5000cstq how to replace front main seal?

Huw Powell audi at mediaone.net
Mon Oct 1 01:19:11 EDT 2001

> So it looks like I have found my water leak on my 5kcstq, looks like it
> is the water pump. So since I am going to be replacing the water pump,
> timing belt, and tensioner. I figure that now would be a good time to
> replace the leaking front main. Does anyone have any tips or advice for
> doing this? Any special tools needed?

Sometimes I wonder if people actually read the list... quoting Chris
Miller from yesterday:

C1J1Miller at aol.com wrote:
> I started a writeup with pics long ago here:
> http://members.aol.com/audipage/timing.html

good pictures and helpful instructions.

Chris does not show the removal and installation tools he bought, which
work great, but removal can be struggled through with picks and
screwdrivers, installation with a bit of 1 1/2" PVC pipe.

Huw Powell



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