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Re: The "Bomb" (was: Pentosin flush>

Hairy green toads from Mars made William J Murin say:
> On Tue, 28 Oct 1997, Aleksander Mierzwa wrote:
> > 
> > Sorry, but these are exact symptoms of a dead bomb :-(
> My current Audi, an '89 100q with 156,000 miles on it is my 4th Audi.  By
> now I should know that there is no such thing as "normal" with an Audi.
> Having said that, what is normal in terms of time for the red rectangular
> brake warning light to go out.
> Some mornings, like yesterday, it goes out with a second or so of the rest
> of the display when Auto Check flashes OK.  Other times, it has to take
> 30-40 second, and then there is a day like today when it took maybe 15
> seconds.

Jeez, finally an '89 100Q with (at least a few) more miles than mine.

This is not right. My light always goes out within a few seconds.
30-40 seconds is way too long. Sounds likely to be the bomb. Before
you drop $$$, have you checked the pentosin and brake pluid levels?


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