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Re: Loose and imprecise shift linkage 8

From: John Stanton <jjs3rd@ix.netcom.com>

>Has anyone done any repairs/maintenance on the shift linkage.  Mine
>seems loose and there is some dificulty getting into gear somtimes.
>Have to pop it into reverse first than 1st comes easy.  All and all it
>has a much boxier feel than my 84 coupe.

I couldn't get into 5th or reverse when the engine was warm.  It had a very 
loose ball on the arm that attaches to the gear change rod that comes out of 
the gear box.  A new arm (cost GBP30) sorted out the problem.

1984 Audi 80 quattro
1989 Audi 100 Avant