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Re: cylinder head gasket change on 2.2E ??
In a message dated 11/4/99 5:51:46 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> Hi Augustin,
> Sorry to hear you got this problem, I had a similar problem with my first
> Audi 90 Quattro (same engine), I ended up changing the anti freeze as my
> coolant reservoir was exactly as you describe. I cleaned the reservoir out
> very thoroughly till it looked like new, refilled with good quality anti
> freeze and problem solved. Does the car run very hot? And does it run on
> radiator fan a lot? I think you would lose a lot of coolant if the
> is gone. Mind you all this doesn't mean that the head gasket is not
> is there any coolant in the oil?? Is there any light brown sludge on the
> filler cap or dipstick, either could mean it is the headgasket.
> Hope this helps, let me know if I can help further, hows the suspension by
> the way?
Previous owner could have possibly put that Stop-Leak garbage in there....
You should probably preform the radiator flush...