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Re: [T3] New strange problems

I had the retaining spring on the throwout bearing break off and get caught
in the starter drive once, kept it engaged and wore out the starter shaft
rather quickly!

Look for a vacuum leak on #1 leaning things out... and keep the speeds under
we want both Leon and his car to live long happy lives!


> New problem:
>  I guess you guys heard about my starter shorting out my battery in an
> e-mail , well my newer starter just started to crank itself while on the
highway ,
> a very strange noise was emmiting from the engine , i could not pin point
where it
> was comming from , was a crunching grinding sound , I went to the side
checked everything for
> metal shavings , found nothing , then tried to start the car and it was
dead , no cranking , removed
> the starte and found the starter gear ground off and melted with metal
drops , i thought that
> was it for my ring gear  called my brother , he delivered a rebuilt
starter and everything was and is
> good for the past two weeks now.
> Strange problems only me or do other people see that too?
> Another problem was that my spark plug on the # 1 cylinder keepsmelting
the center electrode

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