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Re: Brake Regulator '86 4KQ

In message <37D304D0.6D40@concentric.net> William Elliott writes:

> I'm now suspecting the pressure regulator. Since the Bentley's does not
> cover this in great detail... What is the proper procedure for using the
> bleeder screw on the top of the regulator? Any other tests to confirm
> this is my problem?  Anybody want to buy a slightly used but obviously
> working master cylinder?

The pressure regulator _has_ to be bled in the sequence - master,
regulator, wheels in order of decreasing distance from the regulator.

It's usually 9mm, which fools all of my brake spanners.  I drop a 9mm
ring (box) on before attaching the hose.  Pressure bleed, of course.

 Phil Payne
 UK Audi quattro Owners Club
 Phone: 0385 302803   Fax: 0870 0883933