brogers at terrix.com
Mon Mar 3 12:29:38 PST 2008
My understanding is that clutches can self-bleed when you have a clutch
MC or slave issue - I've had it happen - in fact just his last fall in
my ur quattro. Leave it sitting for several days - works fine for a
little bit (the big variable) but then goes away with usage.
From: 200q20v-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:200q20v-bounces at audifans.com]
On Behalf Of PeterBergin at aol.com
Sent: Monday, March 03, 2008 12:42 PM
To: 200q20v at audifans.com
Subject: clutch fail
Hi guys, remember when I posted about a month ago with a clutch going
my 200? Got it back from Anderson Motor Sports last Friday. What they
found was quite curious. They started the car after sitting for 3
weeks and the
clutch worked fine. (when I had it towed there it would not disengage).
After driving enough for things to heat up the clutch would not
Problem was I had a new Sachs clutch kit that I bought from Blau a
years ago and what failed were some of the rivets on the clutch. There
enough movement in the disks that allowed them to contact the pins on
pressure plate and stay engaged. The clutch plate was a Meyle
number 2 264 031. You can see some offset rivets all the ones from one
only, they alternate every other one from each side.
Any one ever hear of this before. Virtually no wear on the disks and you
see where the hit the pressure plate pins. You cannot move the plates
have the disk on my bench so the movement must be either heat of under
Bottom line is that I am $1,500 poorer that I was last month.
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