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  1. darren_wheeler

    darren_wheeler Member

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    Hey guys, a bit of help please. I drove over a railay crossing in france tonight a little spritely and came down real hard on the sump. I got to where im staying luckily just a mile away and noticed A pool of oil.. Having had a peer in low light tonight the oil is coming from the sump plug.

    I will get it on a ramp in the morning with a winch and get a better idea.

    The problem is I have just driven to a very rural part of France. Is a sump and a plug an easy ish thing to do for a general mechanic if I can get the parts, or is it main dealer all the way. I will be doing the 50 mile journey in another car to the dealer tomorrow and want to know how
    Challenging the job might be if I have cracked the sump to get it done local

    Everything else seemed fine to me.

    Many thanks.
     
  2. Boydie

    Boydie Boycie VCDS Map User

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    You will need to get a sump plug with the same thread - just make sure you do not ring the threads or its new sump time!!

    I have heard of people putting spark plugs in the sump hole in emergencies!!
     
  3. Boydie

    Boydie Boycie VCDS Map User

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  4. darren_wheeler

    darren_wheeler Member

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    Many thanks for the research. I'm resigned to the fact it could be sump time, anything better is a lucky escape. If it is sump time, is it something a local mechanic can do as opposed to a main dealer 50 miles away. Cheers
     

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