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VW/Audi Plastic Drain Plug Key

Starting in 2015 the 1.8T and 2.0T Volkswagen and Audi Engines are now using a plastic drain plug.  This plug locks into the pan with a 1/2 turn and is sealed by an O-ring.   This key releases the plastic plug that functions a lot like a radiator petcock.  Aluminum and steel weren’t strong enough so they also decided to use a plastic oil pan.(I’m being sarcastic) Read the link below↓ 😉

This tool is applicable to Audi A3, A4, A5, A6, Q3, Q5, S3, TT, TTS, and VW Beetles, EOS, Golf’, GTI, Jetta, Passat, and Tiguan Engines.

The engine codes are CPKA, CPRA, CPPA, CBFA, CCTA, CBEA, CNTA, CXCA, CXBB, CXBA, CPKA, CNSB, CNSA.vw drain plug

DIRECTIVE 2005/64/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL

of 26 October 2005

on the type-approval of motor vehicles with regard to their reusability, recyclability and recoverability and amending Council Directive 70/156/EEC

THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 95 thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the Commission,

Having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee (1),

Acting in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 251 of the Treaty (2),

Whereas:

(1)  In accordance with Directive 2000/53/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 September 2000 on end-of-life vehicles (3), appropriate provisions should be laid down to ensure that type-approved vehicles belonging to category M1, and those belonging to category N1, may be put on the market only if they are reusable and/or recyclable to a minimum of 85 % by mass and are reusable and/or recoverable to a minimum of 95 % by mass.


 

Don’t Blame Volkswagen. They won’t let the cars come to market unless they are built from recycled products.  Read this link.contact-us-picsIf you would like help with your professional tool needs, inquire below or call Us now at (877)888-3245 for an immediate response.

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