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The dealer is having a hell of a time trying to calibrate my sel oil level warning system. After initial 10k service the indicator say the oil level is too high. After going back to vw 5 times, the light has come back on again. Currently working with VOA to address the issue.


Has anyone had this or am I dealing with a craptastic service dept?
 

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I’ve had this issue/ warning twice. The first time, after 2 days of ownership, the dealer verified oil was a little high, and simply removed some. Advised that the tech put too much in during pre-delivery inspection. Second time was after making frequent very short trips during very cold weather. I was told it was condensation not getting burned off as I was not getting engine to operating temp. Dealer changed oil.
 

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Wow thats a lot different than what they are telling me lol. Seems as if the techs are not getting the proper amount of oil to add to the motors for the senor to be happy. Ive been told by service that they calibrate the oil sensor specs and can adj, which theyve done to mine.
its like pulling teeth to get this thing repaired and VOA is acting like they dont care at all
 

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changed my own oil w/ 4.5 qts (from oil change kit bought at ECS Tuning), have run 4k miles since that change w/ no oil indicator. Dealer probably put in 5qts :(
 

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I find it to be annoying and inconvenient as I and many others have to take it back for corrections and reset. It's likely ok, but I rather the instruments indicate an issue as I can't just allow it to stay on thinking it'll be fine. I understand if the oil pan becomes too high. That allows a fast-moving lobed rod called the crankshaft to come into contact with the oil and essentially aerate it. The result is a foamy, frothy substance that cannot properly lubricate the engine. Think of this as your engine’s way of turning cream into whipped cream. No one wants whipped cream lubricating their engine.
Also of concern, the extra oil creates excessive pressure inside your engine that will look for an escape through various gaskets and seals. If one or more of those fail, that will lead to leaks.
 
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