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2.5tdi quattro intercooler

JimLoskot Jan 13, 2011

  1. JimLoskot

    JimLoskot Member

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    Finally got round to taking the drivers side one out for a look and it looks like this:
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    This is the only thing that I think could be leaking to spray all of this oil over it and everything around it. New one = £260ish :crying:. do I really need a new one? is there any way to test it is knackered?
    Thanks
     
  2. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Will a radiator recoring specialist be able to help you?
     
  3. JimLoskot

    JimLoskot Member

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    well I have discovered a big split in the corner on the other side and using my pressure test rig (gaffa tape and my lungs) there was loads of air coming out of it.
    Funnily enough I can't seem to find any leaks on the front side (pictured) where most of the oil spray was. Looks like I'm going to have to get a new one
     
  4. JimLoskot

    JimLoskot Member

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    anyone any thoughts about aftermarket intercoolers or should I not bother and just get the oem part from tps or try and get one from a breakers?
    Thanks
     
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2011
  5. Yappy

    Yappy A4 b6 TDI V6 Quattro Sport

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    There was one on ebay mate genuine brand new dunno if it's still there might be worth a look and couldn't remember what side either eBay number (90261092403) that's denso brand new so genuine I believe 159 quid delivered mate beret than pts ain't it mate:thumbsup:
     
    Last edited: Jan 14, 2011
  6. vinesh

    vinesh Member

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    I paid £190 for a new IC from TPS.

    Ask for trade discount.
     
  7. JimLoskot

    JimLoskot Member

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    one ordered from tps £200 including discount, will be hear tomorrow. forecast is rain, looks like I'm going to get wet
     

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