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Re: Ur Leaks, bulbs, and felt

The mush under the carpets may be caused by leaking fluid from your steering
rack.  It comes in through the rubber boot in the footwell.  If this is the
case you better solve the source of the problem before changing anything

John Corbs
-----Original Message-----
From: DRoxburgh <DRoxburgh@email.msn.com>
To: quattro group <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Date: Sunday, November 01, 1998 12:10 PM
Subject: Ur Leaks, bulbs, and felt

>Thanks for all the advice. Noone came up with the idea of a brick and
>insureance claim to reseal the windscreen though.  I now have enough
>silicone to fix the Titanic, and have resealed the winscreen all the way
>round. However.....
>when I lifted the carpet there was a mushy substance, a bit like slime from
>the bottom of the ocean. I asume this was once sound felt with a bituman
>on top. Does any one know if this is an Audi part? All the local auto
>looked at me as if I were mad when I asked for this. Any UK ideas?
>also, to lift the carpets the central console had to come out, so time to
>replace all those bulbs - how do the ones in the black holders in the diff
>lock panel come out?
>on an old thread, the bulbs were 89pence ($1.50) each at Halfords. They are
>all white halogen, and green ones dont work due to the red filter....
>Ur with in car aquarium