[BiturboS4] Oil leak

Ti Kan ti at amb.org
Mon Mar 10 02:56:16 EST 2003

While I don't have any problems with my S4, I've heard others
complain about the valve cover gasket leaking.  Have that checked.

2003 A4 1.8T multitronic
2001 S4 biturbo 6-sp
1984 5000S turbo
1980 4000 2.0 5-sp
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Miikka Salonen writes:
> I then found first problem with my biturbo. I got sometimes burning oil
> smell when stopping. It wasn't really serious and I thought I'll check it in
> next oil change. Well, car was really soaked with oil and new oils did
> worsen the situation. I took the car in the garage and took of the bottom
> plate and washed the engine. The bottom plate looked like this:
> http://www.kolumbus.fi/miikka.salonen/talli/pohjapanssari.jpg. After washing
> the engine, I waited hour or so and could not see any oil. I started the
> engine and let it run for 15 minutes. I could see some oil coming from
> drivers side of oil sump. I'm quite sure that gasket is ok and oil is coming
> from some upper part.
> Any ideas? Car is going to 30 000km service next week and they will check
> that problem also. I'm just curios how big  bucks it'll cost me:o)

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