Damn it where's 7th gear when you need it?!
You can normally whip the lid of the machine easily enough and get access to the pipes leading from the back of the powder tray. As well as cleaning the syphon, take these off & give them a good rinse too in case of blocked soap powder, they're normally held on with simple clips so easy to do.
A4 3.0 Quattro Sport - Gone & missed everyday!
Current road going missile.....
........Smart Roadster - arguably the most fun you can have in a car without using lube!!