Checking Rear Differential Fluid - 1987 500CD

Duncan Thomson duncan at
Fri Aug 17 09:47:56 EDT 2001

> I want to check the fluid level in the rear differential/final drive of my
> 1987 5000 CD Quattro.
> There are two plugs that look like they are drain plugs.  Both are on the
> bottom.One is close to the front of the rear differential and the other
> about mid way to the back.

What if you stand your car on it's nose, and then use the middle plug...
This should work as a rough approximation...

> Any help is appreciated.

you did say _ANY_ help...

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