Engine Oil leak From Valley Pan Gasket and/or Head Gasket on Audi A6 Quattro

An External oil leak may develop from the valley pan gasket (under the intake manifold) and/or the head gasket.

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Average mileage: 235,450 (181,000–289,900)
Engine affected: 2.8L V6
5 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more1999
9 people reported this problem
2 people shared problem details
1996 Audi A6 Quattro- 2.8L V6289,900
1996 2.8,12 valve, A4, oil collecting under intake. Leake stopped a couple of years ago, but I pressure washed my motor and it redeveloped. I haven't fixed it yet.
10,000 miles after the head gasket job which cost me £3,000 (or $5,000) - I love the car, it had a few lovely models on both the passenger seat and my seat...; however, this is in Britain, and since WWII we lost all manufacturing thanks to Most Honourable Anthony Blair (Tata -Jags run on BMW modified engines, we also assemble, Nissans, Hondas, Beijing Motors - MG).....'sic transit gloria mundi' ('Thus passes the glory of the world')
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