dbpulvino at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 23 13:17:52 EST 2007
Well, the water pump is new at the time of my last t-belt change...about
40-k miles ago, and I did replace that short hose two t-belts ago.
And ya know, I've really come to love all that oil smoke on start up. Makes
me know the car is alive...but I guess that tachometer can do that too.
"Reality is that which when you stop believing in it, it doesn't go away."
from "Valis," by Phillip K. Dick
>From: Bernie Benz <b.benz at charter.net>
>To: Derek Pulvino <dbpulvino at hotmail.com>
>CC: 200q20V mailing list <200q20v at audifans.com>
>Subject: Re: Coolant Leak
>Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 09:51:34 -0800
>IMO, most likely the WP shaft seal. Unlikely a static gasket seal anywhere,
>nor the turbo coolant hose, if it hasn¹t been disturbed. Sounds like you¹ve
>just come up with another reason for fixing that oil burner.
> > From: "Derek Pulvino" <dbpulvino at hotmail.com>
> > Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 09:21:01 -0800
> > To: 200q20v at audifans.com
> > Subject: Coolant Leak
> > Looks like I've got a slow coolant leak coming from near the front of
> > engine. The couple of culprits I can think of:
> > 1. Thermostat housing and/or hose that attached here.
> > 2. Water pump at either shaft or gasket.
> > 3. Small hose that runs behind rear timing belt cover to turbo.
> > I poked around the other day with a flashlight, and because of all of
> > "stuff" in that area, couldn't find the source...though from what I did
> > it doesn't look like the leak is coming from the thermostat area.
> > Can anybody think of a connection in this area I may have missed, and
> > anyone have any troubleshooting tips short of pulling parts?
> > Derek P
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