[200q20v] Not Centre Drive shaft bearing -maybe worse
b.m.benz at prodigy.net
Fri Mar 23 13:22:49 EST 2001
That front CV joint gets quite a bit of heat from the adjacent exhaust
system, so over time (10 yrs) the grease gets hard. Don't replace until
you first clean and relube the old one. If the balls and races are not
damaged, this will fix it. BTDT
> From: Peter Dowker <pdowker at cisco.com>
> Organization: Cisco Systems, Inc.
> Reply-To: pdowker at cisco.com
> Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2001 14:15:25 -0500
> To: Quattro List <quattro at audifans.com>, Audi 200q List <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Subject: [200q20v] Not Centre Drive shaft bearing -maybe worse
> So, the car goes up on the rack and Jack (the Audi Master Certified
> Tech.) says,
> "It's not the centre bearing that is making that sound you hear, and
> when it gets worse you will know it....it's the front CV joint on the
> drive shaft, and I've never seen one sold except attached to a
> re-manufactured drive shaft"
> So oh listers who know of secret parts bins....
> Does anyone know where I can find the front drive shaft CV joint for a
> 1991 200 tq?
> PN: 715 312 018 402 0 Lobero 5098 - I think the Lobero is the real
> manufacturer -
> Any help would be gratefully received. Thanks
> Peter Dowker
> 1991 200 tq.
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