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Re: Exhaust Manifold Question

At 03:27 PM 6/9/97 -0700, Twain  Mein wrote:
>My '89 200 QTW is at the car doc; I had a leak in the exhaust
>Upon closer inspection, the mechanic says that the exhaust manifold is
>CRACKED and two studs need to be drilled out. He says that Audi had a
>history of problems with the 5000's one piece manifold-apparently the
>length caused it to crack.
>The replacement is a two-piece manifold. Cost is about $800.00. I
>guess this isn't that unreasonable since machining cost $300 to $500. 
>Anyone had experiences like this? Is there a history of recalls?
>Yes BTDT  Couldn't find a recall,, which is surprising.  Does come under
the emissions warranty if under 7 years and 70,000 mi in Calif. Check  your
regs.  Federal emissions covers exhaust manifold (1990 200) 5years /50,000 mi.
>__Mike Posner
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