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RE: Two questions and a report.

Gross wrote:

	>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
direction is
	>not perturbed by road irregularities.  At low speeds there is a
vagueness and
	>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
doesn't come
	>on until the car is quite warm, and then not always.  When it is
working, a
	>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
was fogging
	>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
control unit
	>to check for things loose and found nothing.  Will look for
voltages tonight. 
	>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.

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 :-)