View Full Version : Cracked Oil Panel

05-31-2010, 07:33 PM
I have a 2001 a4 2.8 was driving and hit a huge bump on these crazy new york streets, my car jumped a little and a few minutes after that my oil light came on. Got it up today and relized that the oil panel is cracked. Does any body know the price for a new one?
Also right after the bump i hear screeching noises coming from what seems like the brakes but i checked them they looked fine, any idea what is wrong ? [confused]

05-31-2010, 07:39 PM
How bad is the crack? JB Weld works really good and can be a temporary fix until you get a new pan. Lucky for you the 2.8 pan is really easy to swap out!

05-31-2010, 07:41 PM
Its preety bad it happened last night and in the morning i checked my dip stick and it was dry so i doubt a temporary fix would be good enough im preety sure i need a new one =/

05-31-2010, 08:02 PM
Ebay? they are pretty cheap. And make sure you get a skid plate next time :)

05-31-2010, 08:08 PM
Yeah im actually looking on ebay right now, and i had some sort of plastic cover i guess from the previous owner but apparently it was pointless..

05-31-2010, 09:55 PM
How far did you drive it after the oil light came on?

05-31-2010, 10:38 PM
Around 5 miles then parked it when i got home. Checked the dip stick in the morning and it was dry

06-01-2010, 05:31 AM
You should be fine, happen to me atleast 3 times with my 2.8 30V. Hope it doesnt happen with my 1.8t though, that would be a bitch lol

06-01-2010, 06:52 PM
lol yeah i just fixed it today and invested in a skid plate - thanks =]