5KTQ Headlight Wiring
Stephane.Livolsi at investorsgroup.com
Tue Nov 7 09:52:21 EST 2000
OK, I accept that my thinking is incorrect and thanks to all who provided
opinions and info.
> From: Huw Powell[SMTP:audi at mediaone.net]
> Sent: November 6, 2000 9:36 PM
> To: quattro at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: 5KTQ Headlight Wiring
> > I understand what you are saying but a while ago, hunting down an
> > gremlin I put my multimeter to some of the fuses and I got 12V..dead on,
> > while the car was running. This leads me to believe that somewhere
> > the battery and the fuse block is a 'decent' voltage regulator which
> > the voltage down while the engine is running.
> nah... it was just coincidence, and not really even that because...
> > Once the engine is shut off,
> > you would only have 12V because it's coming from the battery only, and
> > the alternator.
> the battery is a 12.6 volt device so the no load, not running voltage
> should be 12.6.
> the on board voltmeters (ok, their accuracy is suspect) in my Audis
> routinely read 13-14.5 volts (the 14.5 is with a lucky find of an odd
> voltage regulator in my parts box). In fact, the 90Q reads a very stiff
> 13.5 regardless of load. impressive, really, compared to the Audis of
> the past!
> Huw Powell
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