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An Audi TT driver drove his car for over 130,000km without an oil change

By Faiming_low on 25 Mar 2015

Attached Image A driver drove his 3.2-litre Audi TT for more than 130,000 km without any engine oil change. And this is how it looks like after it finally gave up.
 
Attached Image According to one of the users from the Audi TDI forum, a couple of pictures of the ruined engine were published in a post and the photos has since floated around the net. It is not known why the owner stopped changing the engine oil but it is almost a certain that the engine has to be replaced. 
 
For Audi TT owners out there who have the 3.2-litre VR6 engine which outputs around 246bhp, it should pretty comforting to know that your engine can take some real abuse!

engine, oil, change, audi

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Happily1986 Mar 25 2015 10:36 PM

What an utter idiot.

ER-3682 Mar 26 2015 07:19 AM

Maybe the owner thought,Audi car needed so much oil top up,some use up to1 litre per 1000km,so he thought he pour in 'fresh' oil every 1000km,so why bother to change it...

Watwheels Mar 26 2015 07:57 AM

I agree, most likely he just top up the engine oil when the oil level went low.

But surely the CEL must have lite up.

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