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oil drain plug problem!!

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by aviel131, Feb 6, 2014.

  1. aviel131

    aviel131 Member

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    hello
    yesterday i removed the drain plug to drain the oil, after i removed it its came out with a spring that hold it in place
    now i cant screw the plug because the spring not there.
    what can i do ????
     
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  3. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow...
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    Thats not a spring... its the thread... you need to buy a new sump dude... sorry

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  4. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)
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    Euro Car Parts sell them and they start at about £70 if that helps mate.
     
  5. kite

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    I would bet its a helicoil...
     
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    So totally buggered then lol... helicoils are good for some stuff... I wouldn't use them on a sump though personally... everyone I have seen that has had it done leaks...

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  7. aviel131

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    dam
    i make an order of new sump :(
     
  8. A3-Lee

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    Volksbits do sumps mega cheap mate look on eBay
     
  9. JimS3

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    Good idea to replace oil pickup pipe while the sump is dropped, about £12 for pipe and o-ring
     
  10. aviel131

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    i cannot find pickup pipe in ebay, its give me the all set include the oil pump.
    so i think i just give it a clean with carb cleaner :(

    yeah i see its 40 pounds nice :)
     
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  11. mark_S3

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    Try TPS or your local Audi parts store....
     

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