quattro Digest, Vol 2,
Issue 49 - Something's Knocking in the clutch
Larry C. Leung
l.leung at juno.com
Thu Dec 4 20:17:19 EST 2003
Sounds like a bad Throwout bearing. They can go pretty
much grenade like. Not sure how much time yours has.
Time for a clutch job.
LL - NY
> Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2003 22:50:41 -0800
> From: Mike Robinson <quattrofan at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Something's Knocking in the clutch
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> Sorry to go off the torque topic guys, but believe it or not my Audi
> some other issues. Am I the only person with something wrong on
> their cars?
> The Audi Gods must be taking the week off.
> Basically, I hear some sort of knocking at idle, when the clutch is
> engaged. This scared the hell out of me because I first thought it
> severe engine knock. When I press the clutch pedal, the noise goes
> I have a feeling I am due for a clutch job, but there is no slip
> yet. Is it
> just a bad bearing? Oh and when I shift gears under a lot of load,
> I get
> some pretty mean rattle, but it sounds kind of cool. I don't know
> if that¹s
> coming from the clutch or if it is basic exhaust rattle.
> Mike Robinson
> 88 90q
> 89 200q MC-1
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