. lbs. @ 3200 rpm
2.0L - Inline 4-cyl (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 (2000 Volkswagen Cabrio with engine code ABA) 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 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio with engine code ABA 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.
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  1. Engine Oil

  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, 020 (5-SPD)  »  GL-4

    All TEMPS  »  75W-90 [2]
    Manual Transmission & Transaxle Gear Lube 75W-90 (MTGQT)
  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Front Differential

    Differential, Front W/ AT  »  GLSC8 [4] [5]

    All TEMPS  » 
    75W-90 Long Life Synthetic Gear Lube (FGRQT)
  5. Power Steering Fluid

    Power Steering Fluid  »  PS023

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN)
  6. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [6]
  7. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [6]
  8. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] If synthetic oil that meets the applicable Audi, Volkswagen
    oil quality standard with the recommended viscosity grade
    is not available in your area, be sure to use a viscosity
    grade suitable for the climate, season, and operating
    conditions that exist where the vehicle is used. Make
    sure the oil meets the Audi, Volkswagen oil quality
    standards listed.
    [2] VW part no. G 005 000 (G50), or equivalent, (synthetic)
    [3] Audi/VW Part number G 052 162 A2
    [4] Audi/VW Part number G 052 145 A1 (500 ml), G 052 145 A2
    (1 l), G 052 145 S2 (1 l). Note that G 052 145 A2 was
    superseded by the manufacturer with the G 052 145 S2.
    [5] Final drive for Automatic transmission only.
    [6] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 4 P/N B 000 750 M3

  9. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  5 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 01M Initial Fill  »  3 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed 01M  »  5.3 liters
    Manual Transmission, 020 (5-SPD)  »  1.9 liters
    Differential, With AT Front  »  0.8 liters [2]
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] Add 0.5L (0.5 qt) less than capacity shown, start engine, let
    run until 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
    0.5L(0.5qt) depending on model.
    [2] Final drive for Automatic transmission only.
  10. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  11. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  22 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission 020
    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 (EAO34)  
    Oil Filter MANN Oil Filter (W71930)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51393 Oil Filter  
    Air Filter MANN Air Filter (C271541)  
    Air Filter WIX 46327 Air Filter  
    Cabin Air Filter MANN Cabin Air Filter (CUK2862) [1]
    Fuel Filter MANN Fuel Filter (WK8307)  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33179 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58609 Auto Tran Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Charcoal Impregnated; Not all models may be outfitted with a cabin air filter. Please verify before ordering.
  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)

    P.i. 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%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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AFL Synthetic 5W-40 I-ESP Euro Oil (AFL)

European Car Formula 5W-40 Improved Emissions System Protection Synthetic Motor Oil (AFL) is a Mid-SAPS synthetic motor oil is specially formulated for the lubrication needs of modern European gasoline and diesel cars and light trucks. Formulated wit...
EFM Synthetic 5W-40 C-ESP Euro Oil (EFM)

European Car Formula 5W-40 Classic Emissions System Protection Synthetic Motor Oil (EFM) is a Full-SAPS synthetic motor oil, specially formulated for the lubrication needs of European gasoline and diesel cars and light trucks. Its full sulfated ash, ...
EFO Synthetic 0W-40 C-ESP Euro Oil (EFO)

European Car Formula 0W-40 Classic Emissions System Protection Synthetic Motor Oil (EFO) is a Full-SAPS European motor oil for European Gasoline and Diesel Engines. Formulated for the lubrication needs of European gasoline and diesel cars and ligh...
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...
OTF OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
FGR 75W-90 Semi-Truck Gear Lube (FGR)

Specifically engineered for extended drain intervals up to 500,000 miles as set by equipment manufacturers for over-the-road trucks and heavy equipment. Provides long life in passenger cars and trucks. Protects against wear and improves equipment li...
PSF Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid (PSF)

AMSOIL Multi-Vehicle Synthetic 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....
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
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 antifre...
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.
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.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.17
Parts Units:
4.2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Check fluid level
Item:
Windshield washer
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A small pump and reservoir that can direct a jet of cleaning solution at the windshield or back glass.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake system
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.4
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's stopping mechanism comprised of a pedal connected to a hydraulic master cylinder that can actuate clamping and/or expanding devices at all four wheels that slow or stop a vehicle's rolling motion. Components in a basic brake system are the master cylinder, calipers and/or wheel cylinders, linings or pads or shoes, rotors and/or drums.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Auto shift lock/starter safety switch
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that prevents the starter from functioning unless the shifter is in the park or neutral position, and prevents the shifter from being moved unless the brake pedal is depressed.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.17
Parts Units:
4.2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
3
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Check level
Item:
Power steering fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Hydraulic fluid used in a power steering system.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Inspect boots & seals
Item:
Drive axles
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a front-wheel drive vehicle or a rear-wheel drive vehicle with independent rear suspension, the short axles that connect the driven wheels with the driving force. Drive axles typically have CV (constant velocity)-joints on their ends.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/adjust
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
9911
NHTSA Item Number:
608349

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:anti-theft controller.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on the anti-theft immobilizer on board diagnostic (obd). Mjs ( nhtsa item number - 608349 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
9914
NHTSA Item Number:
607921

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin includes new information on the engine control module codes year 2000. ( nhtsa item number - 607921 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
9901
NHTSA Item Number:
610158

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:anti-theft controller.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding the immobilizer component overview for 2000 model year vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 610158 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
9909
NHTSA Item Number:
610162

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding premium v radio, coding after cd-changer or cd-player installation. ( nhtsa item number - 610162 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
9917
NHTSA Item Number:
610168

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:anti-theft controller.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding the anti-theft immobilizer on board diagnostic. ( nhtsa item number - 610168 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
170001
NHTSA Item Number:
612460

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding the capacities of the engine oil with filter change. ( nhtsa item number - 612460 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-10-01
Bulletin Number:
0007
NHTSA Item Number:
616667

Component Description: Air bags:frontal:sensor/control module.

Service Bulletin Summary: A condition may exist where the airbag warning light is on with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) 00588 resistance too small (low) for driver's side front airbag system stored in dtc memory. ( nhtsa item number - 616667 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-05-01
Bulletin Number:
0410
NHTSA Item Number:
10007712

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Evaluating fuel mixture diagnostic trouble codes (dtc) - how to perform effective diagnostic related to fuel system adaptation system too rich/ too lean. Volkswagen. ( nhtsa item number - 10007712 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-08-01
Bulletin Number:
2015831
NHTSA Item Number:
10026848

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system., (B) Structure: frame and members:underbody shields.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: exhaust heat shield, replacement guidelines. Heat shields are to be inspected after completion o any type of repair to the underbody (exhaust system transmission, etc. ), and if damaged, replaced. ( nhtsa item number - 10026848 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-04-01
Bulletin Number:
TT 96-10-06
NHTSA Item Number:
10067117

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067117 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-03-01
Bulletin Number:
TT 96-10-06
NHTSA Item Number:
10069573

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10069573 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
CABRIO, GOLF, JETTA, NEW BEETLE
Year(s):
2000, 2001
Manufacturer:
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC
NHTSA ID:
02V244000
Recall Date:
September 12th, 2002
Units Affected:
332,950

Affected Component: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Summary: Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 225, "child restraint anchorage systems. " child seat anchorages installed in the vehicle's rear seats must be identified by markings, and their location and use be described in the owner's manual. .

Conequence: These vehicles were not marked or described as required by the standard. .

Remedy: Owners will be provided with a supplement for the owner's manual and also one set of four guidance fixtures intended to use in conjunction with child seats equipped with rigid or semi-rigid lower anchorage attachments. Also enclosed will be four decals together with installation instructions and a template for attaching the decals to the lower seat backs. Owner notification is expected to begin september 15, 2002. Owners should contact vwoa at 1-800-822-8987. .

Notes: Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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