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RE: A4 Driveline Shudder

Mine too, and it happens from 3rd to 4th aand sometimes 4th to 5th, only under 
partial throttle too.  Sort of like a lag, right?  Dealer said he would "try 
to simulate it".  Yeah, whatever.

Jon Linkov
'96 A4q

From: 	owner-quattro@coimbra.ans.net on behalf of Dan Masi
Sent: 	Monday, December 02, 1996 12:33 PM
To: 	quattro@coimbra.ans.net
Subject: 	Re: A4 Driveline Shudder

On Dec 2, 11:17am, Stephen Pitts wrote:
> Subject: A4 Driveline Shudder
> Hey all...
> November 4th Autoweek has a blurb on A4 1.8T on page 7.
> They mention that the 1.8 does NOT have driveline shudder "that,
> upon  clutch engagement, often accompanies the V6-powered A4 and
> A6."
> Has any one experienced this?
> My V6 does have this shudder, usually when shifting from 3rd to 4th
> gear.  Seems to happen when I shift up at lower rpms, i.e. 3-4000
> vs.  4-6000?

Yep, my A4 has this shudder.  Only happens with hard acceleration
after an upshift (i.e. shift and floor it), and doesn't happen
all the time.  Haven't noticed an rpm dependency.

Dan Masi
'96 A4Q