[200q20v] new 20v owner questions

Peter Schulz peschulz at cisco.com
Fri Nov 16 13:32:51 EST 2001



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At 01:26 PM 11/16/2001 -0500, Ian Gall wrote:
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>First off hello to the 20v list, and I'm looking forward to my experiences
>with the 20v list and the car itself. I know I've had my fun in my other
>First off, I'm curious what problems have other owners run into that I
>should be aware of? I'm aware of the Bose situation, and that will be
>taken care of, but has Audi issued a recall? I'd like to know before I
>trash the whole system.
>Next question, is the use of any other power steering fluid besides
>pentosin detrimental to the life of the steering rack? because the
>previous owner decided to put some cheap fluid in. I hope its not as bad
>as I'm afraid of.

Flush the whole system ASAP and put the correct Pentosin 11 into it or the
comaptible Lucas version.

About your previous mentioned off-throttle stalling - check your turbo
cutoff or throttle bypass valve and clean your Idle stabilizer valve.

Peter Schulz
1990 CQ
1991 200 20v TQW indigo mica
1991 200 20v TQW titanium grey
Chelmsford, MA USA
peschulz at cisco.com

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