I like to have a dipstick, so that I can actually see the oil level.You need to hold the button in until the full dash warning lights etc come on and not the usual punch I recently found out
The d3 does not have a dip stick, you were probably just shown the blank/bung covering where a dipstick could go
I agree as I do worry about what happens if the sensor goes wrong, sensors do have a tendency to do this after all
There is somewhat of a question mark over whether an electronic sensor is reliable and durable. Its the one aspect of the new Drive-E engines I'm not happy about - ie the lack of a manual dipstick and total reliance on a single electronic sensor on such a key aspect of engine wellbeing.the sensors in the sump are very reliable,there is however a short dipstick fitted to most 5 cyl diesel engines the exception however is the new d4 4 cl engine which only has a electronic check.
Not definitive by any means but the car is one heck of a lot quieter after an oil changeI have the D3 without a dip stick and very low mileage, I am not saying the garage would do this but How do I know the garage Have changed the oil on service.:-/
I have the D3 without a dip stick and very low mileage, I am not saying the garage would do this but How do I know the garage Have changed the oil on service.:-/