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Re: Audi 5000TQ cutting out ...

At 12:48 19.08.98, Joseph Vella wrote:

> I have a strange problem with my 5000TQ and I hope you can help.
>After about 20 minutes of driving, the engine will lose power, such that
>you cannot continue to drive, and will quickly stop running altogether.  
>It will  restart  immediately without trouble, and you can, in fact
continue to drive 
>if you simply  flick the key quickly off and on.  This situation will
repeat in increasing
>frequency  as you continue to drive.
> At the time this happens, the fuel pump will make a much louder noise
than usual

Fuel pump is on the way out.

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 :-)