[Biturbos4] G62 Sensor

Nicholas Mistry nick at mistry.com
Fri Apr 25 09:37:13 PDT 2008

I am assuming you are referring to Dylan's writeup on audiworld:

Did you happen to modify the pump like dylan suggested?   Or did you  
replace the connector?


On Apr 24, 2008, at 7:22 PM, Brent Henry wrote:

> I know that there is a very detailed description of the washer pump
> replacement.  As I had to replace mine just last month.  And it  
> wasn't that
> hard a job, just lots of moulding screws to remove.  The best way to  
> access
> it is through the driver side wheel well.
> Brent.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Nicholas Mistry" <nick at mistry.com>
> To: "j.koenig" <koenigj at comcast.net>
> Cc: "Bi-Turbo Audi S4 Audi Fan Group" <>
> Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2008 5:19 PM
> Subject: Re: [Biturbos4] G62 Sensor
>> John, thanks for all advice...   Like you suggested, I am planning to
>> replace the sensor, o-ring, and clip all at the same time.     Will
>> grab a few extra clips just to be safe.
>> Where did you end up ordering your parts?   Dealer or something like
>> clairparts?
>> Im not too shocked about the sensor going bad after 44k miles.  I
>> really don't drive my S4 as often as i would like.  I am frequently
>> traveling abroad for months at a time, and when I am actually back we
>> try to put as many miles on my wife's Z4 to maximize the milage on  
>> her
>> lease before it expires next year.    I think the S4 is just symptoms
>> of the lack of TLC she usually gets when i am around.
>> Speaking of neglect,  the other project that i have been
>> procrastinating is the replacement of my leaking washer pump.
>> Supposedly they are notorious for cracking, and a pain in the A** to
>> replace.
>> On Apr 24, 2008, at 12:35 PM, j.koenig wrote:
>>> I think I paid $20 for the sensor, for what it's worth.
>>> Mind you, I'm talking about replacing mine after 120k, not 44, but I
>>> strongly recommend planning to replace the plastic retainer clip
>>> that holds the sensor in place.  They take a bit of tugging to get
>>> loose, and get brittle and can easily break.  I think they're ~$1,
>>> even from the dealer.  Cheap insurance against being stuck in your
>>> garage with a broken clip.
>>> Don't be too dismayed if the sensor and well-seated O-ring also take
>>> a bit of force to remove.
>>> Also, make sure you have a suitable tool (that gets a proper grip)
>>> for the clamp on the downstream end of the flexible intake hose, and
>>> that you get the hose and the short rubber sleeve properly aligned
>>> and sealed all around when you're putting it back on.
>>> Good luck.
>>> John
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Nicholas Mistry" <nick at mistry.com>
>>> Has anyone replaced theirs?    Thought i would ask before i attempt
>>> it this weekend, in case there was something i need to watch out  
>>> for.
>>> Thanks..
>>> -N
>>> ps, already checked the connection to the sensor..  seemed solid and
>>> clean.
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