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World's Best Oils & Filters for 1989 Volkswagen Fox

1989 Volkswagen Fox
1.8L 4-cyl Engine Code [A] Engine Code [A] JN UM
Year: 1989
Make: Volkswagen
Model: Fox
Engine: 1.8L 4-cyl Engine Code [A] Engine Code [A] JN UM
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 (1989 Volkswagen Fox with engine code [A]) 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 1989 Volkswagen Fox with engine code [A] 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 1989 Volkswagen Fox engine code [A] was last updated on 18th June 2018 hide.
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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SJ
    European Car Formula 5W-40 Improved ESP Synthetic Motor Oil (AFLQT)
    -10 To 10C  »  20W-20
    -10 To 30C  »  20W-40, 20W-50
    -15 To 30C  »  15W-40, 15W-50
    -20 To -5C  »  10W
    -20 To 10C  »  10W-30, 10W-40
    -30 To -10C  »  5W-20, 5W-30
    0 To 30C  »  30
    20 To 40C  »  40
  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, 013 (5-SPD)  »  GL-4

    All TEMPS  »  75W-90 [1]
    Manual Transmission & Transaxle Gear Lube 75W-90 (MTGQT)

    Manual Transmission, 014 (4-SPD)  »  GL-4

    All TEMPS  »  75W-90 [1]
    Manual Transmission & Transaxle Gear Lube 75W-90 (MTGQT)
  3. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  4. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] VW part no. G 005 000 (G50), or equivalent, (synthetic)
    [2] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 4 P/N B 000 750 M3

  5. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  3.5 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  6 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Cooling System, With AC Initial Fill  »  11 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Manual Transmission, 013 (5-SPD)  »  1.6 liters
    Manual Transmission, 014 (4-SPD)  »  1.6 liters
    ANTPC ANT ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  6. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  7. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  22 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission
    Fill Plug 14 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 14 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission 4-SPD
    Fill Plug 18 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 (W7195)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51342 Oil Filter  
    Air Filter MANN Air Filter (C2860)  
    Air Filter WIX 42133 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter MANN Fuel Filter (WK8531)  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33277 Fuel 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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XLO 10W-40 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLO)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
AMO 10W-40 Premium Protection Motor Oil (AMO)

For use in both gasoline and diesel engines. Offers multi-functionality and wear protection. Ideal for applications where the extra protection of a higher-viscosity oil is desired. Excellent for motor homes and older vehicles, as well as many types o...
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...
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...
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.
wix air filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Air Filters

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.

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