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Re: When was that Pentosin thread?
Andrew Duane USG/PE wrote:
> You use the 7.1 if that's what you're asking....
I should explain my reason for asking. After buying my 5kcstq, I headed
over to Carlsen Audi for a MFT from Linda, and I got some Pentosin while
I was there. At the time I wasn't aware of the different types, and I
figured she would've given me the right one anyway. But now I see that
my empty bottle of G 002 000 is marked "synthetic," and I just bought a
liter of non-Audi Pentosin 7.1 that is less viscous and quite green. I
had to put some of it in a few days ago. Prior to that, the system was
probably almost entirely synthetic, since I've used the Audi stuff since
changing the bomb and driving and leaking 2 bottles worth.
The pump and rack were already leaking, but I did just replace the bomb
and I hope not to damage it or anything else in the hydraulic path.
Should I go ahead and flush it (with what?) and fill with 7.1, or should
I just wait till I have to replace the rack and/or pump? Are the hoses
and everything else also damaged by the wrong fluid? TIA.
- Wallace White
'87 5kcstq 148k, embarrassing hydraulic situation
P.S. I misquoted Linda's price on Pentosin: it was actually $16, not $11
like I thought I remembered.