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Old 01-02-2011, 12:33 PM
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Default 2002. 1.8T A4 Valve Cover Gasket???

So while doing some little trouble shooting, car has a little hesitation low gears around 2-3k rpm, so I went for the spark plugs because the coils were replaced recently, fixed my problem, but noticed that there is a little oil leaking around the valve cover gasket, to the point I found a little in the #4 coil pack, now, to the question, how difficult is it for DIY project?? The only mechanical experience I have is just that, replacing coil packs and spark plugs????

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Old 01-02-2011, 04:47 PM
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I doubt it's the head gasket that's leaking, but you might want to think about doing the valve cover gasket and spark plug well o-rings that come with a VC gasket kit.

http://www.blauparts.com/proddetail....21005&cat=4277
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Great thanks!! Yes, it was the valve cover gasket not the head gasket, wrong parts!!!!
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any particular order the screws get tightened or any other tips???
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any particular order the screws get tightened or any other tips???
This is what a link to a quick google search.
http://www.audiforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=8418

There is lots of info on the forums and it would help you if you had Bentley manual.
FYI be real careful and if you are not comfortable approaching this job, than don't.
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Check the Tech Articles on AW. https://www.audiworld.com/tech/eng93.shtml
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