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RE: Help w/ a couple 4KCSQ problems
Corner sitting lower prolly isn't from worn shock. Check for a broken
spring (count turns on high side vs. low side, unlikely) or other busted
suspension piece, like the top mounting point for the shock/spring.
Ian Duff, New Bedford, MA
1990 Coupe Quattro
>From: Mark Hilbush[SMTP:73441.73@CompuServe.COM]
>Sent: Friday, May 17, 1996 3:16 PM
>Subject: Help w/ a couple 4KCSQ problems
>My 87 4KCSQ is blessing me with a couple problems that I can't figure
>Probably knew I test drove that 86 Mercedes 190E 16V today... Anyone
>who can point me in the right direction.
>1. When I disengage the clutch, such as when coming up to a stop sign
>light, the rpms drop to around 400-500 then return to normal (around
>Otherwise, everything else seems to work fine. Starts ok cold, cold
>starts ok warm, warm idle ok. This is more an annoyance than anything,
>don't like it. Pleeeeeeze don't say idle stabilizer.
>2. On a level surface, the right rear of my car sits about 1/2" to 3/4"
>than the left. RR tire (205/50-15) rubs a bit on big bumps. Car still
>springs and shocks. Could a bad shock cause this? Checked the RR
>found no leaking. Shocks are worn all around, but only the RR seems to