Audi meets speed bump - speed bump wins

Nicholas Miller chance9121 at
Thu Sep 25 08:04:45 PDT 2014

Speed bump, such as the large, inanimate objects usually painted yellow?

May want to ask her to put the cell phone down when driving :-/

Hope it works out to something simple, however!  Could it be she restricted
the oil pickup by bending the oil pan?  hmm.

On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 5:08 PM, Lee Levitt <lee at> wrote:

> My daughter drove over a speed bump, at speed, in our ¹96 A6 quattro avant
> and now the car is making some noises. She is not clear on what those
> noises
> are. Nothing unusual at idle, I believe. Whirring or scraping sound while
> driving, possibly louder while accelerating.
> I¹m thinking anything from a hanging belly pan to a crushed oil pan to a
> stick in the fanŠ I should be able to take a look at the car this weekend
> (it¹s 3 hours away from me).
> In the meantime, the car is parked. Unless it¹s something simple, I will
> probably have the car flat bedded to C&S in Mamaroneck (thanks Joe!). Don¹t
> really want to do that until I get a chance to eyeball itŠ
> On the other hand, if a lister in the White Plains area has some free time
> and is willing to take a quick trip to Manhattanville College in Purchase
> to
> give the car a once-over, I would appreciate it.  Beer, sushi or other
> forms
> of karma will be forthcoming in thanksŠ :)
> Best,
> Lee
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