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      02-06-2013, 11:46 PM   #1
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Was the slx oil replaced?

I went to the dealer to purchase oil. I was given a different type of oil from what they use to sell. I took a picture Of the two. I'm assuming castrol changed the name but is the same fluid?
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Ah, I did a double take on the same thing at the dealer a few weeks ago. I guess they are the same, heck, I had a quart of the oil from the black bottles and added that with seven quarts of the fancy gold/silvery stuff. I certainly hope they are the same.
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Does it list BMW LL04 in its approvals?
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Does it list BMW LL04 in its approvals?
yes.
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They both do. The new Edge bottle has the same part number as the sticker under the hood telling you which oil/part number you need. I think the Edge is what VW sells for their diesels.
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