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2001 Volkswagen Eurovan
2.8L 6-cyl Engine Code AES Engine Code AXK
201 bhp. @ 6200 rpm / Torque: 181 ft. lbs. @ 2500 rpm
24 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft
2.8L - V 6-cyl (2792 cc) (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10:1

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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 Eurovan with engine code AES) 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 Eurovan with engine code AES hide.
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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, 02G (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  »  5.5 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  11 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Cooling System, 2 HEAT Exchangers Initial Fill  »  10.8 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Cooling System, Base Initial Fill  »  17 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 01P Initial Fill  »  3.5 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed 01P  »  5.4 liters
    Manual Transmission, 02G (5-SPD)  »  3 liters
    Differential, With AT Front  »  1.1 liters [2]
    ANTPC ANT ANTPC ANT 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 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 MANN Oil Filter (HU7197X)  
    Oil Filter WIX 57083 Oil Filter  
    Air Filter MANN Air Filter (C29198)  
    Air Filter WIX 42485 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter MANN Fuel Filter (WK8307)  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33179 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58609 Auto Tran Filter  
  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...
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...
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....
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...
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.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Check fluid level
Item:
Windshield washer
Interval in Month(s):
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:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
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:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
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:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Auto shift lock/starter safety switch
Interval in Month(s):
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:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.26
Parts Units:
6.4
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 for leaks
Item:
Engine
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A machine that burns fuel and converts the resulting heat into mechanical energy.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Battery
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A box containing lead plates filled with a water and acid mixture that stores electricity generated by the alternator. It is the source of power for parts of the car that operate on electricity.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Hinges, locks & latches
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The devices that allow or prevent the opening of doors and hatches.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect boots & seals
Item:
Drive axles
Interval in Month(s):
12
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:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Perform
Item:
Road test
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The actual driving of a vehicle under real-world conditions in order to find any abnormalities in its operation.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Service
Item:
On-board diagnosis system
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.25
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A computer-controlled system that identifies malfunctioning or out-of-adjustment components under its control through the display of trouble codes. The presence of trouble codes is usually indicated by an intermittently or constantly lit "check engine " or "service engine soon" light.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Check level
Item:
Manual transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling a manual transmission.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.6
Parts Units:
6
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
Item:
Ball joints
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Movable joints in the steering linkage and suspension system of a vehicle that permit rotating movement in any direction between the parts that are joined.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
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:
Tie rod ends
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Ball and socket parts of the steering linkage that connect the wheel spindles to the rack and pinion or center link.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
3.7
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):
24
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:
2004-02-01
Bulletin Number:
0401
NHTSA Item Number:
10006055

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system:radiator assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Radiator fan damaged caused by improperly supporting the radiator assembly when repairs require the radiator to be tipped forward. ( nhtsa item number - 10006055 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
WG
NHTSA Item Number:
10005665

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition.

Service Bulletin Summary: Replacement of the ignition coils. It is possible that if one of the vehicle's ignition coil fails, rough idling or reduced driving power could occur in addition to illumination of the malfunction indicator lamp light. ( nhtsa item number - 10005665 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
VJ
NHTSA Item Number:
10007004

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system:radiator assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: The radiator fans can be damaged if the proper tool is not used to hold the radiator assembly in the service position. Service action to alert service personnel by affixing a radiator fan service position warning label in the engine compar ( nhtsa item number - 10007004 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
0402
NHTSA Item Number:
10007297

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system:radiator assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Radiator fan damaged caused by improperly supporting the radiator assembly when repairs require the radiator to be pivoted forward. ( nhtsa item number - 10007297 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-05-01
Bulletin Number:
0409
NHTSA Item Number:
10007711

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Evaluating fuel mixture diagnostic trouble codes- how to perform effective diagnosis related to fuel system adaptation - system too rich/too lean. Volkswagen. ( nhtsa item number - 10007711 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-11-01
Bulletin Number:
004
NHTSA Item Number:
10011567

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine coolant temperature (ect) sensor. ( nhtsa item number - 10011567 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-01-01
Bulletin Number:
0502
NHTSA Item Number:
10012457

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p1603 (18011) stored in dtc memory. ( nhtsa item number - 10012457 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-05-01
Bulletin Number:
VC
NHTSA Item Number:
10015584

Component Description: Equipment:other:labels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Install mercury label on vehicles registered in the states of vermont, maine and connecticut - environmental compliance action circular. ( nhtsa item number - 10015584 ).

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:
2009-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-28F3
NHTSA Item Number:
10033207

Component Description: (A) Electrical system:ignition., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: vehicles may have ignition coils that could malfunction under certain conditions. If this happens, the malfunction indicator lamp (mil) will illuminated to let you know that the vehicle may experience some deterioration in per ( nhtsa item number - 10033207 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SA-28F3
NHTSA Item Number:
10033216

Component Description: (A) Electrical system:ignition., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: (revised) vehicles may have ignition coils that could malfunction under certain conditions. If this happens, the malfunction indicator lamp (mil) will illuminated to let you know that the vehicle may experience some deteriorat ( nhtsa item number - 10033216 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-09-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-00-10-06
NHTSA Item Number:
10036493

Component Description: (A) Child seat:latch connector., (B) Child seat:vehicle latch anchor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: child restraint latch guidance fixture; compliance with fmvss 225 (usa only). Update to existing technical bulletin. No production change required. All models. ( nhtsa item number - 10036493 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
EUROVAN
Year(s):
2001
Manufacturer:
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC
NHTSA ID:
02V136000
Recall Date:
May 16th, 2002
Units Affected:
2,300

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

Summary: On certain minivans equipped with child restraint anchorages (tether anchorages) for use in conjunction with child restraints installed in the three rearmost seating positions, the "safety first" portion of the owner's manual delivered with these vehicles incorrectly instructs owners to guide the tether strap underneath the seat's head restraint and to raise the head restraint slightly, if necessary. .

Conequence: If the owner follows these instructions, the head restraint could accidentally separate from the seat in the event of a crash and cause injury to any child occupant seated in the tethered child seat. .

Remedy: Owners will be sent a new "safety first" booklet that will contain corrected use instructions. Owner notification began november 30, 2002. Owners who do not receive the free booklet within a reasonable time 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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