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Urgent help needed please.........

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by A3-sport, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. A3-sport

    A3-sport BOSE

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    bloody thread...

    Went to my car at lunch and saw a puddle of oil on the road (about the size of a peice of A5 paper ish) Its been sat there sinse 9 this morning.

    Looked underneath and found this...

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    Smells like gearbox fluid and its coming from the gearbox so im guseeing its the gearbox lol.

    What is the green bit above? Am i going to need a new gearbox? Fecking well hope not!!!

    Please help!!!
     
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  3. A3-sport

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    btw its a 1999 1.6 A3.

    Is it safe to drive the 11 miles home trip tonight?
     
  4. dstructiv

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    if possible wip the fill bung out and see how much is in it if its just below the hole itll be fine for a short trip like that.
    best way to dip is to stick a finger in the hole youll feel the oil
     
  5. A3-sport

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    What so the green bit comes off? What hole? lol. Sorry I not got a clue.
     
  6. dstructiv

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    no theres a hole with a bung in it on the side normally fron loks like a sump plug that needs taking out to check level:blink:
     

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