When to replace the Gearbox Oil and Transmission Oil on your VW POLO
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Transmission fluid : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW POLO (9N_) 1.9 TDI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 TDI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.9 SDI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.9 TDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: manual gearbox oil – VW POLO (9N_). List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
HEX bit No.H17.
Drive socket # 12
Phillips screwdriver
Torque wrench
Funnel
Oil drain pan
Fender cover
Replacement: manual gearbox oil – VW POLO (9N_). AUTODOC recommends:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: manual gearbox oil – VW POLO (9N_). Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    Open the hood.
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 3
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Replacement: manual gearbox oil – VW POLO (9N_). Tip:
    The vehicle must be on even keel, and if it is at an angle, the drain plug must be at the lowest point.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the lower sound insulation. Use a drive socket #12. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  2. Step 5
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    Remove the lower sound insulation.
  3. Step 6
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: manual gearbox oil – VW POLO (9N_). After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  4. Step 7
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    Put a waste oil container with at least 2 l capacity under the drainage hole.
  5. Step 8
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    Unscrew the drain plug. Use HEX No.H17.
  6. Step 9
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    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: manual gearbox oil – VW POLO (9N_). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.
  7. Step 10
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    Clean the area around the gearbox housing filler hole. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
    Replacement: manual gearbox oil – VW POLO (9N_). Tip from AUTODOC:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  8. Step 11
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    Unscrew the filler plug of the gearbox housing. Use HEX No.H17.
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