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Re: 80 probs continued

keith arthur writes:
> it.  I am wondering if it could be a vacuum leak because there is a
> small crack in the plastic piece that goes from the air box to the
> injector manifold(i think thats what it is).  The crack is right where
> the clap attaches to the injector manifold.  I have now idea if this
> could be the problem or not.

That's a leak there, and can certainly cause the problem you describe.
This leak would allow unmetered air to enter the engine, and cause
insufficient fuel to be injected into the intake, causing the cutout
you experienced.  Try sealing that crack somehow for now (duct tape,
silicone sealant, whatever), and find yourself a replacement air boot.

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