[s-cars] S6 starting problem-ECU fuse

Rich Beebe rich at beebecomm.com
Thu May 19 22:45:59 EDT 2005

From: Tom Green <trgreen at comcast.net>
> Not a far-fetched idea at all, Mark.   All this trouble started
> (methinks) from a
> bad battery, and then bad habits to compound the problem.
> Rich, you've been connecting and un-connecting the negative cable to
> what battery.   Last report, you didn't have a functioning battery.

all recent emails have been relative to a new battery. the problem
existed and continues through the replacement of the battery. i have
not checked the 5amp fuse after connecting the old battery again, but
i don't see that making a difference.
> There was a thread and a link to a web site for an ECU supplier if that
> becomes necessary.  Bob Myers, do you still have the link ?  My browser
> dumped all mine.   If the ECU is fried, it must be very near the
> input, because
> most of the circuit should not have power,  and certainly not power
> to external
> circuits.

when you say "most of the circuit", what does that reference? i'm
trying to determine if something, relative to the ECU, is still
functioning. thanks.


>> Mark Pollan offers:
>> Simple minds equate to simple thoughts so my simple thought is:  do
>> your
>> battery connections all check out?  Do you have a separate 12V
>> power source
>> to eliminate the power source as the cause?
>> Told you it was a simple thought.
>> Mark
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: s-car-list-bounces at audifans.com
>> [mailto:s-car-list-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of Rich Beebe
>> Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2005 7:30 PM
>> To: James Murray (QA/EMC); Bill Mahoney; 'Krasusky Paul (WQQ2PXK)'
>> Cc: audi s-cars list
>> Subject: Re: [s-cars] S6 starting problem - ECU fuse
>> i disconnected the battery after the 1st fuse blew when i tried to
>> put it in. doesn't make a difference - this thing is blowing fuses
>> no matter what the configuration.
>> rich
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