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Re: grinding sound in rain - '91 200q

Alexander van Gerbig writes:
>     Ahh!  This used to happen to my mother's 200q20v all the time in rain.
> When my father first owned the car it happened with such furosity the engine
> would almost quit.  He took the car to the dealership under warranty 4 or
> more times to have that corrected and it never was.  Now the car doesn't do
> it very often, and if it does it is much milder.  There has been so much
> replacing and changing in my mother's 20v that no one could ever find out
> the cause.  If you ever find out the primary cause please contact me.

Noise of water spray splashing against wheel well?  A slipping belt?

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