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Re: 90 CQ Drivetrain Slop?

Bruno Walter wrote:

> My father recently purchased a 1990 Coupe Quattro, and it has an
> excessive ammount of slop in the drivetrain.  When pulling away, one
> must be extremly gentle in order to avoid a clunk.
> Likewise, it is impossible to accelerate through the gears quickly
> without being greeted by the same clunk.
> Actually, any transition to/from power causes this...
> I'd appreciate any input on potential sources.
> Bruno Walter

  I get that with my coupe, if I start from a dead stop with the rpm up.

I would check the tranmission oil level and the drive shaft and diff oil

just to be safe.

1990 CQ