[s-cars] Hydraulic groan when turning

Kent McLean kentmclean at comcast.net
Thu Feb 19 07:07:25 PST 2009

chris chambers wrote:
  > Now that it is driveable I've discovered when turning the hydraulics
> groan. Tech advised it was a bad pump so I swapped a known good used
> pump from my wrecked S4 and it still groans.
> I seem to recall that there is a hydraulic line that fails that if
> rebuilt sometimes a restrictor is left out causing the hydraulics to groan.

I believe the "J" hose has the restrictor. Don't ask me which one that is.

Kent McLean
'99 A4 Avant, V6 Tiptronic
'91 200 TQA #3, with mods
gone: '91 200 TQA x2, '94 100 S Avant, '89 200 TQ

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