[s-cars] Re: Cranking problems...

Nick Stuart baredok at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 12:10:32 EDT 2005

One quick note, anyone have a picture of how the serpintine belt is
supposed to be routed? Want to make sure this is right as well, and am
lacking a bently.

On Apr 5, 2005 12:06 PM, Nick Stuart <baredok at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all. I (well my brother and I) just replaced the timing belt on
> my 92 S4, good thing we did too because we were able to just pull it
> off !eek!.
> Anyways, everything was running fine and dandy until yesterday. The
> car is now taking a lot of cranking to fire up, and only when its
> cold. If its been running, even for a short amount of time (like less
> then 5 mins) it will still fire right up.
> It never did this before, even in sub-zero temps when the FP would
> complain because it probably had some moisture in it. Everything
> besides the starting is running fine. Idles fine, pulls strong, no
> hesitation or nothing, and all temps reach normal as they did before.
> Haven't pulled the codes yet, but am going to try to tonight.
> And the battery is brandy new with in the last few months. Will the
> check voltage out though to see if its charging strong. Where should I
> place the multimeter for this? Right from the battery or somewhere
> else?
> Any ideas?
> Thanks for the help!
> Nick long starting S

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