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Re: Another leak in the V8
> There were one or two V8Q'ers who had a similar leak, probably
> in the archives somewhere, but had something to do with an
> O-ring behind the right bank of the engine, I think.
> The Pentosin one is the only one that sounds really
> expen$ive. I changed the high pressure hose on my
> car 18 months ago, and the damn thing is leaking
> again. Dealer says only 1 year warranty on hose,
> Audi hasn't gotten back to me yet. I guess
> it's not normal to expect a hose that's less than
> one foot long and costs $280 US to last more than
> a year and a half.
I have had the coolant leak and it is o-rings on the back of both
heads.And, I just picked up my car today from getting a new hydralic
and the cruise control recall done. Which was the reason it was there
since my throttle stuck open at about 80-85mph on the highway. Not very
fun. I wonder if Audi will split the towing cost after all it was a
By the way to all V8 owners if you have not gotten the recall repair to
the cruise control done, I highly recommend it!
Randall C. Markarian
1990 V8 Quattro
1996 Merc E320
Saint Louis, Missouri