4000q rear clunk

R Mangas porter_dog@hotmail.com
Wed, 01 Jan 2003 09:46:34 -0500


   Very common; I've not repaired it on either of my 4kq's but believe it to
be the rubber bushings in the differential mounts.  I've heard some others
suggest it could be tranny mounts as well- actual source may be moot in that
at this age all of them should likely need replaced anyway :)

hth,
Robert





>From: "Rich Walker" <deseven@backpacker.com>
>To: quattro@audifans.com
>Subject: 4000q rear clunk
>Date: 1 Jan 2003 01:38:27 -0000
>
>Hi.
>
>I'm in the market for an 85-87 4kq.  Two that I've driven recently have had
>an audible "clunk" coming from the rear differential area when letting the
>clutch out after shifting.  Both had around 130k miles.  One seller
>suggested the noise was caused by worn "rubber stoppers". Any suggestions
>on what the cause of this could be and possible expense of repair?
>Thanks for your help
>
>Rich Walker
>Portland, OR


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