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Re: 1983 UrQ duty cycle
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> Andrew Finney writes:
> With the turbo problems I decided to finally check the mixture
> adjustment. I warmed the car up, plugged the breather hose
> and the inlet for the carbon canister and checked the idle
> speed, a little high. I could easily adjust it up and down. Does
> that mean I don't have a vacuum leak, 'cause lord knows I have
> replaced just about every vacuum hose on the car.
No. Plugging the hoses just takes leaks out of the equation.
If your settings go to hell in a hand-basket when you reconnect the breathers,
_THEN_ you know you have a leak. The primary sources of small (non-
catastrophic) leaks are the seals - camshaft, and crankshaft front and rear.
(Or, in a car I saw recently, a Golf oil filler cap.)
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club