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Don't give up on the Atomic Bomb. Those engines are hard to kill.
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The engine oil also lubricates the tranny in an A4. If you've replaced the engine oil you've taken care of the tranny as well.
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I thought on a v-drive the transmission was lubricated independently of the engine??
What a pain in the butt - the ice is slowly melting with a heater in there in additionh to chipping away at it. Fingers crossed..
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I thought on a v-drive the transmission was lubricated independently of the engine??
What a pain in the butt - the ice is slowly melting with a heater in there in additionh to chipping away at it. Fingers crossed..
I don't think you mentioned previously that you had a v-drive. Some A4s have only one oil fill and the engine oil lubricates the transmission. Others have a separate fill back by the dipstick. If you've got that then yes, you do have separate oil supplies.

Mine doesn't have that so I can't be much more help. Drop by the Moyer Marine site and ask around there.
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Walters v-drive take the engine oil if memory serves me properly. As posted it's hard to get the bomb to explode. I lived with one for nearly 20, and it served me well under many different, and sometimes stressful situations......i2f
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