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problem: 4000 Quattro (fwd)
>From GXBG10A@prodigy.com Tue Nov 4 12:55 EST 1997
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From: GXBG10A@prodigy.com (MR JIM HOWES)
Date: Tue, 4 Nov 1997 12:50:59, -0500
Subject: problem: 4000 Quattro
I just found your Audi quattro website and hope you can post this
note so someone
familiar with electronics and the ICU might be able to shine some
light on my problem.
1985 Audi 4000 Quattro
I was sitting in my car with the engine running when a big pick up
backed into my font end and the engine stopped. Besides a lot of
broken glass and plastic the only damage to the engine was a broken
power steering pump mount and temp. sensor (NTC) for the OCU. I pried
the metal away, dis connected the power steering pump and the engine
would not start. I replaced the temp sensor and noticed the fuel pump
did not operate, I replaced the fuel pump relay and now the fuel pump
works (it's only about 6 mo. old) but the engine will not start. If I
pull out the cold start valve no fuel is being sprayed when cranked,
If I pour a little gas into the cold start port the motor will try
and fire..therefore I conclude the problem is with fuel and not spark.
What can I do next?
Please e-mail me with any suggestions.
Thanks a lot, Jim
Dan Simoes firstname.lastname@example.org
ANS Communications http://coimbra.ans.net/dans.html
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