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RE: Is it toast?

Did you have any previous indications that the right side CV was going?
Was it clicking when you turned?
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: 	Caholland01@cs.com[SMTP:Caholland01@cs.com]
>Sent: 	December 5, 1999 6:38 PM
>To: 	quattro@audifans.com
>Subject: 	Re: Is it toast?
>Took the driver's side tire off to inspect the CV on that side (it was making
>the noise from this side)....it's firmly attached to the engine end, but was 
>a limp wrist on the wheel end...it hasn't broken out of the boot yet, but it 
>is definately not connected to the wheel any longer.  There was also a 
>quarter sized puddle of grease on the upper portion of the boot.
>I hope it's just the CV.  I've kept a close eye on the diff and the 
>transmission fluids.
>BTW---the damn jack kept collapsing as I would give the lugs the final twist 
>to take the wheel off...I've never had that happen before (twice!)
>Fortunately, no damage was done from this...