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Re: New A6 Info
Oops. :-( Guess which idiot left the car running in the car wash so that
the heat would continue to run? That would be me. Now I know that I will
never go to that car wash again... the under-carriage spray is something
that you have to drive over, so there' s no way you could do it with the
I will offer the proper sacrifice to the Audi Gods to appease their anger.
Please don't hurt my car!
Newton, MA 02162 (USA)
'92 Audi 100CS 5spd 16K miles (and counting!)
'89 Suzuki Katana 600 14K miles (and hibernating)
> From: Phil Payne <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: New A6 Info
> Date: Friday, March 07, 1997 10:34 AM
> In message <97Mar7.email@example.com> "Sean Ford" writes:
> > This type of carwash uses high-pressure water spray for
> > everything. Anyway, I went with the under-carriage spray as well as the
> > standard wash and bogus wax (part of the package that includes the
> > under-carriage spray), and when I was driving away, I had a small
> > because the "Check Engine" symbol displayed for about 20 seconds :-o,
> > out :-), came back on for about 10 seconds :-o, and then went out for
> > :-).
> The German workshop manual states in heavily underlined type that the
> _MUST_ be switched off if the engine bay is spray-cleaned.
> One issue, perhaps, is the crankshaft oil seals. The crankcase is under
> gentle vacuum and moderate quantities of air are sucked in at all times -
> when the seals are worn. You might have replaced some of this air with
> Phil Payne
> Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club