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    Exclamation Power Steering Cooling Pipe Corrosion

    Had a corrosion problem with my power steering cooling pipe which runs across the front of the enginer bay. I need a new part which audi have quoted £220 + VAT for. Any help sourcing a more affordable pipe as this is high to me?

    Thanks in advance.

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    I got my fridge engineer to make me the pipe up in 10 mm copper pipe ...took 20 mins
    so ask a plumber to bend it to shape for a few quid...
    its been perfect...
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    s3dave, that has been a great help. How long have you been running with the 10mm copper pipe? I suppose it was a simple job for a plumber?

    Cheers!

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    I ha a hydraulics company replace the hardline up to the restrictor with flex hose.

    Again, been fine since, cost £15
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    Around 2 years mate,,, gets the thumbs up from my MOT man too....

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    My son did his recently cost much less than Audi from a local supplier.If you cant find a better deal I will ask him.He says TPS charged about £50
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    hydraulics supplies place can make you one. take your old one with you.

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    Thanks all for the advice, went for the copper pipe in the end as it was at the garage today. Worked a treat and surprised the mechanic. Cheers

 

 

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