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Re: 82 qtc troubles

At 12:43 PM 6/26/97 -0400, you wrote:
>Dear Listers,
> Over the years I have been battling the infamous 4000 cut out. We have done
>everything short of replacing the fuel pump, fuel distributer and computer. I
>have an IA stage 2 computer, I'm running 14 lbs. I just put in platinum plugs
>and had my mechanic really go through everything.  It seems to happen more in
>the afternoon (when it's hot) and if I really jump on it it seems to cut out.
>But if I accelerate gradually it goes just fine.
>ANy comments?
>Thanks for the help in advance!
>Chuck Leiter
Those platinum plugs are terrible!  You need the Bosch or NGK tri-electrode
plugs.  The infamous 4000 rpm cutout is due to a sensor or throttle switch
problem.  Others on the list are far more knowledgeable than me... good luck.


John Karasaki

Audi Quattro Fanatic