No power on hills - help desperately needed
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Sat Feb 5 18:24:47 EST 2005
Make sure your alternator belt is tight.
>From: "films" <films at crazyralph.com>
>To: <quattro at audifans.com>
>Subject: No power on hills - help desperately needed
>Date: Sat, 5 Feb 2005 18:08:24 -0500
>I have an automatic 1993 Audi Quattro 90S. Last weekend I noticed a
>loss of power on hills. I haven't driven much until today and the
>problem was much more pronounced. Even slight hills gave me some
>trouble and I crept up a steep one at 20mph with the pedal to the floor.
>RPMs wouldn't top 3000. I never had any trouble like this before last
>weekend, but the car has only been driven 300 or so miles in the past 2
>months. Does anyone know what could be causing this? I had thought
>about a vacuum leak and I tried the "pull the dipstick" test and it kept
>running fine so that likely isn't an issue. I'm really at a loss here
>and I'm afraid to even go for a drive because I'm afraid the car might
>die on me. I love my Audi but I'm scared to drive it. Can anyone
>please offer some suggestions?
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