Shudder? Possible cause uncovered?
b.benz at charter.net
Mon Mar 3 20:10:41 PST 2008
Come on John! Explain, or expect to be dropped.
The axle has total freedom of movement, constrained only by the
bearing assemblies on either end. Which bearing assembly do you think
(?) is your problem?
On Mar 3, 2008, at 6:12 PM, John S. Lagnese wrote:
> I think that I have found the problem to this and the reason for
> the leak.
> The passenger side axle is loose. It moves up and down. What is
> involved in
> a repair. Is this terminal?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kent McLean" <kentmclean at comcast.net>
> Cc: <quattro at audifans.com>; <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2008 7:39 AM
> Subject: Re: Shudder?
>> John S. Lagnese wrote:
>>> This is in my 91 200 TQ 20V with 126k miles. It is overdue on the
>>> timing belt change. I'm experiencing an odd shudder at highway
>>> 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
>>> 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?
>> If you think it's an engine miss, pull the codes.
>> Kent McLean
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