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RE: If you don't mind....

There is something called the Load Ready Relay that cuts power to these
systems when the car is not running, maybe it's faulty.
chris perry

>-----Original Message-----
>From:	Al Powell [SMTP:apowell@agcom.tamu.edu]
>Sent:	Friday, October 24, 1997 6:36 AM
>To:	S. Saylor
>Cc:	Quattro@coimbra.ans.net
>Subject:	Re: If you don't mind....
>I got this question from:   "S. Saylor" <sds@flashpnt.com>
>And thought I should send it to the Quattro list in addition to 
>replying to him.
>....> If you know about this one I'd be real thankful for a reply. 
>> Car - '93 Audi 90
>> Power distribution system thinks the ignition has been turned off
>> even when the car is running.
>>  - no head lights
>>  - no power windows
>>  - no blinkers
>>  - no sunroof
>> Fuses all fine, wondering which relay flips the juice to these
>> systems.  Ideas?
>Wow!!  This is a new one on me.  Logic sez that there must be a major 
>wiring branch coming off the ignition switch which has problems - or 
>POSSIBLY the switch itself is not re-engaging the normal circuits 
>after the starter switch is released.  BUT - I dunno.  My first guess 
>would be to look at the ignition switch and make sure it's 
>re-connecting the accessory circuit after the starter is released.  
>Sounds like a multitester job to check the switch output - and 
>possibly some Bentley work.
>This gent is not on the Quattro list, I think...so please respond 
>directly to him.
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