Kent McLean kentmclean at
Wed Feb 27 04:39:34 PST 2008

John S. Lagnese wrote:
> This is in my 91 200 TQ 20V with 126k miles. It is overdue on the 120K timing belt change.  I'm experiencing an odd shudder at highway speeds. This had been occuring after about 1/2 hr at highway speed. I thought it may be the transmission. This is how I found out about the transmission leak. I checked the gear oil level.
> Oil in tranny and still the shudder. It feels like an engine miss, but this doesn't happen at lower speeds and similar rpm. What else should I check? Could this be an inner (passenger side) cv joint?
> Thanks,

If you think it's an engine miss, pull the codes.

Kent McLean
'99 A4 Avant, w/ quattro, V6, Tiptronic. "Yeah, Baby!"
'94 100 S Avant, "Moody"
'91 200 TQA #1, undecided
'91 200 TQA #2, up in smoke 2
'89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy", up in smoke

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