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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
> I honestly haven't a clue.
> Would greatly appreciate any and all insight.
> JP Mahala (email@example.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???