Wiring - was related voltage question
benswann at comcast.net
Wed Oct 19 21:53:41 EDT 2005
Yes, when mine died, it happened in stop and go traffic on a hot day with
AC. All this ended up putting extra load and the car began to run poorly
and then die. The ECU voltage becan to drop and I was getting some strange
random lights. I think if I'd been cruising it would not have happened, but
eventually it would have left me stranded.
Anyway, once it died that time, the only way I could get it restarted was to
hook a battery up in front of the car and jumper directly to the starter.
There was not enough good wire connectivity to get the starter to turn over,
and if I recall, even the solenoid wasn't operating even when i took the
feed off the big wire.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nick" <nick at beol.net>
To: "Ben Swann" <benswann at comcast.net>
Sent: Thursday, October 20, 2005 12:39 AM
Subject: Re: Wiring - was related voltage question
> I'll certainly give that a going over.
> Did you see Eric Kissell's post, he suggested the radiator fan drawing too
> much. I'll certainly investigate that, because even with just a/c (and the
> radiator fan) it seems to barely keep up, volts drop enough at stops to
> kill the radio!
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