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Re: Freezing Locks
On Thu, 14 Nov 1996, Assn of VT Recyclers wrote:
> OK, so it's 10 degrees in VT today (Thurs, 14th). I made the possible
> mistake of locking the doors when I got to work and now they are extremely
> hesitant to UNlock. They go up part way and I managed to get the passenger
> What's the story? Nobody with Audis locks their doors when the temp drops
> below 32 degrees?
I had a similar thing happen to me with my '83 Ur-Q with vacuum power
locks. Turns out there was a small amount of water in the hoses. Go
figure, the water thickened up around 0 C (32 F) and blocked the hose.
I drained it out and so far so good!
'83 Ur-Q (with sweet new paint by Frank Sprongl- he knows body work as
well as mechanicals)
ex '70 P1800E (Some day I'll get you back)