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Re: Oil Leak in footwell

In a message dated 98-12-23 15:29:48 EST, pkw@planet.eon.net writes:

<< I've got an older 91 20V Quattro sedan that has just the craziest leak.
 I've noticed oil seeping into the driver's side footwell.  Or at least I
 think it's oil. The liquid is quite greasy, liquid and brownish in colour.
The amount of
 leak varies with the distance that I drive.  >>

Dan offers:
Probably Pentosin, power steering fluid.
Bet your rack is leaking."

And Phil goes with:
Clutch (brake) fluid.  Dying master cylinder."

Just for diversity, I'll go with coolant from a leaky heater core. 

Chris Semple
'87 4000q etc