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RE: Bad radio reception & some other questions

Not sure about the radio, mine came (used) with a great aftermarket
stereo, FM reception is great, never listen to AM. I replaced my antenna
with a Fuba lookalike that has radio and cellular combined. Tastes
great, less filling.

My idiot lights do the same thing as yours, I'm sure it is notification
from the Audi Gods to prepare for major tithe, probably a bomb (pressure

My brakes don't squeal, just are ready for replacement/upgrade. On other
cars with similar symptoms, new brake pads fixed it. Squeal is induced
by low pad indicator (little piece of metal embedded in pad, designed to
squeal when pad gets worn down enough to expose it).

Ian Duff, 1990 Coupe Quattro 20v, Red/Black

Home: New Bedford, MA, USA
Work: Charter Systems, Inc., Waltham, MA, USA

>From: 	HAYASHI  TAKAYUKI[SMTP:hayasht@ecf.toronto.edu]
>Sent: 	Friday, 26 July, 1996 3:18 PM
>To: 	quattro@coimbra.ans.net
>Subject: 	Bad radio reception & some other questions
>The OEM radio in my '90 Coupe Quattro has a very bad FM reception and a
>non-existent AM reception.  Do you guys know where the antenna amplifer
>is in this car?  What else should I check (besides the antenna and the 
>antenna amplifer)?
>Also I have two questions I would like to ask:
>1.  When I start the car, all the warning lights between the speedo and
>    tach (alternator, seatbelt, brakes, parking brake, etc.) light up
>for a 
>    second and then they all go off.  But my brake light ((!)) doesn't
>    go off right away.  It stays on for about 15 seconds. 
>    Is this normal?  Is this delay caused by the time it takes to build
>    pressure in the pressure accumulator or something?  BTW, the brake
>    never comes on when I'm driving.  Also, both brake fluid and
>    fuild levels are o.k. 
>2.  The brakes squeal like hell for the first couple of times I use
>    right after I start driving.  The squealing sound goes away once
>    brakes are warmed up.  Is this normal?  My previous car never did
>Takayuki Hayashi
>1990 Coupe Quattro 20v
>hayasht@ecf.toronto.edu & hayasht@vrg.toronto.edu 
>Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
>University of Toronto