[A4] broken rear spring
jungle at hickorytech.net
Mon Oct 1 08:42:01 PDT 2007
Just an FYI, this is not the first time I have heard of an A4 breaking a rear
SABIS Educational Systems Network Administrator
On Mon Oct 1 11:38 , "Peter Kirby" sent:
>While replacing the rear caliper on my 2001 A4tq with sport
>suspension, I heard the sound of steel hitting the concrete floor. It
>was the top loop of the rear coil spring and from looking at the
>rusted face of the broken piece it had been broken for a while.
>I don't suppose Audi has a hidden warranty for springs....
>Any chance anyone on the list has a spare one from a parts car or from
>swapping out the OEM springs for something else?
>ps If you ever change rear calipers including the pad carriers, be
>super careful that you don't strip out the heads of the carrier bolts
>(allen-headed cap screws). I rounded out the head of one of them and
>am part way through grinding the head off ......not fun.
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