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RE: cold start

Vytas wrote:

	>according to the wiring in my Bentley there should be a
	>feeding into the ISV controller ( 86 5kcst), but I couldn't
locate one.

One wire sensor on top of the upper coolant hose stub. At least on MC
engines it is a variable resistance sensor which should read about
1000ohms with engine cold and about 100ohms when hot. My Haynes shows it
is an on/off switch, I understand it was like that on older engine

	>only thing alike is a four wire electronic switch under the
upper radiator
	>hose, but it is reffered to as some thermoprotection of the

It is the sender for the temp gauge and also provides "engine cold" and
"overheat" signals for A/C programmer, ECU and auto-check unit.

Aleksander Mierzwa
Warsaw, Poland
87 Audi 5000CS turbo (mine)
88 Renault Medallion wagon (mom's)
91 mountain bike (just in case both cars broke at the same time :-)