Leaking hydraulic fluid

Bernie Benz b.benz at charter.net
Tue Apr 8 21:28:40 EDT 2003

BS, Steve!

> From: Steve Sherman <spsherm at attglobal.net>
> Reply-To: spsherm at attglobal.net
> Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2003 20:23:39 -0600
> To: 200q20v at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: Leaking hydraulic fluid
> A volcano/gusher of fluid coming ou tof the cap is a symptom of a failed
> pressure reg valve in the pump.  Check the quattro archives, this is a
> common failure mode with these pumps.  High pressure fluid goes back
> into the res and forces fluid out the top.
> As I recall, it is possible to replace this reg, but it requires pump
> disassembly, and the fix does not always work. When this happened to my
> 5KCS, I just went with a rebuilt pump.
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