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Re: Black soot


    Black smoke usually means the engine is running rich. Your cold start
enrichment system may be adding too much fuel.


Fred Munro
'91 200q  278k km

----- Original Message -----
From: Jack Gagnon <bullitt@cybertours.com>
To: <quattro@audifans.com>
Sent: Monday, August 02, 1999 7:06 AM
Subject: Black soot

> When I first start up my 87 5kcsq, the tail pipe spews black soot.  It
> out enough to get all over my pants when I walk by.  It also leaves a nice
> stain on the garage floor.  Is this normal?  None of my other cars do
> Jack