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Re: Is it toast?
It sounds like the engine is spinning the transmission and driving the
speedo gear. Check your CV joints.
'94 S4 93k km
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, December 05, 1999 5:00 PM
Subject: Is it toast?
> I was driving my '90 100 auto briskly through some nice local twisties
> yesterday, and now I think my car is dead.
> I rounded a bumpy corner and as I hit the straightaway (at about 45) the
> jumped to the redline and the car started to slow down...and make the most
> god-awful "whooooze kurk kurk kurk kurk kurk" noise from the front
> side. I immediately killed the engine and pulled to the side. I put the
> in park and started the engine, hoping everything would be okay. Engine
> cranked up as normal. Put car in gear and the car hit the redline, the
> speedo hit 60 mph and the car sat there sounding like a Cuisinart full of
> My first guess was a dead tranny, but the car was obviously engaging in
> Next guess is a dead CV joint...but this is totally unlike any CV
> I've ever had with any car.
> Any guesses?
> From the side of the road,