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RE: noise

You are probably right about the wheel bearing. The best test method it
is to put the car on the lift, start it, put it in gear and use a
stethoscope to rectify the source of noise.

Aleksander Mierzwa
Warsaw, Poland
87 Audi 5000CS turbo (mine)
88 Renault Medallion wagon (mom's)
91 mountain bike (just in case both cars broke at the same time :-)

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Vytautas Reipa [SMTP:vytas@erols.com]
> Sent:	Saturday, September 27, 1997 7:46 PM
> To:	quattro@coimbra.ans.net
> Subject:	noise
> Hi everyone,
> Thanks for the help with the knock sensor. I' ve followed Phil's
> procedure
> and pulled the codes quite easily. It turned out to be a knock sensor
> as
> I've suspected. But lately I am experiencing an annoying noise in my
> 86
> 5ksct: it starts around 40 mph and goes away gradually at 65.
> Replacement
> of both halfshafts did not help. The noise can be felt on the steering
> wheel and increases with the slight left turn. It goes away when
> turning
> right. I tend to suspect front wheel bearing(s) but do not know how to
> test
> them. Or could it be a final drive? Oil there seems OK. Any
> suggestions are
> greatly appreciated.
> Vytas
> 86 5kcst 116k
> 87 5ks   146k