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Multi-function sensor woes....

Well, the sensor finally bit the big one on my 89 100....
I've cleaned it a couple times, but it only works for a couple
of days.... so of went the call to the local dealer, 92.- ouch!
So of went the call to Linda at Carlsen Audi,  65.- + 3.- for
shipping.  She's also looking into K&N filters for me, I'll
post those numbers when I get them.

Also, took some of my own advice recently about the infamous
radio dashboard display doing the vertical hold dance..... and
cleaned the terminals on the back of the dash.  Works great now!!!

Oh, and one other thing,  lately my car has been stumbling pretty
bad when cold.  I was poking around looking for vacuum leaks when
I brushed against the oil dipstick.  It was pretty loose in the 
tube.  So I pulled it out, and there are 3 or 4 grooves in the
top plastic piece but only one groove had a little rubber donut
on it.  Are they all supposed to have rubber donuts on them ?
If the answer is yes I hate to think they went into to the
engine......Yikes!  Guess I'll do that oil change tonight...... 

In any event I fixed it by taking an old Fuel Injector seal
rubber donut and putting it at the top of the dipstick plastic insert.
Worked like magic!!  You can now start the car and immediately back
out of the driveway and accelerate away without any stumbling whatsoever.

So if you having any cold stumbling problems.  check that dipstick!!

Mike (hoping the rubber donuts are caught in the filter...) L.

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