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Only allowed to use the oil specified on the sticker in the engine bay.

From the online owners manual:

Vehicles without an engine oil label

Information regarding the prescribed engine oil standard for your vehicle is provided by an authorized Volkswagen dealer or authorized Volkswagen Service Facility. If you need to top up the engine oil, use that oil. When using the prescribed engine oil, you can adjust the oil level as often as required

If no engine oil that meets the prescribed standard is available, you may, in an emergency, top up the engine oil no more than once before your next standard oil change using no more than 0.5 liters of engine oil that meets the following deviating standards:
  • Gasoline engines: VW 504 00 and ACEA C3 or API SP standard, viscosity 0 W-30.
 

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If you Canadian guys get a chance to look in the paper manual to see what it says?

The wording is problematic from a Warranty perspective, since it says you must use the sticker oil and 504 00 is emergency oil.
 

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As stated earlier, I went through the manual and couldn't find anything specifying what type of oil to use. The sticker in my engine bay states 0w30 or vw 504 00.
I'm talking specifically that emergency use blurb. Unless I'm reading too far into it, 504 00 that isn't on the sticker is considered emergency use only 0.5L. 🤷‍♂️

Gasoline engines: VW 504 00 and ACEA C3 or API SP standard, viscosity 0 W-30.

Doesn't that fall within the sticker parameters?
 
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