[V8] open vacuum line

Ed Kellock ekellock at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 17:49:38 PDT 2009

Just took another look at your pic and the other switch is there, hiding in
the background.  You'll need another short piece of hose to connect to it.
The switch dumps the vacuum when the pedal is depressed, cancelling the

-----Original Message-----
From: Ed Kellock [mailto:ekellock at gmail.com] 
Sent: Monday, April 27, 2009 6:47 PM
To: 'Kent McLean'; 'V8-list'
Subject: RE: [V8] open vacuum line

No.  For manual transmission, both clutch and brake have a cruise control
switch on the pedal bracket.

-----Original Message-----
From: Kent McLean [mailto:kentmclean at comcast.net] 
Sent: Monday, April 27, 2009 6:44 PM
To: 'V8-list'
Cc: Ed Kellock
Subject: Re: [V8] open vacuum line

Ed Kellock wrote:
> Yes, that is the cruise control vacuum line.  It does not connect to
> the engien vacuum system at any point.  It goes through the firewall 
> and to the cruise control vacuum pump in the driver's side fender well 
> behind the hydraulic pump reservoir.  There is a T off of it near the 
> driver's side distributor that goes to the cruise control throttle 
> control diaphram.

> <http://home.comcast.net/~kentmclean/audi/v8/DSCF0007.JPG>

So in the image, should the T that is shown with an open end have its open
end plugged?


Kent McLean
1999 A4 Avant, V6 Tiptronic
1991 200 TQA #3, with mods
1990 V8 w/5-speed and other mods
gone: '91 200 TQA x2, '94 100 S Avant, '89 200 TQ "Bad Puppy"

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