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Re: Hydraulic Oil for Dummies (101)

Pat Dooley writes:
> While were on this subject, why is it so important to use Pentosin?
> Will massive hydro failure ensue if one pours ATF from Walmart in the
> reservoir?
> I know this statement probably puts me in the idiot category to some
> listers, but I have never heard why Pentosin is so indispensable.

It is indispensible on the Audis that were designed to use the
special fluid.  Using the wrong fluid can cause the seals in the
systems to fail and spring leaks.

96 A4 2.8 quattro
84 5000S 2.1 turbo
80 4000 2.0
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