[V8] Oil Leak Suggestions?
ekellock at gmail.com
Sat Jan 10 11:41:50 PST 2009
There was a post about the oil sensors above the alt. One of those leaks
and is reasily/readily replaced. I'll see if I can dig up the email. Seems
like one I'd save. Which means I'll never find it.
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> #2 is running well, but for the longest time it has had an
> oil leak which I haven't been able to localize. This is the
> car which sports a newer engine which I believe to have been
> used for training back at Audi USA HQ.
> I believe the leak is somewhere near the alternator. The odd
> thing is that even though everything on the underside of the
> car is coated with oil on that side, the oil cooler itself is
> completely dry. I've been running the car with the bottom
> cover removed to try to use the locations the oil drops are
> coming from to try to help localize the source. At first I
> thought the source was the gasket on the lower oil pan, and
> that may actually be the case. I have tightened the
> attachment bolts, but the leak has not abated.
> I'll appreciate any thoughts or BTDT you might have on what
> the source might be, or ways to track the source down. This
> car would be almost perfect if I could fix this one .
> Steve B
> San Jose, CA (USA)
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