C4 Quattro rear differential question - AudiWorld Forums

Go Back  AudiWorld Forums > Audi Models > Other Audi > Audi 100 / A6 (C4 Platform)
Reload this Page > C4 Quattro rear differential question
Notices

C4 Quattro rear differential question

Reply

 
 
Old 06-15-2014, 03:17 PM
  #1
Audiworld Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 15
Default C4 Quattro rear differential question

Today I had one rear wheel of a 1997.5 Quattro A6 Avant (C4 platform, Engine code AFC) off the ground for brake work. Other three wheels on the ground. I discovered this rear wheel could rotate even with the transmission in Park. It is known that the car will not roll with the transmission in Park, that has been tested. Is it normal that a rear half-shaft can turn freely, even with the transmission in Park?

As a later amendment to my post, I'll report I also discovered with the rear wheel off the ground, it will also turn freely with engine off, transmission in Drive. So I guess I need to know if, when I turn the rear wheel like this, I'm merely turning a fluid clutch or something, and this is all normal. Otherwise I suppose I have a shot rear case. The car drives normally although up-shifting feels a little late.

Last edited by Latitude42; 06-15-2014 at 04:25 PM.
Latitude42 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-04-2014, 05:49 AM
  #2
Audiworld Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: new york
Posts: 71
Default

it is normal. If quattro loses complete traction with one wheel, the system is pretty much disabled
dubblrest1985 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-04-2014, 09:24 AM
  #3
AudiWorld Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: LA, California
Posts: 465
Default

varia is offline  
Reply With Quote
 
 
 

Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
2005audia6
A6 / S6 (C6 Platform) Discussion
4
09-08-2015 11:54 AM
mkirkpatrick
Wheels & Tires Discussion
2
09-03-2015 08:31 AM
ECS Tuning-Audi
A4 (B6 Platform) Discussion
0
09-02-2015 11:39 AM
A4QuattroV6
Audi allroad
0
09-02-2015 08:41 AM
ECS Tuning-Audi
TT (Mk1) Discussion
0
09-01-2015 12:25 PM

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 10:19 AM.


 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: