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RE: Odd noise help
Funny you should say that, I think they have partially stripped the threads on the hub and therefore can not do the bolts up as tight as they should be. I am trying to find a tap to re do the threads and 4 new bolts today.
From: Livolsi, Stephane [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: 03 November 1999 19:28
To: 'Iain Atkinson (ETL)'
Cc: 'Audi Quattro List'
Subject: RE: Odd noise help
Did you check to see if they tightened the lug bolts/nuts? Monkey lad
180 Yorston St
Williams Lake, BC, V2G 3Z1
'86 5KTQ stock (if you don't know what it means, you aren't in the club)
>From: Iain Atkinson (ETL)[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>Sent: November 3, 1999 6:06 AM
>Subject: Odd noise help
>Yesterday I took my car to a tyre place in town to get an air leak round the
>front rims sorted out, they had to take the tyres off the rims and re seal
>it. So today I am driving around along doing 80 mph and I hear this noise,
>like a bad wheel bearing when I turn the steering wheel to the left or right
>(it is worse when I turn it to the left), it's a kind of wop wop sound. I
>get a small amount of vibration through the wheel at the same time. At lower
>speeds I don't hear or feel nothing at all, I got the wheels re balanced at
>the same time. Any ideas???? Seems like I swap one problem for another at the
>moment, ISV last week this week a mystery noise, I wonder what next week will