Oil Level is Level Again - 2012 Audi A8 Long-Term Road Test

2012 Audi A8 Long Term Road Test

2012 Audi A8L: Oil Level is Level Again

January 20, 2012


First, the oil in our 2012 Audi A8L was too dirty. Then the oil in our A8 was clean but too full. Now we are pleased to announce that the oil in our A8 is both clean and at the correct level.

One day after our routine service visit we received a warning that we had too much oil. That was yesterday. So we drove the car straight to Audi of Santa Monica and told our advisor that we wanted the issue remedied:

"Do you need a ride anyplace?"

"Nope, we'll wait for it."

Just about 90 minutes later our phone rang:

"Your car is ready. We drained the old oil and filled it with the correct amount."

It was a good thing that we changed our mind and didn't wait after all. I sure wouldn't want to be the guy stuck in the Audi lobby for an hour and a half. We are back on the road nonetheless. As you might expect, no charge for this visit either.

Mike Schmidt, Vehicle Testing Manager @ 8,622 miles

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