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Problem: Leaking oil pressure sender

From gti-vr6-owner@dev.tivoli Tue Oct 6 09:41 CDT 1998
From: "Dave A." <sasakikojiro@earthlink>
To: maju <maju@comm>
Subject: Re: [gti-vr6] Whipple mount installation difficulties & oil leak
Date: Tue, 06 Oct 1998 06:39:22 -0700
 
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> Secondly, it would seem I have a small oil leak at the high pressure sending
> unit. Any similar experiences?

Yep-  happened to my car right around 90,000 miles.  I think it was the blue one
(low pressure?) that was leaking- you have two sensors there.  I just had both
replaced.  I bought the two sensors at the dealer (Don't remember the price-
about a hunnert bucks?) , and had Ron Wood at VW specialties install it for like
$35 or something ridiculously cheap.  THe dealer quoted me $110!!!!

He used a crow's foot wrench and an extension to get it off.  I think I could do
it now, but it's NOT fun, if you have to do it without a lift.  Well worth the
$35 to have it done :)

Change both units though- figure if one goes, the other's not too far behind.  I
noticed the oil press. warning light came on too-  a short or something.

-Dave

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