[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]
Re: 5KCSTQ Blues Question re: suspension
>Just got my car back from the dealer who replaced 3 of the 4 turbo oil
lines (1 was the oil cooler line) -- the 'feed, the 'return,' and the
cooler line. Altogether with as few extra things -- parking light bulb
replace ment and a new hood latch came to $1200!
let me start by saying that we probably have all experienced dealer
maintenance pain, however, you posted for inexpensive ways of replacing
these lines. I, and at least 3 others told you to go to a hydraulic
shop where you would probably save over 75% from dealer and I also
pointed you to a dealer source who discounts between 10-20%. You have
the power to turn your blues to saved green. I notice all your posts
have a sense of urgency, ie. gotta happen by this weekend etc. Take a
step back to evaluate your options. Glad to see you went aftermarket
for the rack & pump. While I'd like to believe in Vorsprung Durch
Technik, I more firmly believe that "retail is for other people" TM.
There are ways to properly maintain turbo Audis almost reasonably and
this list is the place to find them!
Get Your Private, Free Email at http://www.hotmail.com