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Re: which audis use Pentosin?

In message <199810012356.QAA13972@gonzo.wolfenet.com> Orin Eman writes:

>> Technically, _NONE_ of them should use Pentosin.  They should all use G
>> 002 000.  This is Audi's own fluid.  At first, on the early Type 44 and
>> Type 85 cars, it had a red cap and Pentosin 7.1 was an acceptable
>> substitute.  When the later Type 44 and Type 85 cars came out (easiest
>> identifier is _three_ hoses to the pump instead of _two_) Audi changed
>> the formulation of G 002 000 (and fitted a green cap).  For this
>> formulation, Pentosin 11s is an acceptable subsitute.

> Isn't it the other way around?  Pentosin 7.1 has a green cap and 11S
> has a red cap.  I've never seen G002000 with a green cap.

Others will have to comment on Pentosin - it seems to be a USA-only

However - there is a 1 litre can of G 002 000 on the table next to my
keyboard that came from my local Audi dealer only a week or so ago - it
has a green cap.

 Phil Payne
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