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Re: bomb?

Michael & Christine writes:
> I hate to sound ignorant (oh but what the hell)....what's a "bomb" in regards to
> Audi maladies?
> I've owned VWs and Audis for years now but have never heard of this term until
> getting on this mailing list.

The proper name is hydraulic accumulator, a sphere-shaped, nitrogen-charged
device used in many Audi models that have a combined hydraulic steering-brake
assist system (UrQs, 84 and later 5000/100/200, V8, etc.).

Please check the quattro list archives, this has been asked (and answered)
by newbies many times. (http://coimbra.ans.net/quattro.html)

96 A4 2.8 quattro
84 5000S 2.1 turbo
80 4000 2.0
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