[V8] Poor running Audi V8

c.skoog c.skoog at swipnet.se
Tue Oct 21 13:15:50 PDT 2008

I did check with an ohmmeter today but didn't got any reading, does it 
have to be connected to the cars wiring
while testing?


urq skrev:
> You can do a basic check with an ohmmeter.  With the dizzy out of the car
> you can power the thing up and verify that the sense output goes from high
> to low as the rotor spins ... 
> Should I need to reclaim my non-functional distributor I will attempt a
> repair before replacing ... can't break it any worse is my motto ... 
> Steve B
> San José, CA (USA)
> -----Original Message-----
> Just what I was afraid of.
> Is there a way to test the hall sender when the distributor is out of
> the car, I have a spare one from
> another engine?
> Chris
> Scott Phillips skrev:
>> It looks like the hall sender is the culprit. It's not normally the
>> wiring to the hall sender (on the passenger distributor), rather that
>> the plug on the distributor has become brittle and the three (very)
>> small wires under it break. I don't believe that the sender can be
>> replaced without sourcing a replacement distributor. 
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