[200q20v] Smoking steering column!

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Fri Nov 23 08:01:33 EST 2001

I don't know where to look, Ingo, but a friend of mine had the exact same
experience (smoke from around the steering column) except his turned into a
blaze that consumed the car (a 200q10v).

At 10:28 PM 11/22/2001 -0500, WARATAP at aol.com wrote:

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>OK, this one caught me off guard this morning.  Luckily I had my newly
>acquired Urq to get me where I needed to go.
>Not more than 45 seconds after I started the 200q20v, and was driving up my
>street, I smell something burning and see smoke coming from my steering
>column :-(
>My headlights are not turned on and neither are my windshield wipers nor turn
>signal.  I immediately turned around, parked the car in the driveway, turned
>off the engine, removed the key, and switched cars.  I came back this evening
>and the 200 is still in one piece.  Any suggestions before I delve into this
>either tomorrow or over the weekend?
>'91 200q20v with a few mods...+ '83 Urquattro
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