wphelps at rizzo.com
Tue Aug 6 12:00:50 EDT 2002
> Message: 16
> From: paanta at splatterfish.com
> To: quattro at audifans.com
> Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2002 10:43:05 -0400
> Subject: IC removal/installation
> I found a big hole in my '88 5ktq's intercooler last weekend. The
> bentley doesn't have any real info on replacing it. Is it as simple as
> removing the air temp sensor, inlet hose, outlet hose and unbolting
> at the sides? And removal tricks? I'm buying a used intercooler for
> $75...should I flush it out with anything before installing?
> Hopefully this will cure my very hard start, extremely low idle,
> stalling, must-sit-for-2-minutes-before-restarting condition.
That should about do it as far as removal. Might want to remove the
grille to get easier access too. As far as cleaning it.. accumulated oil
from the crank vents can coat the inside of the IC, reducing efficiency.
Clean it with something that won't harm the 02 sensor... ie gasoline, carb
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