[A4] '96 12V cold start problem

Kent McLean kentmclean at comcast.net
Wed Oct 15 17:25:59 PDT 2008

Jason Gray wrote:
> My 1996 a4 with a 12V-V6 has suddenly develped a cold starting problem. 

I was going to suggest "pull the codes" [1], but a '96 should have OBD-II.
If you can afford it, VAG-COM [2] should let you talk to the car's computer,
which may tell you of a bad sensor.

[1] <http://www.12v.org/maintenance/dtc.php>
[2] <http://www.ross-tech.com/>

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

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