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Re: Non-start '83 CGT -- tips/shop rec?

In message <37DD714E.2A2A772A@cisco.com> Scott Fisher writes:

> The starter whir without engaging the ring gear suggested a bad
> solenoid, so on Monday morning we shopped around and found a good price
> on a rebuilt starter/solenoid combo at a shop I've used before.
> Replaced the unit in fairly short order (and kudos to the folks who made
> it so easy to get to), lowered the car, put the key in, and
> whirrrrrrrrrr...  It's still not engaging.

It might be engaging with no compression in the engine because of a
snapped timing belt.

 Phil Payne
 UK Audi quattro Owners Club
 Phone: 0385 302803   Fax: 0870 0883933