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leak pt 2
In message <C349AD420179440F@mail.co.albemarle.va.us> Mark Trank writes:
> In a previous post I think I referred to "leaking cam seals"....not
> true.....my leak (I think) is a crank seal. Mechanic I consulted
> estimated 4-5 hours labor, and mentioned the possibility of a leaking oil
> pump once he is able to get into the area where the leak has been
> detected. Does this sound reasonable? Anybody have similar
> experience(s) with this problem?
If it's around the oil pump area, then it's the front one and 4-5 hours is
pretty reasonable - as are his oil pump suspicions. The rear crank seal
doesn't usually let oil _out_, but air _in_.
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club