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It's nice when that happens ...

UK quattro Owners Club member David Adams called me last Saturday.

"Do you know where we can get ur-quattro MB wiring diagrams?"

His car stopped three weeks ago.  It was at a dealer's for a week,
then the dealer gave up and passed it on to an electrical specialist.
The 'electrical specialist' had spent 50 hours dismantling the dash
and tracing the wiring - got nowhere.  The car was at High Wycombe,
and I was down in the area today - so I took the diagrams along for
them to have a look at.

We arrived at the specialist's, and David went to find the guy and see
where the car was.  I just had a mosey around the lot and found the
car.  The bonnet was open, so I lifted it and checked the inlet manifold
grounds.  All nice and tight.  So I checked the harness ends, and one
pulled out as neat as you like.  I left it pointing up in the air,
and walked back to the shop.  As David and the 'specialist' came out, I
walked toward them and announced I'd found the problem and would he
mind just re-crimping these two wires?

It was well worth it, just for the looks on their faces.

Started and ran like a bird.

 Phil Payne
 Phone: 0385 302803   Fax: 01536 723021
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