[s-cars] S6 starting problem

Rich Beebe rich at beebecomm.com
Wed May 18 20:22:18 EDT 2005

i don't know anybody with one, but i guess this is the best time
as any to buy one myself. it's weird, i'm still having a hard time
believing this all happened as abruptly as it did (since i was using
a battery charger to start the car earlier).

thanks bill.


> From: "Bill Mahoney" <wmahoney at disk.com>
> Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 17:05:20 -0500
> To: <s-car-list at audifans.com>
> Cc: <rich at beebecomm.com>
> Subject: [s-cars] S6 starting problem
> Rich,
> Could be a number of things and as such pulling codes would be a good first
> step in cases such as this.  Can you get use of a vagcom?
> Bill M
> From: "Mark Strangways" <Strangconst at rogers.com>
>> What have you done so far to determine what has failed ?
> as of now, the car appears to have no spark. i tested the plugs, but
> i'm not overly confident they were making good contact within the
> connectors. do they need to actually touch the 'spring', within the
> connector?
> there's also zero fuel delivery after the fuel filter. since things
> were fine the other day, i doubt it's a clogged filter. fuses are
> all fine.
> could i have possibly damaged the ECU or relays when jumping the
> car?
> rich

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