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    1st Gear

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    Oct 2009

    New guy with a few probs

    hi new guy here, not had the car long its a 1997 audi a3 1.8 20v. just had a fabulous fews hours atempting to sevice my car. i'll make a list and let you address if possible lol. 1: changed the spark plugs except one as it appears to be smaller than the other 10mm plugs. 2: sump plug was stupidly hard to undo then got to a point where it turns relatively easy but doesnt come out any further.

    any help would be appreciated
    Last edited by voorhees; 17th October 2009 at 19:36.

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    Hulk Smash!

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    Sep 2009
    All the sparkplugs should be the same size.. 5/8" not 10mm.
    You have stripped the threads on your sump or the plug. If your lucky you can just replace the plug...but i doubt it.
    Will need to stick a lever under the plugs lip, and try undoing it, once out fit a helecoil/timesert and refit the plug



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