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Re: wastgate control valve operation - is alldata wrong?

In message <4.1.19990526120147.01309bc0@mail.teleport.com> Scott Mockry writes:

> I would not recommend connecting +12V directly to the WG solenoid for very
> long (>1 sec) as you can let the smoke out of this solenoid valve :-(

The same applies, BTW, to the idle stabiliser valve and one or two other
devices under the bonnet.  Just because cars run on 12v or so doesn't
mean every device on the vehicle can stand having an auto battery
connected across its terminals.

 Phil Payne
 UK Audi quattro Owners Club