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part number request

stuartyj21 Sep 11, 2012

  1. stuartyj21

    stuartyj21 Member

    hi all,

    had the s3 up for mot yesterday and it failed on a few things.

    the main thing is the power steering pipe that comes out of the pump and along the front of the sump (with the flexi in the middle).

    i need to source one of these, audi have quoted me £250, but wont give me that part number to try and get it elsewhere.

    any help to get this part no. or part cheaper would be great.

    thanks stuart
  2. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow... Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

    Its an OEM part only I think... Welly got his repaired at a hydraulics specialist for £30 ish quid IIRC... (of course the price could vary...)

    Sadly this is another one of those OEM pricing idiosyncrasies where a part that probably looks cheap enough is actually a bonkers price...

  3. vrbob

    vrbob Thats no Moon, Thats a space station!

    i accidently cut the stainless steel power steering pipe that runs over the subframe whilst trying to remove my old downpipe. Got quoted a similar price from Audi managed to get the pipe off and took it to the local industrial estate wheere they welded the hole for a grand total of £5 all back together and works perfectly :)
  4. stuartyj21

    stuartyj21 Member

    thanks lads,

    i have contacted a company that does hydralic hoses and they can replace the flexi for around 20quid, result....

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