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Re: UrQ ignition switch problems...

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From: Paul + Pauline <olracp@shore.net>
To: quattro@coimbra.ans.net <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Date: 18 January 1998 16:22
Subject: UrQ ignition switch problems...

>On the 83 UrQ, after starting the beast up all items that are switched via
>the load relay circuit collectively die depending on how much snow there is
>and how late in the day. i.e. More snow and later at night likelihood of a
>failure increases!
There was a club member at the November area C1 meeting with just this
problem, the car would start and run but he couldnt get any headlights. Dean
Zaman told us all that the plastic of the switch at the back of the ignition
lock wears until it wont hold in position and you lose the relay circuit. He
reckoned that it could be repaired with some epoxy resin.

Jim Haseltine
88 Ur quattro