How much oil did it get out? The full 4.5 litres? My only problem is that it probably wouldn't get rid of the sludge at the bottom of the sump. I might get one though............You could go down the route of one of these:-
Pela oil extractor - I was very sceptical at first, but I have used one of these to change the oil on my car and the G/friends and its the easiest thing I have done for ages. No messing under the car at all. I would recommend it to anyone.
Got mine from the link above a few months ago at a good price but its even cheaper now!!
It is easy but may be tight the first time ..... you take the filter housing cap off. After that though remember to oil the 'o' rings proior to refitting and simply don't over tighten it.Fantastic, I'm definitely getting one now. VW charge ?80 odd quid to change the oil but I've got some PD oil and filter so I'll do it myself. Was it easy to remove the oil filter element with your hands, or should I invest in a oil filter strap wrench?
I managed to extract just over 4.5 litres of oil (about 4.75). I think that they put a little too much oil in the engine the last time I had an oil change. It took about 10-15 mins to sook it all out and I added a further 5 pumps or so every 5 mins. I just followed the instructional how-to that you posted. The only thing I'd say (the how-to doesn't mention) is that make sure to oil the new filter O-rings with fresh oil before fitting the oil filter. In all, it probably took 45 mins but the next time it'll be a lot quicker now I know what I'm doing.Few Questions
Just out of interest how much oil did you manage to extract ? Against the marks on the side of the Pela 6000 ?
How long did it take to empty the sump ?
Did you have to keep re pressurising it ? or just the first 20ish pumps ..