[V8] no start
jward.v8 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 4 20:56:31 EST 2007
Did you check the voltage at the battery (or the climate control head)? If
there is a big voltage drop, I would suspect the battery cable interconnect
at the firewall. Who mentioned this as a problematic area few years ago...?
From: v8-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:v8-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of
Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2007 1:47 PM
To: dsaad at icehouse.net
Cc: v8 at audifans.com
Subject: Re: [V8] no start
I followed Bently procedures. It says at least 8 volts at the red
wire and at the one to the starter. I got more than 8 at both except
the one that goes to the starter fell off right away.
On 1/4/07, dsaad at icehouse.net <dsaad at icehouse.net> wrote:
> Did you see the 8 volts on the solenoid wire (small one) while cranking?
> That sounds a little low. You either have a bad battery or cable I would
> The next description of flaky voltage at the main post also says
> unless you are measuring at the wire that goes into the motor. In other
> past the switch which is inside the solenoid. If you are measuring past
> solenoid, you are probably looking at a bad solenoid. Someone just posted
> having burned contacts - and this is the exact symptom.
> Quoting Ed Kellock <ekellock at gmail.com>:
> > Got the car up and removed the belly pan last night. No apparent
> > interference by snow/ice. The connections and wires look solid and
> > basically clean.
> > I could see a slight twitch of the starter/solenoid when my helper
> > tried to start it so something's trying to happen there, just not sure
> > what.
> > I checked voltage at the starter trigger wire, 8+ volts. Then at the
> > post on the solenoid that supplies the starter with voltage. That was
> > flakey... with the key held in the start position, the voltage would
> > initially show 8+ volts then fluctuate, then drop to nothing. Not
> > sure if that's normal or if it matters.
> > Anyway, I plan to pull the starter tonight. Bentley says to come from
> > behind for the top bolt with an extension and a flex. Nobody who's
> > done the starter has lamented at how difficult it is, so I'll assume
> > the flex/extension step is not overly difficult/frustrating.
> > Ed
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