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How To Change Oil on an Audi S4 with 2.7T 30 Valve

Wondering how to change the oil and oil filter on your Audi S4 2.7T 30 valve? Unsure what type of oil to use in the 2.7T Audi S4? What is the oil fill capacity on the Audi S4 2.7T engine? Blauparts is here to help! Your Audi S4 oil change questions are answered in the video and instructions below.

Step-by-Step Audi S4 Oil Change Video

Disclaimer: Refer to the owner's manual and factory manual for Audi oil change instructions. Blauparts recommends having an A.S.E. certified Audi mechanic perform vehicle maintenance. Always wear gloves and wear safety goggles when handling hot engine oil.

How To Change Audi S4 Oil on 2.7T 30 Valve Video Details

Video Demonstrated using 2003 Audi Allroad 2.7T 6 Cylinder 30 Valve Engine
Although the video shows a 2003 Audi Allroad, the oil change steps and procedures also apply to the following models:

  • 2000 Audi S4 Quattro w/ 2.7T Turbocharged 6 Cylinder V6 30 Valve Engine
  • 2001 Audi S4 Quattro w/ 2.7T Turbocharged 6 Cylinder V6 30 Valve Engine
  • 2002 Audi S4 Quattro w/ 2.7T Turbocharged 6 Cylinder V6 30 Valve Engine

Audi S4 Oil Change Parts Needed:

  • 7 Liters Of German Ravenol Motor Oil -
    Audi motor oil quality standard 502 00 required for Audi S4 2.7T gasoline engines.
  • 1 Mahle Audi S4 Oil Filter
  • 1 Oil Pan Drain Plug w/ Washer

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Audi S4 Oil Change Tools Needed:

  • T50 Torx bit for under-body plash pan.
  • T30 Torx bit for under-body plash pan.
  • Regular screw driver for under-body plash pan.
  • 19mm wrench for oil pan drain plug.
  • Oil filter wrench for oil filter removal.
  • Oil drain pan container.
  • Pouring Funnel.

2.7T Audi S4 Oil Change Illustrated Instructions

2.7T How to change Audi S4 oil Step 1

How To Step 1

Allow your engine oil to warm up. Drive your Audi S4 2.7T for approximately 5-10 minutes, allowing the old motor oil to warm up for optimal oil flow and thorough drainage. Open your hood. Locate the oil fill cap and loosen it. Loosening it will minimize crankcase pressure creating an easier flow for the old oil to drain from the engine, minimizing oil splashing.

2.7T How to change Audi S4 oil Step 2

How To Step 2

Remove the Audi S4 splash pan. Using a T50 torx bit remove the 2 screws along the front side (Pictured in YELLOW). Using a T30 torx bit remove the 3 splash pan screw fasteners (Pictured in RED). Using a regular screw driver remove the 3 regular fasteners along the front side, 3 along the rear of the splash pan, 2 in the drivers side wheel well, and 2 in the passengers side wheel well. Tip the splash pan down and slide it out toward the back of the vehicle.

2.7T How to change Audi S4 oil Step 3

How To Step 3

Remove the drain plug located on the drivers side on the S4 engine. Place a suitable oil drain pan container just bellow the engine oil pan drain plug. Use a 19mm wrench or socket wrench to loosen and remove the Audi S4 oil pan drain plug.

2.7T How to change Audi S4 oil Step 4

How To Step 4

Once the oil has drained, remove the oil filter. Using an oil filter wrench, turning counter clockwise, loosen the filter. Then use your hands to loosen the last few treads. Be careful to keep the oil filter over the oil pan.

2.7T How to change Audi S4 oil Step 5

How To Step 5

Install the new Audi S4 oil drain plug. Using a 19mm socket wrench, torque the drain plug to 22 ft. lb. Clean any excessive old oil from the oil pan drain plug area.

2.7T How to change Audi S4 oil Step 6

How To Step 6

Using a little bit of fresh oil, lubricate the o-ring of on the new oil filter seal. This aids in the proper sealing of and the future removal of the oil filter.

I Love My Audi S4 2.7T

As an independent Audi service shop with over 27 years of hands-on experience, we've seen many mechanical breakdowns. Experience has shown that changing your Audi's fluids is the single most important preventive maintenance routine you can perform to avoid problems. Yet, for many Audi owners, this seems to be one of the most neglected areas of maintenance. Thoroughly flushing your fluids at the proper intervals can help your Audi reach 150,000 miles and beyond!

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BLAU® Oil Change Kits which includes the correct amount of VW 502 00 spec Audi S4 oil and Mahle filter. Ravenol Audi oils carry Formal Factory approval and features CleanSynto technology; maximizing your Audi S4 engine life span.

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Ravenol Audi S4 Oil

CleanSynto Technology
Ravenol is revolutionizing motor oil with CleanSynto technology! Superior quality synthetic base stocks and advanced German engineered additive packages out perform other brands and provides maximum lubrication during extended mileage oil change intervals. Special CleanSynto technology improves engine cleanliness thus maximizing the engine's life span.

CleanSynto Audi Motor Oil • Improved MPGs
• Quieter Engine Operation
• Reduces Engine Sludge
• Improves Engine Cleanliness
• Maximizes Engine Life

Formal Factory O.E. Approvals
Ravenol carries approvals from many of the world's leading manufacturers, such as:
• Audi / VW (VAG)
• Porsche
• Mercedes-Benz

Ravenol Racing
The Ravenol brand has become firmly established in virtually all forms of European Motorsport. Ongoing technical support is provided to several series, in particular the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, where Ravenol is the official partner. Today they're used by an ever increasing number of race and rally teams and series: ADAC Formel Masters, GT Masters, Procar, WTCC, Sports and Saloon Car Racing, Rallying, Truck Racing, and Motocross. Ravenol and European Motorsport was the founding in 2014 of a general partnership with Hockenheimring GmbH!

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Official O.E. Mahle Audi Oil Filters
Blauparts is pleased to offer Mahle Original Audi air filters. Mahle is an Official O.E. oil filter manufacturer and has been supplying oil filters to the German automakers for years. Since the late 1920's Mahle has set the standard in filtration as Germany's premier automotive filter manufacturer. Mahle's continuous engineering and innovation is driven by performance. Every Mahle Audi oil filter is built for an exact engine application. Mahle filters use the latest generation in oil filter designs and filtration media. All of this results in guaranteed long-lasting engine health and performance for your Audi.

2.7T How to change Audi S4 oil Step 7

How To Step 7

Install the new oil filter. Hand tighten. Don't torque. It can be very difficult to remove on your next oil change. Also, use a rag to clean up any oil residue around the oil filter housing.

2.7T How to change Audi S4 oil Step 8

How To Step 8

Fill the engine with factory approved VW 502 00 spec Audi S4 motor oil. The oil fluid capacity of the 2.7T Audi S4 engines is 6.9 liters.

2.7T How to change Audi S4 oil Step 9

How To Step 9

Re-install the oil fill cap. Start and run the engine for about 30 seconds. This will allow the Audi S4 oil filter to completely fill. Turn engine off.

2.7T How to change Audi S4 oil Step 10

How To Step 10

Using a little bit of fresh oil, lubricate the o-ring of on the new oil filter seal. This aids in the proper sealing of and the future removal of the oil filter.

2.7T How to change Audi S4 oil Step 11

How To Step 11

Before re-stalling the splash pan observe the oil drain plug and oil filter housing areas for leaks.

2.7T How to change Audi S4 oil Step 12

How To Step 12

Using a T50, T30 torx bit, and regular screw driver, reinstall the S4 splash pan. See Step 2. It's easiest to slide in one of the front corners first and work your way around to secure the front side fasteners first, followed by the rear, and then the wheel wells.

How To Step 13

Dispose of waste oil responsibly by taking it to a certified recycling collection center.

Note in your records the current mileage at time of oil change, as well as, when you'll need to change your oil next. For help determining the correct Audi oil change interval for your vehicle, see our "How driving style can affect your Audi oil change intervals" section. You may also wish to reset the vehicles oil change interval system for future oil change indication. Keeping detailed service records is a must for proper vehicle maintenance and future resale value.