[A4] Repair or walk away - advice for an Oil Sludge victim?
aamarks at cox.net
Wed Jun 21 14:27:09 EDT 2006
Here's a write-up in progress:
Includes autopsies of a Mahle and a Bosch oil filter. Soon I'll hack up the
Let me know if I have forgotten to include relevant information.
ps -- Since it sounds like you didn't drive the vehicle with the pressure
severely low the bearings may be ok.
----- Original Message -----
From: CoasterJames at aol.com
To: a4 at audifans.com
Sent: Tuesday, June 20, 2006 10:46 PM
Subject: [A4] Repair or walk away - advice for an Oil Sludge victim?
I have a dilemma and I am seeking advice.
I have a '97 A4 1.8T (Not Quattro) needing repairs and I need to decide if
should fix it or walk away.
The car's oil light started to come on intermittently. We minimized use of
the car and on our last drive the Check Engine light came on.
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