5k stumbling solved!!! - long

Huw Powell audi at humanspeakers.com
Wed Apr 30 02:50:13 EDT 2003

>>I am assuming after replacement of cap, rotor, and wires,
>>everything will be fine.
> That cured the hesitation/stumble I had on my '89 200 TQ.
> I replaced just the plugs and wires.  First time for that in
> the 3 years I've owned it.
> Q1.  Should the cap also be replaced? I didn't.
> Q2.  Is there anything else in the ignition system that should
>         be replaced?

I think of the cap and rotor as pretty disposable and change them every
15-20k miles, or sooner if I'm bored.  They can last longer, but they
can also get pretty burnt up.  They cheap, and easy to do.  Or at least,
the 10v ones are.  Maybe the 20v ones are "special"...?

Huw Powell



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