[s-cars] front strut assembly diagrams

Martin, Gary G MartinGG at aetna.com
Sun Dec 1 18:01:30 EST 2002
39   might work better...


-----Original Message-----
From: motogo1 [mailto:motogo1 at cox.net]
Sent: Sunday, December 01, 2002 7:25 PM
To: s-car-list; Manuel Castillo
Subject: Re: [s-cars] front strut assembly diagrams

Maybe this will help....

Gary Martin
94 UrS4
91 200 TQA

----- Original Message -----
From: "Manuel Castillo" <quicksmile4u at hotmail.com>
To: <s-car-list at audifans.com>
Sent: Sunday, December 01, 2002 11:25 AM
Subject: [s-cars] front strut assembly diagrams

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> Help, I need a copy of the front strut assembly diagram.
> Last Friday, I had my new H&R springs and Blistein Sports installed on
> my
> S4 at my local tire shop. Along with the struts, I got the boots,
> mounts and tie rod ends replaced.
> The problem: when driving, I noticed a clunking noise over rough
> surfaces, when braking and on hard accelaration. When I contacted the
> tire shop they said that this was normal due to the springs settling.
> Saturday,  I met with a group of Audi fans from the Nothern Cal
> Quattro
> great guys, when I showed them my problem, we noticed that the top of
> the strut  moved up and down excesivelly  when pushing on the bumper.
> The top metal plate that is directly over the strut nut had almost a
> half inch separation  from the alignment plate rubber bushing. This
> gap increased
> loading and unloading the suspension. This also recreated the noise.
> Monday, the shop will check my suspension again. What I need from you
> is a copy of the exploded diagram from the Bentley manual or from
> Audi showing
> proper order of all the bushings and such. Unfortunatelly, I do not
> have
> own copy of the manual yet.
> Many thanks in advance,
> Mani
> 93 S4 with noisy new shoes....
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