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Re: 4000 quattro whines

Mine used to make a whining noise under load in 5th also. I put Redline
synthetic in the trans and the rear diff and the noise got quite a bit
better. Not completely gone, but not as noticable...

Todd Candey

R Justin Andrews wrote:

> omebody please help me!!!!
> My '86 4kq is whining under load, if I ler off the gas it goes away,
> the harder I accelerate the louder it whines, once up to 70mph it
> practically is gone. Most noticable in 5th between 40-55mph.
> Please tell me carrier bearing or something else. Should I try
> the gear oil and hope for the best???
> Which kind? Castrol 80W90? 80W140? Hypoy C?
> TIA,
> Rich Andrews
> rjandrew@post.cis.smu.edu