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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!

Kevin Bent 
'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)