[A4] sludge

Arthur Marks aamarks at cox.net
Fri Jul 14 20:13:41 EDT 2006

Don't know. I threw out the letter once the work was done. The receipt lists it as the JL-12 recall.

I did just find this online:

Seems only 2003?


  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: richard valasek 
  To: Arthur Marks ; thejimrose ; a4 at audifans.com 
  Sent: Friday, July 14, 2006 7:27 PM
  Subject: Re: [A4] sludge

  You mentioned a recall for a fuel pump problem.  Do you know what years the 
  recall may have covered?  Thanks.

  98 a4 1.8tq

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: "Arthur Marks" <aamarks at cox.net>
  To: "thejimrose" <thejimrose at gmail.com>; <a4 at audifans.com>
  Sent: Friday, July 14, 2006 4:08 PM
  Subject: Re: [A4] sludge

  > No problem. I just wish I had never had to acquire such knowledge. I hope 
  > AoA has seen the site. I still haven't plastered the link all over the 
  > newsgroups. At least the car is running well now.
  > I did recently fall victim to a failed fuel pump for which I had shortly 
  > before received a recall notice. If you got the letter you should take 
  > care of it. It goes from functioning normally to complete failure. I knew 
  > what it was as soon as the engine didn't respond to the gas pedal. I had 
  > just enough time to move a couple of lanes over to the shoulder of the 
  > highway. At least the dealer fixed that quickly and for free.
  > --Art
  >  ----- Original Message ----- 
  >  From: thejimrose
  >  To: a4 at audifans.com ; aamarks at cox.net
  >  Sent: Friday, July 14, 2006 5:07 PM
  >  Subject: Re: sludge
  >  wow that is terrifying. great site - great info. thanks!!!
  >    I have added pictures of the innards of the Audi filter. Kind of takes 
  > the mystique out of it to compare the Mahle, Bosch and Audi filters.
  >    http://members.cox.net/ambox/audi_sludge/#3rd Autopsy
  >    --Art
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