Glass bottles clinking together???

Brett Dikeman quattro at
Wed Jun 28 12:00:00 EDT 2006

On Jun 26, 2006, at 12:49 PM, Duane, Andrew wrote:

> My 2000 A6Q has suddenly developed a very strange noise. When I close
> one of the front doors, there is a sound that is *EXACTLY* like a  
> couple
> of glass bottles clinking together. The sound is coming from the front
> of the engine compartment, maybe down near the A/C compressor. It's  
> 100%
> reproducible, even by pounding on the front of the car a little.
> What in the world would be down there that sounds like glass?

Fog lights?  Bolt missing from a bracket that bounces slightly when  
the door closes?  Exhaust bits?  Suspension squeak?

Do tell if you ever figure it out :-)


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