95 A6 head gasket

Huw Powell audi at humanspeakers.com
Fri Feb 20 15:36:55 EST 2004

> Car was brought in for an oil change and because the oil light came
> on intermittently, which I believe is most likely caused by a failing
> pressure sending unit.

Well, whether you need that head gasket or not, I would recommend 
getting a firmer diagnosis on that oil pressure light.  You could, say, 
replace the sending unit with a new or known good used one to test your 

Remember the reason for that system is to warn you that conditions 
potentially that could hurt your engine exist, not just to warn you that 
the system no longer works.

Also, did they give a "reason" why you need a new head gasket (ie, 
something they measured or tested to determine a problem with it?)

Huw Powell



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