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Re: shudder when brakingquattro

Hairy green toads from Mars made Alan Breitman say:

> I had a similar with my old 90q.  It turned out to be a faulty ABS =
> sensor.  I think it was an expensive fix given the problem.
> Hope this helps
> Alan Breitman
> 91 200tq
> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Eric Billing [SMTP:eric.billing@sdrc.com]
> Sent:	Thursday, June 12, 1997 1:59 PM
> To:	'Audi List'
> Subject:	shudder when braking
> Listers...
> I sometimes have encountered the following with our 93 100 CSQW (auto =
> transmission of course).
> While coming to a stop (or merely braking to nearly a stop...such as =
> rolling through a stop sign), I will sometimes get a shudder which feels =
> very similar to that which occurs in a manual transmission when the car =
> is slowed without engaging the clutch. The feeling is that of the engine =
> trying to continue to move the car forward which conflicts with the =
> brakes being applied. My foot is NOT on the accelerator (oh no, not =
> that).
> Also, although the sensation is similar to the ABS shudder, it occurs in =
> dry, clean conditions where tire slippage is NOT occuring so I would not =
> expect ABS to activate.

Yup. Have it with my '89 100Q for the second time right now.
Gotta get a new sensor (about $200 as I recall).


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