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Re: Need help fix Audi V8
On Mon, 17 Mar 1997, Seiji Yokoi wrote:
> Phil Payne wrote:
> > In message <3328AD1B.37F0@ja2.so-net.or.jp> Seiji Yokoi writes:
> > > I own an Audi Quattro V8 4.2-litter (left hand drive), which is 4 years old but
> > > runs only (20,000 Km)and suffering following problems, and I need a help to fix
> > > these problems.
> > >
> > > 1. When driving on a little bumpy road, I can hear a rattling noise around left
> > > rear around wheel housing. I have checked exhaust muffler, and left rear
> > > suspension, however noting seems to be loosen, or fix improperly fix.
> > I suggest you look at the rear brake caliper mounting bolts.
> > Try the following test - ask a friend to stand by the car and listen close to
> > where the noise is coming from.
> > Start the car moving forward very gently, and brake to a stop. 2 to 3 mph
> > will do. Then drive it backwards and brake. If the carrier bolts are worn,
> > your friend (and perhaps even you) will hear a sharp "click" from the brakes.
> > --
> > Phil Payne
> > email@example.com
> > Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club
> Dear Mr. Phil Payne
> Thanks for the good suggestion, I was trying to check the break caliper fixing
> bolts , as per your suggestion, however the weather in Tokyo in the last week end
> was very bad (wet, dump, windy) so that I could not do it ,I will test it in the
> coming week end.
> Any how thanks for your useful suggestion, and adivse the result.
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