[s-cars] ATF fluid in the reservoir : What to do?

Stephen Redford shr42 at msn.com
Tue Feb 26 14:49:00 PST 2008

--------- Actually I thought they all got fluid from the big round cylinder .   I don't know as much as I should.     Thanks,    ... Stephen R.

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Stephen Redford<mailto:shr42 at msn.com> 
  To: Peter Schulz<mailto:pcschulz at comcast.net> 
  Cc: Urq at audifans.com<mailto:Urq at audifans.com> ; Audi-S-Car-List<mailto:S-Car-List at audifans.com> 
  Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2008 2:37 PM
  Subject: Re: [s-cars] ATF fluid in the reservoir : What to do?

  --------  It is the black/dark cylinder mounted on or close to the firewall, with one round/serrated nut on top.    There is one (or 2?) master cylinders just above the drivers footwell area but inside the engine compartment .   One has a little rectangular fluid res.  , I checked it too and it has green/blue color fluid.   I guess  the ATF has not gone everywhere, maybe? ?    So, if that be true, then maybe I won't have to rebuild/replace All the cylinders .   ...Thanks,         ... Stephen R.
    From: Peter Schulz<mailto:pcschulz at comcast.net<mailto:pcschulz at comcast.net>> 
    To: Stephen Redford<mailto:shr42 at msn.com<mailto:shr42 at msn.com>> 
    Cc: s-car-list at audifans.com<mailto:s-car-list at audifans.com<mailto:s-car-list at audifans.com<mailto:s-car-list at audifans.com>> 
    Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2008 1:53 PM
    Subject: Re: [s-cars] ATF fluid in the reservoir : What to do?


    ATF in the BRAKE Fluid

    or ATF in the power steering reservoir?

    BIG difference!


    At 01:11 PM 2/26/2008 -0800, Stephen Redford wrote:
    >--------  There has been a stupid error by the Repair Shop that 
    >"Worked" on my '85 Urq and I just found out.   They bled the brakes 
    >and replaced the fluid with ATF.   I just found out by checking the 
    >Invoice again then looking in the container.    What is the best way 
    >to remedy the problem.   Should I just remove the Red fluid from the 
    >reservoir and fill it with Pentosin and then bleed the 
    >brakes??  What could have been harmed by the ATF in the system , 
    >that I should check before I drive the car, when I get it 
    >started...I'm still reinstalling the MegaSquirt ECU, etc.   Does 
    >pumping the peddle many times apply here , in some way?  They had 
    >told me that they bled the brakes and were going to go to the 
    >SmogShop for the Test, but that after just a few blocks, the breaks 
    >locked up.  That is All the info they gave me.    Thanks In Advance 
    >,     ... Stephen Redford '85Urq with More Problems than I need right now.
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    -Peter Schulz
    Chelmsford Ma, USA

    1995.5 S6 Avant Emerald/Ecru
    1995.5 S6 Avant Silver/Platinum
    1991 200 20v Q Avant Titan Grey (for sale)
    1991 90 20v Q Red
    1991 CQ silver  (eS2 recipient) 

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