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Re: Test Adapter

At 12:27 22.06.98 -0400, Bhatti, Mohammed K         001 wrote:

>I need to test my idle and full throttle switchs.  Bentley says use a
>test adpater VW1501 to connect two wiring harnesss'.  It then talks
>about specifically grounding terminal 2 of the test adapter and checking
>the voltage.  Test adapter VW1501 has three leads.
>Is there a way I can replicate the functionality of this adapter or do a
>similar test without buying the test adapter or am I left with no choice
>but to buy said adapter?

You can simply disconnect the plug from the switch and check the operation
of the switch with an ohmmeter. As far as I remember, center pin is ground,
left pin is idle switch and right pin is WOT switch. The resistance should
be below 5 ohms when a switch is closed.

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 :-)