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Re: Hard Brakes in Deep Snow!

I have an 86 4kCSQ and don't have either problem.  I do have a hard brake
pedal all the time, but mine is related to a bad booster, which I will
replace soon.  

How deep is the snow you have the problem in ????


 >  > 
> 	Hello,
> 	I hope this has not been a recent thread but here goes.
> 	I own an '87 4000csq.  In deep snow the brakes seem to get 
> rock hard.  I then have NO modulation in the brake system.  If I 
> push REAL HARD the brakes will lock up, otherwise no braking at
> all.  As you can imigane this puts a damper on winter quattro
> fun.
> 	I also have another unrelated problem.  I did notice a 
> thread on heating problems.  I just joined the list so I am not
> fully informed on the thread.  However I to have "Cold Heat" from
> my quattro.  The engine never seems to heat up.  The temp needle
> doesn't even get to the first mark on the gauge.  I have tried 
> cardboard on the radiator trick with no luck.  I have replaced
> the thermostat twice.  Both times I checked the thermostat in hot
> water and the old and new both seem to work according to specs.
> Is there some kind of by-pass that allows the coolent to flow by
> the thermostat?  If so how does this work?  
> 	An interesting point.  A friend of mine has an '84 4000q
> and has the exact same two problems.  Are these normal problems?
> 					Fritz
> zimm0062@itlabs.umn.edu