Symptoms of clutch going? Squeaking sound in front
5145727795 at bell.net
Fri Feb 17 13:59:34 PST 2012
Yeah you're right : brain fade...
It's indeed more evident when you floor it while you try to pass that truck
quickly on the 2 lane backroad. No harm, fresh shorts as they say...
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : quattro-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:quattro-bounces at audifans.com] De
> la part de Grant Lenahan
> Envoyé : 17 février 2012 12:10
> À : Louis-Alain Richard
> Cc : quattro at audifans.com
> Objet : Re: Symptoms of clutch going? Squeaking sound in front
> actually, 4th or 5th, nor 2nd or 3rd.
> More torque on the clutch - remember the tranny is a torque multiplier -
> and in reverse, a divisor!
> On Feb 16, 2012, at 7:53 AM, Louis-Alain Richard wrote:
> > IME, a dying clutch will begin by slipping under load. Try to accelerate
> > hard in second or third, if it slips, time to replace the clutch.
> > Clutch shudder is usually more perceptible at launch when the car is
> > Louis-Alain
> > -----Message d'origine-----
> > Patient A4 quattro with 2.8 30 Valve. 146,469 on the clock.
> > Upon releasing clutch after an upshift there is slight vibration. Also,
> > car is off pedal has less effort than before when depressing.
> > As for the squeaking, happens on slow turns, like boat bumpers against a
> > dock. Running snows with 15's. Never had this before. Winter has been
> > abnormal, for these parts.
> > Cheers!
> > Danton J. A. Cardoso
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