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kneale at coslink.net
Fri Nov 18 16:39:33 EST 2005
Hit the wrong button. Meant to add to last message that the shield
basically makes the sensors impossible to see. I had to get to them
(short, fat arms) from beneath the car. If you take the bolts (10 mm heads
if I remember correctly) holding the shield in place out, the sensors will
fall or slide out.
At 07:39 PM 11/18/2005 +0000, Peter Littlewood wrote:
>is it possible to see the RPM sensor with the engine in place and without
>the use of Xray vision?
>I've been told its close to the TDC sensor.
>I spent hours peering through holes today with my trusty maglite
>I need to test it as I suspect it to be at fault
>The car starts fine from cold runs fine untill it starts to get warm
>(between 5 and 15min) then cuts out the fuel pump and probably the ignition
>aswell (although I haven't checked this).
>The car will turn over but will not power the fuel pump relay. Whilst
>cranking the engine the needle on the tacho doesn't move at all.
>As soon as the engine is cold then it starts first time.
>Any advice would be gratefully recieved and may prevent premature
>does anyone have any tips on DIY fault diagnostis VAG COM or similar?
>thinking of trying to get my car and PC to talk to each other. to try and
>help me with ABS fault...
>but thats another story!!!!!
>P.S the car has been stood for nearly a year....
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