[20v] So tell me this... (Mark F.)

Rick rickjljr at gmail.com
Mon Dec 22 19:30:32 PST 2008


 The only reason it would stop would be when the large voltage spikes the
battery normally filters out destroyed the Engine Control Unit.



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>   1. So tell me this... (Mark F.)
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> Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2008 11:21:37 -0500
> From: "Mark F." <mk1mark at gmail.com>
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> ... if I disconnect the positive battery connection AFTER the car is
> running, should it continue to run?
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> I have an electrical issue on my 10v turbo CQ that's causing the
> battery to die overnight, and will permanently kill a battery if I
> leave it connected.  I haven't had the time to properly diagnose the
> problem, so I've just been disconnecting it when I park it, and
> reconnect and use a booster pack to start it.  The battery has been
> relocated to the back when the PO did the engine swap, so it's not too
> big a deal, but I'm getting tired of the routine...
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> Anyways, I disconnected the positive battery cable while it was
> running last night and it still ran.  I thought this wasn't supposed
> to happen...  The next warm day (yeah right!) I'll put an ammeter in
> series to the battery and see if I can figure out which circuit is
> causing the drain.  It might also be the main wires going to the
> battery in the back (arc'ing out somewhere).
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> Later,
>
> Mark.
> 75 Scirocco
> 82 Scirocco
> 82 Rabbit Pickup - mTDI project
> 90 Audi Coupe Quattro 20v
> 90 Audi Coupe Quattro 10v turbo
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