Last Avant question for a while, I hope

Kent McLean kentmclean at
Sun Jul 27 04:52:09 PDT 2008

Fay Kelley wrote:
> The blower motor is squeaking a bit, probably bearing ~
> and when I turn the car off I hear that familiar sound
> of the fan which probably means a fan motor needs to
> be replaced.
> On the '97 Avant A6 ... any one tell me if these are
> relatively easy things to fix myself ?

I don't know about the '96 A6. On the Type 44s (200s) the
blower is accessed from the engine bay. I think the on the
newer Audis, the dash has to come apart.

Did you get a warranty with the car?  Maybe you can have
the seller to fix it under warranty.

Kent McLean
'99 A4 Avant, w/ quattro, V6, Tiptronic, :)
'91 200 TQA #1, backup car
'94 100 S Avant, "Moody", now with a new owner
'91 200 TQA #2, up in smoke 2
'89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy", up in smoke

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