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RE: Occasional brake warning

Loose connection on one of the ABS wires on the brake pad?

Ian Duff, New Bedford, MA
1990 Coupe Quattro

>From: 	Doug Rudoff[SMTP:drudoff@spry.com]
>Sent: 	Monday, May 13, 1996 3:15 PM
>To: 	quattro@coimbra.ans.net
>Subject: 	Occasional brake warning
>In the month and half I've had my '92 100CSQ the brake warning symbol
>gone on three times [the symbol is a circle with arcs on either side.
>Somthing like "(0)"].
>The was first time was about four weeks ago it went on was about a
>after I showed a friend how the self-diagnostic button works. The
>time was the following day. I checked the brake fluid level, which was
>fine. When I restarted the car the warning symbol wasn't there and it
>displayed "OK". The third time was this morning as soon as I left the
>local Audi dealer's service department aften an oil change.
>Since nothing was found during the pre-purchase inspection (done at an
>independent shop) and the inspection done with the oil change, I assume
>there's no obvious problem. However, they weren't aware of the brake
>warning. According to the pre-purchase inspection the brakes had about
>of their pads. 
>Any ideas?
>Doug Rudoff                 Seattle, WA