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Re: Broken Axle on 87 Audi 4000CS
Sounds to me like the differential is locked. That would snap a shaft.
> What is breaking on the axle? The CV joint? the shaft? These axles are
> pretty strong and it should take a lot to break them unless the CV joints
> are badly worn or you have some serious damage to the suspension.
> Fred Munro
> '91 200q 281k km
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <R44P39@aol.com>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Monday, September 27, 1999 11:45 PM
> Subject: Broken Axle on 87 Audi 4000CS
> > I had a new transmission installed on my 87 Audi CS 4000 in 4/99.
> > the car made a loud banging noise and stopped. Engine will turn over but
> > will not go into drive or reverse. Had car towed to transmission
> > he said the axle broke. Replaced the axle and was going to take the car
> for a
> > test drive, then the new axle broke. Now he says he doesn't know what is
> > wrong with the car. I need help fast. Need car desperately.
> > Peggy