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RE: Two questions and a report.
>First. My '87 5kCSq does not feel/drive the same at low speed as
it does at
>high speed. At high speed, >70, the car tracks solidly and it's
>not perturbed by road irregularities. At low speeds there is a
>tendancy to be pulled off course by any bump.
Sounds like the aligment is out, too much toe-out will cause this.
>Two: I am certain this has happened to others. My A/C blower motor
>on until the car is quite warm, and then not always. When it is
>sharp turn to the left will shut it off and a sharp turn to the
right will bring
>it back. (Honest Officer... I haven't been drinking, my windscreen
>up and I was just trying to get the blower motor to come back on.
Yes, I know
>the Beltway is crowded this time of day...) I removed the blower
>to check for things loose and found nothing. Will look for
>Is there a particularly weak link in this chain?
Yes, there is - it's the motor itself. Either the brushes wear out or, as
the dirt accumulates inside the motor, it begins to seize. You can bring it
temporarily to life by spraying some contact cleaner and WD40 into the motor
- acces can be gained by removing the small rubber ventilation duct.
87 Audi 5000CS turbo (mine)
88 Renault Medallion wagon (mom's)
91 mountain bike (just in case both cars broke at the same time :-)