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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.


-----Original Message-----
From:	Livolsi, Stephane [mailto:livols1@investorsgroup.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

Stephane Livolsi
180 Yorston St
Williams Lake, BC, V2G 3Z1
ph 250-392-2637
fax 250-392-2693

'86 5KTQ stock (if you don't know what it means, you aren't in the club)

>From: 	Iain Atkinson (ETL)[SMTP:iain.atkinson@etl.ericsson.se]
>Sent: 	November 3, 1999 6:06 AM
>To: 	'quattro@audifans.com'
>Subject: 	Odd noise help
>Hi All
>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