[BiturboS4] RE: Clutch & starting

Ti Kan ti at amb.org
Mon Nov 11 01:38:18 EST 2002

I think this is a post M.Y. 1999 feature.  If I remember correctly
your Euro-spec S4 is older.

2003 A4 1.8T multitronic
2001 S4 biturbo 6-sp
1984 5000S turbo
1980 4000 2.0 5-sp
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Edwards, Dave writes:
> Really? Either it wasn't fitted or it's broken on my car. AFAIK depressing
> the clutch whilst starting is just good practice: Reducing starting load so
> potentially increasing reliability. I bet most people (in the widest sense)
> don't bother doing it.
> --__--__--
> Message: 2
> Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2002 09:48:23 -0800
> From: Michael Kuriger <michael at isuzu-mods.com>
> there is a switch on the clutch petal that interrupts the starter until you
> press it in.  you can simply short the 2 wires together to bypass this
> safety feature - or a good installer can wire a relay here to simulate
> pressing the clutch in so the remote starter works. (dont leave the car in
> gear or else it will drive away!)

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