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