[s-cars] UrS4 no start diagnosis
fastscirocco_2000 at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 4 19:52:50 PST 2009
Thanks for the input
I swapped out the fuel pump relay....nada
tried Mark Swanson's CPS workaround....nada
Looks like it's the pump, time to climb into the trunk, too bad
I don't have trunk monkey fuel pump edition!
Thanks again gentz
--- On Wed, 3/4/09, W. Bean <theringmeister at triad.rr.com> wrote:
> From: W. Bean <theringmeister at triad.rr.com>
> Subject: Re: [s-cars] UrS4 no start diagnosis
> To: "Scar" <s-car-list at audifans.com>, fastscirocco_2000 at yahoo.com
> Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 9:54 PM
> my bet is on the pump. I wrote a decently-long reply and
> somehow it got wiped when I went to hit send. Anyway, just
> make sure you give a gentle steady tug on the wires/fuel
> line so that you raise the pump up all the way in the basket
> so that the top of it is against the bottom of the clips.
> that way when you release one it'll almost pop out, and
> releasing the 2nd one will be easy. you may want to keep a
> little tension on the wires/line while you roll the
> forward-most clip outward with your thumb. that's what
> worked for me, after wrestling with it for 2 hours not
> realizing the pump was down in the basket just a little,
> such that when I released the clips (more like spreading
> them open if you will) the pump wasn't inclined to come
> out like it was when there was tension against the clips
> from the top of the pump resting up against the bottom of
> the clips.
> good luck....
> ---- chris chambers <fastscirocco_2000 at yahoo.com>
> > Gentz,
> > Patient is a 93 UrS4, was running fine with less than
> a 1/4 tank of fuel.
> > Come back out ot the car after being parked ~5 minutes
> and it
> > wants to start but won't start.
> > CPS was replaced ~30,000 miles ago, I don't
> suspect it is bad.
> > Poured in ~ 4 gallons of gas in case the gauge is off,
> same symptoms.
> > Gave it a squirt of starting fluid and it starts, runs
> and will rev
> > until it runs out of starting fluid. Give it another
> squirt and get
> > the same results.
> > Suspect I have a failed fuel pump, luckily it died in
> my driveway
> > and I have a spare.
> > Question 1. Is anything I should suspect other than
> the fuel pump?
> > Question 2. I've found the fuel pump replacemetn
> FAQ on audiworld
> > http://www.elektro.com/~audi/fuelpump/ however I
> don't understand
> > exactly how the pump comes out of the basket, reading
> this CnP
> > "Reach in, to the fuel tank and either use the
> VAG tool to loosen (anticlock wise) the fuel pump retaining
> basket OR unclip the fuel pump from the basket. Remember how
> everything is oriented. See photo. There are two clips one
> at 6 oclock and one at 12 oclock. You can only get one arm
> in the hole so do one clip at a time, eg. back and then
> front, lifting/twisting the fuel pump a bit, and then the
> other clip."
> > Am I simply supposed to wiggle/pull on the 2 tabs that
> appear to be C shaped (see pic)
> > Thanks
> > Chris
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> Wylie Bean
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> 90 cq
> 91 90q20v sport
> 92 UrS4
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