Timing belt ?

SJ syljay at optonline.net
Fri Aug 18 12:33:24 EDT 2006

> From: Kent McLean <kentmclean at mindspring.com>
> Subject: Re: Timing belt ?
>  But
> I'm thinking the time from losing power to having a dead battery
> isn't that long.
> Kent McLean

**** Depending on circumstances, you can drive quite a ways on just the
No headlight use.
Highway driving so blower motor dont go on.
Shut off all accessories like radio, vent fan, etc.
Recently, I was 110 miles from home when my alternator went out. I drove 60
miles, recharged the battery for an hour at a service station and drove
another 50 miles home. I might have made it all the way home without a
battery charge. But at the time, caution seemed like the better part of
valor . . $10 for battery charge vs a $150 tow.

My charging problem turned out to be dirty contacts on the voltage

85 Dodge PU, D-250, 318, auto
85 Audi 4k - - sold but still on the road
88 Audi 5kq
90 Audi 100q

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