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So, my 2021Atlas SE Tech with approx 1300 miles on her shows a change oil in 29 miles indicator on dash. What is up with that? Any thoughts - dealer closed today due to severe weather in Texas.

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B/c it's basing it on time - 1 year. Just reset it per the manual...no need to change it.
 

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Thank you very much. Was able to talk to service dept today and you are exactly right. 10,000 miles or 180 days.
Be sure to check the oil level. My new in feb 2020 2019 SE W/TECH V6 is down a quart at 8100 miles on the OD after i had a 5000 mile oil and filter service back in December 2020. So in 3100 miles i am down a quart. NOT GOOD. A photo for what to look for on the dip stick when its below the the hash marks. Don't wait for 10,000 miles
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Be sure to check the oil level. My new in feb 2020 2019 SE W/TECH V6 is down a quart at 8100 miles on the OD after i had a 5000 mile oil and filter service back in December 2020. So in 3100 milea i am down a quart. NOT GOOD. A photo for what to look for on the dip stick when its below thw the hash marks. Don't wait for 10,000 miles View attachment 1783 View attachment 1783 ,
Will check today. Thank you very much.
 

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I worked at a Technical High School in CT. The Auto Shop teacher there said any german car(at the time I had an Audi A4) oil and filter should be changed every 3000-4000 miles. When I brought my 2019 Atlas in for a 5000 mile change in DEC 2020 they were perplexed as to why. Said I could go 10K. NO WAY. Even though it has a bumper to bumper 6 YR/72,000 mile warranty. That is the reason I bought the 2019 leftover instead of the 2020 with a 4yr/50k warranty.
 

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Dealer service writer said a new car 2019 Atlas V6 with 8100 miles can burn as much as 1 (one) quart of oil every 1200 miles according to VW. Really, I think that is horse crap, anybody ever hear that crap before or does any one out there know the truth.
 
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