BOOM! then no go...REAL...Answer.........
audiguy at gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 13:43:57 EST 2005
pot hole? hmm. I always thought it was heat related. On my type 44
cars, the exhaust ran under that joint (and there was a heat shield).
But that flange seal was always the first to go... I guessed excess
On Wed, 2 Feb 2005 12:38:15 -0500, Ingo Rautenberg
<i.rautenberg at waratap.com> wrote:
> Hmm. CV joint replacement or recent trans work, right? Didn't you have
> clutch replacement not too long ago? Check the other side while you're at
> it -- and the rear driveshaft flange as well.
> Most CV joint failures (which by definition yours is not) I've seen involve
> the front pass side (methinks more pot-hole related).
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <SuffolkD at aol.com>
> To: <200q20v at audifans.com>; <quattro at audifans.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2005 12:11 PM
> Subject: Re: BOOM! then no go...REAL...Answer.........
> > I had time to crawl under the car on the driveway.
> > Brother with foot on brake, third gear and clutch let out.........I looked
> > underneath like a Darwin candidate.
> > answer was against the exhaust pipe Y................
> > The INNER CV axle joint held to the tranny flange by the eight or so
> > square bolts was "off", bolts loose and separated from the tranny flange.
> > Tranny spins and car no go.
> > Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.
> > Wierd huh? -Scott by BOSTON
> > >
> > > I've moved the car tonight by cable tow. :-)
> > > Moving at 25 MPH I can hear a flutter like a popped CV joint.
> > > UNLIKE the 4000Q where I just locked the difs to keep on going (to a
> > > shop)
> > > pressing the rear dif button in a 200 does nothing. :-(
> > >
> > > CV / Half shaft responces (there were a lot of them) win the: when I see
> > > all again I owe you a lager...............
> > >
> > > Strange it let go at a feathered throttle (EASY cruise) at 30 MPH in a
> > > straight line.
> > > -Scott by BOSTON
> > >
> > _______________________________________________
> > 200q20v mailing list http://www.audifans.com/mailman/listinfo/200q20v
> Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
> Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
> Version: 6.0.852 / Virus Database: 580 - Release Date: 1/31/2005
> quattro mailing list
> quattro at audifans.com
'00 A6 biturbo 6-speed - FOR SALE! (see ad @ audifans.com)
'01 allroad 6-speed
More information about the quattro