[ba] 89 90 hot-start problem. [VERY odd]
matt_20v at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 9 20:01:46 EDT 2002
May I suggest the first step would be to loosen and
reseat all the connectors in the power path?
Connectors are very vulnerable to a combination of
age and temperature.
Steve B's input re. the main ground strap is also
professional EE, amateur mechanic
--- j fizz <iin10ded at hotmail.com> wrote:
> "too hot to transmit juice"?? is there such a thing?
> it does make an elegant
> sort of sense..
> thanx dan. ill poke around with ye ol soldering
> >The answer is simple grasshopper....
> >the engine compartment is too hot.... the wires
> leading from the battery to
> >the starter, or from the ignition switch to the
> starter or some where in
> >that loop are too hot to transmit then necessary
> juice to turn over the
> >starter... E.G. when its cold it starts up fine,
> when its hot ....
> >I may be wrong, but.. last time I checked wire is
> cheaper than most
> >PS had the same problem on my 82 WV rabbit... no
> one in California could
> >it or even know what the problem was.. when I went
> off to school at Arizona
> >State... the mechanic knew right away and fixed it
> for $40.00 took him 15
> >Dan Hamren
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