[s-cars] Hydraulic groan when turning
fastscirocco_2000 at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 19 09:04:15 PST 2009
yes that does make sense, I do recall being told the rack has a "minor" leak.
Sounds like I am going to have to replace the rack to get rid of the
--- On Thu, 2/19/09, Tom Green <trgreen at comcast.net> wrote:
> From: Tom Green <trgreen at comcast.net>
> Subject: Re:[s-cars] Hydraulic groan when turning
> To: s-car-list at audifans.com
> Cc: "chris chambers" <fastscirocco_2000 at yahoo.com>
> Date: Thursday, February 19, 2009, 10:40 AM
> I think intuition will tell you the groan is in the
> steering, not the
> portion of the hydraulics, Chris.
> It could be the pump to rack pressure hose, which has a
> restrictor also,
> but I think you will find the groan is in the rack caused
> by some
> seal leaking. If it is the hose, the system will transmit
> pump pulses
> to the
> steering wheel.
> Hopefully, you will not be groaning as well.
> > -----Original Messsage-----
> > Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2009 07:13:51 -0800 (PST)
> > From: chris chambers
> <fastscirocco_2000 at yahoo.com>
> > Subject: Re: [s-cars] Hydraulic groan when turning
> > To: Scar <s-car-list at audifans.com>, Kent McLean
> > <kentmclean at comcast.net>
> > Message-ID:
> <529385.89744.qm at web65411.mail.ac4.yahoo.com>
> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
> > Kent
> > thanks for the info, I'm going to try swapping out
> that hose and
> > hopefully the groan will go away!
> > Thanks
> > Chris
> > --- On Thu, 2/19/09, Kent McLean
> <kentmclean at comcast.net> wrote:
> >> From: Kent McLean <kentmclean at comcast.net>
> >> Subject: Re: [s-cars] Hydraulic groan when turning
> >> To: "Scar"
> <s-car-list at audifans.com>
> >> Cc: fastscirocco_2000 at yahoo.com
> >> Date: Thursday, February 19, 2009, 10:07 AM
> >> chris chambers wrote:
> >>> Now that it is driveable I've discovered
> >> 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
> >> 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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