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Re: 4KS broken dipstick housing
In a message dated 96-08-16 10:00:07 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org (Sam
>The oil dipstick tube, which holds the dipstick, has a red plastic
>shroud at the top which mates with a similar red plastic shroud
>near the handle of the dipstick. Well, the shroud on the tube
>has broken off. So the dipstick just sits in the tube without
>forming a seal. I'm concerned about water and dirt going into
>My question is, how do I fix this? Do I replace the dipstick tube?
>How does it attach to the block? Has anyone concocted a 'homemade'
Very common Vw/Audi problem, the plastic piece at the top of the dipstick is
replaceable. They run about 1.50$, no tools needed....
Hope this helps,