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random ur-q hyd sys leaks
In message <199711080158.UAA08824@camel8.mindspring.com> firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeffrey J. Goggin) writes:
> >Just wondering if anyone else has experienced this type
> >ps leak. If I drive the ur-q daily or every other day, the car
> >is dry, not a drop of anything from anywhere. But if I let
> >the car sit parked for 1-2 weeks, as I have done for the
> >last month while putting miles on the 90 200TQW, it
> >dispenses ATF fluid from the bottom of the hyd reservoir
> >onto the tranny and then onto the garage floor. A good
> >amount too, the spot probably has a diameter of 10 in.
> Amazing ... my '85 Ur-Q behaves EXACTLY the same way (except my spot is only
> about 3" across)! If you ever figure it out, let me know ... I've already
> replaced the bomb and brake booster, and neither the rack or PS pump are
> leaking, so I've been rather puzzled about where the ATF comes from.
When you park the car, pull the return hose from the top of the reservoir and
stick it in a jar. See what's in the car when you come to restart the car.
That will tell you which of the returns is dumping it.
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club