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Oil in air intake

In message <11885690F014D111A78200805FEAB69A1844C4@gtown_05.cannondale.com> Dave Shreeve writes:

> Changed air filter in my '88 5kcsqw for the first time last night (don't
> worry - I've only had the car 3 months).  Found a nice film coating of
> oil inside air intake hoses/pipe between filter and turbo.  I suspect I
> know what this means.

Yup, you've been driving the car again.  The only way to avoid an oil film in 
this hose is not to drive the car.

(Indeed - it has been suggested that the _lack_ of an oil film here is 
 symptomatic of a holed crankcase breather hose.  Whatever - it's perfectly

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