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Oil Filter Fiasco - followup...
First - thanks to all who replied to my post. The obvious remaining
what's a fair price for the oem-style oil filter, and from whom could
Second- went to start the car this morning. Coolant warning goes off.
Ok, I add some water to the expansion tank. Boy its taking alot of
water. ...and dumping it onto the ground. Change from dress clothes to
grungies, jack up car, remove belly pan, look around. Lower radiator
hose has "slipped" off!!! Evidently the hose clamp was fastened too
close to the end of the hose. Reattached the hose, filled the expansion
tank with water, let the car heat up. Dropped it off at the shop on the
way to work. I have no, and I mean no idea how the car made it home
last night, let alone to this point with the hose/clamp it that
situation. Any ideas?
Thank the Audi gods for diagnostic sensors that actually work! Unlike
other cars that a failure indication means that the sensor has died.
Enough ramblin' I guess the Audi wanted some more attention $$$ ;-)
1990 Coupe Q
>PS the hoses are in otherwise good shape