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Kneale Brownson 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!!!!!
>Many thanks
>P.S the car has been stood for nearly a year....
>1991 V8Q 3.6 (PT) Auto
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