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coolant leak from flange

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by aviel131, Feb 7, 2014.

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    hello
    i have an coolant leak from the coolant drain flange.
    can i fix it or change the all flange?
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    Pics?

    You mean the one on the bottom of the radiator?

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    yes where the drain plug
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    This you mean?

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    yea
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    I assume the tap is screwed in and locked off ok? where is the leak coming from exactly?

    In answer to your question, this part is clipped onto the radiator and is available from an Audi dealer... part number should be embossed on the part

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    the leak is from the drain hose
    my uncle said its maybe the o ring seal
    can i replace the o ring?
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    Possibly.. I doubt the main part is expensive... stuff like that normally isn't as expensive as you think... never taken one apart so no idea it it can be replaced... doubt Audi would list the o-ring for it anyway so you would have to take it apart to find out and risk further damage.. then you will need to find an o-ring the right size...

    I'd get a price from a dealer first dude then decide

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    dealer is expensive
    does it have aftermarket one?
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    6Q0 122 291 F £4.51+vat from the dealer
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