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I have a similar problem and was a broken ignition switch..
From: PMStaples@aol.com <PMStaples@aol.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Sunday, October 11, 1998 7:55 PM
Subject: Electrical Help
>I have a 88, 90 Quattro. Just bought it, ordered the Bentley manual, but
>developed a serious electrical problem before the manual arrived.
>Driving at highway speed when the fan, A/C, turn signals, sunroof and
>stopped working at the same time. I had pulled off the road to check the
>fuses. The radiator fan was not working and the car started to heat up.
>I did some checking, I had my DVM with me, could not find any thing
>Drove home withour having the car overheat.
>I could not think of a single relay that would have affected so many
>I found the 20 amp circuit breaker on the inside relay board, but it
>out fine. I bypassed it to make sure it just did not fail under load, no
>I popped the plastic cover off the relay that works the radiator fan and
>manually closed the contact and the fan worked. I did the same with the
>windows and sun roof.
>So my assumption is that the problem lies with what ever should be
>the voltage to the coils on the relays, since the switches (window and
>sunroof) worked when I closed the contact by hand.
>Tomorrow is Columbus Day, so there will not be any mail, No manual. If
>can give me a clue what to check next it would be greatly appreciated.
>Patrick M. Staples
>88, 90 quattro.
>87 900 turbo SAAB
>87 740 turbo Volvl