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Oil pan crack where screw goes in

(1996 Audi A4 Quattro)
in Avon, CO on March 18, 2010
when i went to NICKS QUICK OIL AND LUBE TO GET MY OIL TOPPED OFF FOR FREE,2000 MILES AFTER GETTING IT CHANGED AT SAME SHOP, IT WAS 2.5 QTS. LOW.MECHANIC THEN SHOWED ME WHERE OIL PAN WAS CRACKED BY PLUG.HE ASKED ME IF I HIT ANYTHING, I SAID NO.HE SAID NORMALLY IT LOOKS LIKE SCREW TIGHTENED TOO MUCH BUT COULDNT HAV BEEN THEIR FAULT BECAUSE THEY USE TORQUE WRENCH. I THINK THEY DID THE DAMAGE WHEN I GOT MY OIL CHANGED THERE LAST TIME. WHAT SHOULD I DO???ESTIMATE AT MY MECHANIC IS ABOUT $600 FOR NEW PAN.
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on March 19, 2010
Is the oil pan cracked next to the drain plug? If so, take it back to the shop that last changed the oil and show them.
on September 12, 2010
if you havnt found the answer,i forund a new oil pan online for about 150.00 ebay
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