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final drive lube

In message <0716D052C1CFD0119D280060979FBE9A494F@a1.matrix.com.pl> Aleksander Mierzwa writes:

> I have an 87 5KT, but I think it will apply to your car as well. The
> factory assumed the diff oil will never have to be changed, so there's
> no drain plug. You have to figure out how to drain oil through the
> filler plug, and sorry, I can't think of any other way to do this than a
> suck-o-matic machine at the dealer. Filling is simple, just pour the oil
> until it overflows.

I've never seen an Audi differential without a drain plug.  It's not on the 
_bottom_ of the differential, but on the side _at_ the bottom - usually 
directly below the axle.  I've seen several so encrusted with dirt as to be 
almost invisible.
But it should be there.

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club