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RE: Brake Fluid Smell

Anybody got an answer to my problem?  The car still smells like brake
fluid.  There is none on the ground, and the resevior seems full.
Please help.
Thanks again,

Gary M. Lewis
1986 5000   CS Turbo 5 Speed   195,000 miles 1.8 bar

> Hi Audifans  :-),
> I just (yesterday) had my brake and clutch fluid replaced.  There is
> now
> a strong brake fluid smell in the car, emananting from the rear of the
> cabin.  If I run the A/C, I can't smell it.  If I get in the back
> seat,
> it's pretty strong. 
> On the outside of the car from the front doors forward and into the
> engine compartment, no smell.  Rear doors back, it smells.  No smell
> in
> the trunk.  My mechanic says he spilled a little fluid, but thought he
> cleaned it up.
> I can't see any fluid coming from the rear brakes.  I was thinking of
> going to a do-it-yourself car wash and hosing down the rear underside
> of
> the car.
> My mechanic is always willing to check it out and fix for nothing, but
> I
> am going to the Entrepenuer of the Year Award tonight, and wanted to
> take the Audi.
> Questions:
> 1. Split fluid?
> 2. Will it harm anything to hose down the rear undercarriage? (I know
> this seems like a stupid question, but it is an Audi).
> 3. Bad rear brake lines? (brakes feel really great now, nice and firm)
> 4. Other infinite List wisdoms?
> Thanks
> *********************************************************************
> Gary M. Lewis
> 1986 5000   CS Turbo 5 Speed   195,000 miles 1.8 bar
> *********************************************************************