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Re: throttle/idle switch symptoms

Mark & Michelle Sousa wrote:
> Well I put in the new fuel pump and the car starts up almost right away
> however, on a cold start after it starts up it still stalls, when its
> running, it idles
> rough and when I open the throttle it bogs down (makes a weezing sound)
> then
> I hear a few loud pops and it will rev up. This happens when the
> throttle switch
> is connected, when I disconnect it, it will still sputter and sometimes
> stall when
> I first startup and when I rev her up it doesn't bog down or make those
> popping
> sounds. After the car is warmed up for about a min or a bit less it runs
> fine.
> I'm placing an order for the throttle switch. Does anyone have any other
> insight
> to this? A fellow lister responded and said he had similar problems and
> it was
> a fautly throttle switch. Appreciate any more info.
> Mark
> 90 200T FWD

If you wait until end of day, I may have one potential fix for your
problem.  My 89 100 is in the tender care of Hans (Audi wizard) today;
for the same symptom that appeared after a new fuel distributor was
installed by shop du jour.
MJ Murphy