Oil Leak

Bernie Benz b.benz at charter.net
Thu Jul 8 22:52:21 EDT 2004

> From: Kneale Brownson <knotnook at traverse.com>
> Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2004 22:32:06 -0400
> To: 200q20v at audifans.com
> Subject: Oil Leak
> Does the bolt with the arrow in this photo
> http://www.pbase.com/image/31120869   have anything to do with the oil pump
> housing being anchored to the block?
Can't tell or remember from your picture, but if it goes thru the OP
housing, it does.  BTDT, left all loose and forgot to go back and tighten
after going thru the iterations of which goes on next, big leak!
> I have an oil leak that seems to commence just above this bolt.  I'm
> wondering if operating the engine with this bolt loose might have
> compromised the oil pump gasket, allowing it to leak even after the bolt is
> retightened????
I thought so too, but now it apears to be the oil pan extension.  Put
newspaper under the car, and threaten it with replacement if it doesn't
shape up (the car that is)!
> How about the bolt that anchors the alternator adjustment bracket (the one
> with the teeth)????
How about it?


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