4kq Thermo Time Switch lifespan...

Huw Powell audi at humanspeakers.com
Mon Feb 10 14:39:27 EST 2003

>   I'm in the process of getting my Ebay '87 on the road- wheelbearings
> (fun) and cold start issues.  I'm getting no voltage at the CSV connecter
> (the female end, natch) after operating the starter on a cold engine which
> according to the Bently indicates a failed TTS.  Normally I'd just buy a
> new
> component, but this one costs $75.   My q's:
> 1.  do they fail?  or, is this likely the issue?
> 2.  is there some other thing that costs less than $75 and could be failed?
>   Note:  ECU thermosensor is new, CSV fires fine when battery voltage is
> applied.

the CSV has constant power while the key is on; it is *grounded* by the
thermo time switch.  see if that information gets you any closer to a
solution to the problem.

Huw Powell



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