The other starter anomaly

Kent McLean kentmclean at
Fri Feb 29 17:35:00 PST 2008

Kneale Brownson wrote:
 > Went to start the 200q20v sedan to drive across town because it's been
 > sitting about a week in sub-zero temperatures.  No starting activities.
 > No clicks, nothing.  But the blower fan and dash lights all show
 > (climate control on defrost).  So I turn the key again and wiggle a
 > tad and get starter action.

My guess would be the ignition switch -- my red flag being that you wiggled the 
key to get it back to life. When was the switch replaced last (if ever)?

Kent McLean
'99 A4 Avant, w/ quattro, V6, Tiptronic, :)
'94 100 S Avant, "Moody"
'91 200 TQA #1, undecided
'91 200 TQA #2, up in smoke 2
'89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy", up in smoke

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