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Re: O.K., what did I do to this one?
I had a similar problem with my 1982 Coupe. After muttering a string of
curses to the Audi Gods, I had the middle of nowhere thought to check the fuel
pump relay. It turns out that the relay was loose and all I had to do was
give it a bit of a push and it started right up.
1982 Coupe (62,000)
The backup '87 5K CS TQ has joined the primary one in semi-retirement. I
was driving on one of the roads at the plant and it stopped running. Died.
Right there. Engine will turn with the started, there is compression this
time. When I turn the ignition on, the fuel pump did not cause the warm up
regulator to click, so I suspected a bad fuel pump. Changed the pump, still
no fuel. Also no spark, which I think is normal if there is no fuel.
What sensors have the power to shut off the fuel pump? I have checked
pins 1 & 4 at the fuel pump and there is voltage there. With a weak battery
it was 9v, have the battery on a charger now.
Any suggestions on which sensor(s) to look at? Any other items that may
have an impact? Any loose wires that could do this?
All help appreciated.
Now More Confused in Bucksnort.