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RE: MPG down, HP down

Vacuum leak messing with your timing? Try the old gas (unlit Burnz-O-Matic
propane? butane? not sure, but someone will know) trick, where you spray the
vacuum lines with the unlit torch. when the idle changes, you found it.

Ian Duff, New Bedford, MA
1990 Coupe Quattro

Most four wheel drive systems are designed to take you off road, quattro is
designed to keep you on it....Take Control (Audi).

>From: 	mbenno@mail.MR.Net[SMTP:mbenno@mail.MR.Net]
>Sent: 	Friday, April 19, 1996 3:39 PM
>To: 	quattro@coimbra.ans.net
>Subject: 	MPG down, HP down
>Hello everyone:
>I have a 1990 90Q 20V and over the past six month I have noticed an
>increase in gas consumption 
>(from 22MPG to 17.5MPG) and at the same time loss in overall HP espically
>under 4000RPM. I believe 
>the two problems are related, and may be caused by a faulty O2 sensor but
>that was replaced 25k 
>Does anybody have some solutions?
>   Sent by: Michael Benno
>     Phone: (612) 591-0009
>       Fax: (612) 591-0029
>    E-mail: mbenno@.mr.net
>      Date: 12/27/95
>      Time: 12:44:57