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Posted to Castrol Forum on 11/2/2020

If you look at the SAE J300 standards [SAE J300 2015 revision]

Any 0W-30 also qualifies as a 5W-30 under the SAE standards. So, there is no real conflict (assuming the 0W-30 meets all of the required VW standards for that car).

I assume that VW recommends ... Login to read more.

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