Steering rack is leaking

Fay Kelley iceisit at
Wed Jul 2 09:55:46 PDT 2008

> > Steering rack is leaking ...

>No slowing it down . . . alas.
>Plan A: buy a 5 gallon bucket of DTM-13, which is a non-Audi power
>steering fluid (DTM-13 is one example, there are some others, and I am
>*sure* more than a few listers will correct me on the number). This
>won't slow the leak, but at least the fluid is $25 for five gallons

great ...

>instead of $25 for 500cc.
>Be sure that whatever you do put in is compatible with the various seals
>in the system. DTM-13

where do I get this ...

> is, but "generic" power steering fluid is NOT, and
>if you think you're facing a big bill now . . .
>Plan B: contact Jorgen for a replacement,


> lifetime guaranteed rack and
>have your local non-authorized Audi mechanic replace it. Refill with
>green gold (Pentosin).
>Plan C: sell a kidney (preferably someone else's)


>and take the car to
>Audi, tell 'em it needs a rack.

Cheers,  Fay

Tennis anyone ?

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