to collect small metal filings
filings are normal in auto transmissions
To collect metal shavings that might be floating around.
underneath the car on the sump near the bottom facing the rear of the car
All the oil sump plug are on the lower part of the engine, in this case is the same, but you probably will no notice that because it is not a common plug, this car have a square plug.
There are a few gaskets on a car:- Cylinder Head, Water Pump, Inlet Manifold, Exhaust Manifold, Sump Cover,Thermostat Housing,Transmission Sump,Tappet Cover,Valley cover,Side Cover,Sump Plug,Differential Sump Plug, Transmission Sump Plug, Oil Filter, Oil Pump,Fuel Pump, I'm sure there are more but these will get you started Also door gaskets and window gaskets.
Hi the oil drain plug is under the engine on the sump it is very low to the ground so best to drive car up on to ramps to gain access to sump plug. Make sure you do not lose the copper washer on the sump plug hope this helps
at the back of the sump, but first you must remove the car under tray, approx 8 torx screws
The sump nut is on the sump or oil pan of your VW. if you jack up your car and climb underneath it from the front you'll see the sump nut on the lowest point of the engine pointing towards the back of the car and slightly down. Don't undo the sump nut/ plug with the engine warm/hot, the oil in the sump will also be hot and can scold you.
on the underside of the car under the engine and oil sump i reckon.
on the bottom of the sump, i think it is a 19mm hex bolt, it does not look like a sump plug it looks like a mounting bolt for the engine but if you can get the car high enough and get good light in you will see it o.k.
Under The Car. Below The Engine And It Will Be A Fairly Obvious 15mm Nut That's Facing Out Towards The Back Of The Car.
On the sump which can be accessed by jacking up the front of the car. climb underneath after securing the vehicle in a raised position and the sump plug will be on the lowest point of the engine pointing towards the back of the car and slightly down.
To change oil.Put a tray under sump. Remove sump plug bolt.Wait for oil to drain into tray. (5 min).Replace sump plug bolt - Not too tight! Not too loose!Fill oil into hole marked oil.Approximately 3 litres to start-depending on car.Check dipstick-dipstick.From Jeff in Oz.