[200q20v] Mysterious Stalling

Phil & Judy Rose pjrose at frontiernet.net
Mon Feb 5 11:45:00 EST 2001

The common stalling symptom (with TBV failure) involves sudden 
off-throttle maneuvers--usually with hard braking and stopping. Not 
during cruising with open throttle.

Tom's problem could be related to fuel--fuel pump failure? How noisy 
is your fuel pump, Tom?


At 7:41 AM -0600 2/5/01, Paul Waterloo wrote:
>It sounds like your turbo bypass valve, a common failure. It's not that
>expensive (about 70 bucks or so). Go to Chris Miller's web site and read
>about it.
>Paul Waterloo
>Applied Energy Services
>Phone 708-524-9464
>Fax 708-524-0079
>Voicemail/pager 888-962-7304
>pwaterloo at compuserve.com
>----- Original Message -----
>From: <Tomsaudi at aol.com>
>To: <200q20v at audifans.com>
>Sent: Monday, February 05, 2001 12:30 AM
>Subject: [200q20v] Mysterious Stalling
>>  Hello all-
>>  Thanks for all your help so far as I aquaint myself with my new car. I
>>  ditched the snow tires Saturday in favor of new Pirelli's. Also, when I
>>  the ignition into the on position, but without starting the engine, I do
>>  a 1.0 bar reading for turbo boost. I am still uncertain if I am getting
>>  boost though.
>>  Now for my question. While driving the car, in gear, engine cold or
>>  warm, I've experienced a very scary situation. The engine simply cuts out.
>>  The two or three times it happened over the weekend, I was simply cruising
>>  along, not under acceleration or gear changing, then with no warning
>>  whatsoever, so the engine just dies. Thankfully, in all cases so far, I
>>  simply coasted to a stop, restarted her, and went on my way.
>>  What bothers me is that there was never any warning. What is going on
>>  Tom
>>  91 200 20V Quattro
>>  95 90
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