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Re: EGAD! The Audi Hates Rain!

John P Mahala wrote:
> Yes, it's true.
> My sister has a '90 90 (some of the locals give you the wierdest look
> when you say that).  It has no Quattro.  Perhaps it is harboring a grudge
> and is jealous of my '91 coupe Q  ; )  On with the story:  When it is
> raining, her car has a very bad, nasty habit of stalling, rough idling,
> and running very poorly in general.  I have yet to get a chance to see
> the car in this enebriated state, but have a few ideas as to why it has
> an attitude.  Could water be possibly slipping into the fuse box?  (I
> always did think that they had a leally lame location)  Could belts be
> getting wet and slippery?  How can I check the electronic idle
> stabalizer?
> I honestly haven't a clue.
> Would greatly appreciate any and all insight.
> JP Mahala (jpmahala@juno.com)
> '91 Coupe Quattro that would rather be skiing
> PS:  This morning, my mother's '89 100E stalled at a stop sign and would
> not start until weather dried up.  (Calgon, take me away!)----------

Its just a guess but I think that the COVER on the distr cap may be 
causing the problem. Get a new cap or remove the black cover to the cap 
and clean up the corrosion and throw the black cover away.?????? The 90 
has a 4 zyclinder right???