You wrote on Sat, 04 Dec 2004 12:26:19 -0500:
B> I have that 3-hose connection to the tall hydraulic fluid
B> resevoir. The resevoir and hoses around it are all covered in
B> fluid and I have to top off the fluid 2x a month. Finally took
B> it to the garage. The mechanic says I need a new high-pressure
B> hose, although he hasn't acutally taken time to find the leak.
B> He says all the fluid up top was blown up from below.
B> Says this is an expensive hose to replace because the car is an
B> '84. Any recommendations or things I should know about this?
B> Can any hose place make this? Are there any unusual specs?
B> parts? Many thanks for any help.
Sounds like a bad hydraulic pump to me, BTDT. Try Shokan for used
or rebuilt parts for the older Audi.
With best regards, Tom Amundsen. E-mail: snipped-for-privacy@comcastAWAY.net