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Re: window switches
Yes, they are odd little buggers...
The passenger side window switch in my CGT won't work when
the interior gets superheated in the summer.
On Thu, 16 Sep 1999 11:49:57 +0200 "Iain Atkinson (ETL)"
> I have recently had switch trouble too on my Coupe, one day they were
> fine next day both didn't work, replaced both everything ok. It's a
> common prob with these switches that they just go, replace em all
> and be done. Everytime I go to the scrapper I look for some.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Todd Phenneger [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: 16 September 1999 10:00
> To: Dave Puterbaugh
> Cc: quattro list
> Subject: Re: 4kq rear windows wont work/ switch is fine
> Thatns but I know the motor is fine. As I noted in my message, I'm
> getting power to the motor. And the swithces seem fine in front but
> have noted that if the rear switches are bad th;en the fronts wont
> Thanks though
> Todd Phenneger
> 1985 4000 quattro / silver / daily driver
> 1983 ur-q / black / fixing it up
> 1984 4000 quattro / modified/ awaiting Turbo Transplant.
> 1987 4000 quattro / Saphire Metallic Blue/ Girlfriend's
> 1996 A6q / Volcano / Dads Car
> *****1985 5kt / PARTING OUT!
> On Wed, 15 Sep 1999, Dave Puterbaugh wrote:
> > Todd, I just went through the problems you are having on my 1991
> 200. I
> > think what happens is that the rear windows do not get used, and
> the motor
> > corrodes inside and locks up - or at least that was my problem.
> If you get
> > the switch off the door, there should be power to the switch,
> which can be
> > checked by using a test light. If you have power to the switch
> (not the
> > light), then you can check the switch by holding it in one
> direction, and
> > then checking the two leads to the motor. One of the leads should
> > power. Reverse the switch, and check the other lead to the motor.
> If they
> > both have power when you press the switch each direction, then you
> have a
> > bad motor or cable. New window regulators are on sale at Blau for
> $99, and
> > they are easy to put in, or at least they were on my car. Good
> > Dave Puterbaugh
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Todd Phenneger <email@example.com>
> > To: quattro list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Sent: Wednesday, September 15, 1999 6:47 PM
> > Subject: 4kq rear windows wont work/ switch is fine
> > > Help,
> > > I'm selling this car this weekend and I dont have my Bently down
> > > here. Both rear windows dont wrk and the switches in front at
> least are
> > > fine. One of them worked fine up untill this week. the other
> has been
> > > dead ofr a while I think. Anyhow, The rear switches have power
> as I can
> > > see the lights on. But, I donbt know how to troubleshoot them
> beyond what
> > > I have done. IS there a separate circuit somewhere I should
> check between
> > > the switches and the window motor??? There are two wires going
> into the
> > > motor. A green and a black. Am I right that one of shose
> should get
> > > power depending on which way the switch is pushed and the other
> wire when
> > > the switch is reversed (ie raising vs lowering). I'm not
> showing ANY
> > > power to either of these wires.
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > > Todd Phenneger
> > > 1985 4000 quattro / silver / daily driver
> > > 1983 ur-q / black / fixing it up
> > > 1984 4000 quattro / modified/ awaiting Turbo Transplant.
> > > 1987 4000 quattro / Saphire Metallic Blue/ Girlfriend's
> > > 1996 A6q / Volcano / Dads Car
> > > *****1985 5kt / PARTING OUT!
> > >
> > >
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