Mineral Oil alternative

mike mikemk40@yahoo.com
Wed, 2 Jul 2003 01:11:26 +0100 (BST)


weeeelllll.... i was going to fit the whole kit but my
local audi specialist said that they had never managed
to get one apart without damaging it so i just changed
the o ring that had failed

one month down the road and it's still dry

ymmv

mike

 --- Kneale Brownson <knotnook@traverse.com> wrote: >
At 09:16 PM 07/01/2003 +0100, mike wrote:
> >and if my recent experience is anything to go by
> the
> >only seal you need is the o ring under the cross
> plug
> >
> >mike
> >
> >
> >  --- Kneale Brownson <knotnook@traverse.com>
> wrote: >
> >At 10:33 AM 07/01/2003 -0700, Digitalorg wrote:
> > > >--
> > > >--
> > >
> >  Mine is leaking a bit at the
> > > pump,
> > > Be aware that a "little" leak at the pump can
> become
> > > a rush of oil that
> > > empties the reservoir in just a few minutes of
> > > driving.
> > >
> > > A reseal kit is about $25.
> > >
>
> I've been told repeatedly by shop folks who've just
> replaced a seal under
> one of those mushroom caps to plug a leak that the
> fact one O-ring has
> hardened enough to start leaking is a good predictor
> that another and then
> another will do the same.  I figure you might as
> well replace them all at once.
>

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