EDGE Turbo Diesel 5W-40
SAE 5W-40 505 01 approval for VW engines


Castrol EDGE Turbo Diesel 5W-40 has been developed to meet VW & Audi Diesel specifications (VW 505 01). It is especially designed for use in VW TDI engines using Electronic Unit Injectors (Pumpe Duse).

This product should not be used in PD models on VW LongLife extended service intervals (indicated by letters QG1 on the VIN plate - see handbook for details) as Castrol EDGE 5W-30 covers the specifications for these vehicles (504 00, 507 00).

Also suitable for other modern turbo diesel engines requiring a A3/B3/B4 5W-40 specification oil


Features / Benefits

Protects engines without a long life service indicator.

Protects emission systems.

Fights against harmful deposits.

Works in turbocharged and intercooled diesel engines including PD engines.

Fully synthetic technology.


Specifications / Performance

VW 505 01
VW 505 00
VW 502 00
Meets Ford WSS-M2C917-A




All packages should be stored under cover. Where outside storage is unavoidable drums should be laid horizontally to avoid the possible ingress of water and the obliteration of drum markings. Products should not be stored above 60C, exposed to hot sun or freezing conditions.


Health, Safety and Environment

Health, safety and environmental information is provided for this product in the Materials Safety Data Sheet. This gives details of potential hazards, precautions and First Aid measures, together with environmental effects and disposal of used products.
Castrol (UK) Ltd. or its subsidiaries will not accept liability if the product is used other than in the manner or with the precautions or for the purpose/s specified. Before the product is used other than as directed, advice should be obtained from the local Castrol office.


Typical Characteristics

Test MethodsUnitsValue:

SAE 5W-40

Relative Density at 15CISO 3675 / ASTM D1298g/cm30.85
Viscosity at 40CISO 3104 / ASTM D445mm2/s85.3
Viscosity at 100CISO 3104 / ASTM D445mm2/s14.2
Viscosity IndexISO 2909 / ASTM D2270-169
CCS -30C ASTM D5293mPa.s6110
Total Base NumberASTM D2896mgKOH/g7.4
Flash Point (COC)ISO 2592 / ASTM D920C252
Pour Point ISO 3016 / ASTM D970C-39
Sulphated AshISO 3687 / ASTM D874%m0.79


The above figures are typical of those obtained with normal production tolerance and do not constitute a specification.

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It is the User's obligation to evaluate and use products safely and within the scope advised in the data sheet and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. No statement made in this publication shall be construed as a permission, recommendation or authorisation given or implied to practice any patented invention without a valid licence.

The Seller shall not be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from any hazards or risks identified in the data sheet and which are associated with petroleum products concerned (provided that this disclaimer shall not affect any statutory rights of the Buyer of the petroleum products concerned).

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Date Created: 26/09/2005 11:26:00 Last Modified:04/12/2006