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Re: Cheap 90A Bosch Alternator fix for all!!!

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From: Eric Maxon <emaxon@megsinet.net>
Date: Friday, March 06, 1998 6:42 AM
Subject: Cheap 90A Bosch Alternator fix for all!!!

>Listen, these are the OLD style pictured in the factory manual, with the
>brushes you can easily desolder/solder off/on, so NEXT time they wear
>out (probably 20% sooner than the last set since you've not turned the
>stator, you naughty boy) you can replace just the brushes for a measly
>$5 at your local hardware store.  (Take the old ones and a micrometer
>along!!!  As long as you find something close, you can sand them to the
>exact dimensions with emery cloth or sand paper)

Audi sells a brush replacement kit for about $6 CDN. I just replaced mine
last winter.

Fred Munro
'91 200q  246k km