[V8] 90 200tq 10v - Total loss of electrical power

Grant Lenahan glenahan at vfemail.net
Sun Nov 22 10:45:20 PST 2009

loose ground?

Loose wire to harness?


the famous ignition switch in one of its many varieties of failure?

On Nov 22, 2009, at 12:42 PM, Brian K. Ullrich wrote:

> Hey guys,
> Update on my '90 200tq project. I got everything back together  
> underside and
> the car is tight. Runs well, but has a weird buck at 1.7bar. Also,  
> seems to
> idle a little rough and probably rich as it failed an emissions  
> test this
> morning. All that is minor right now.
> The REAL head-scratcher is that on the way back from the inspection  
> station,
> I stopped at a convenience store, and when I came back out, there  
> was no
> electrical power in the car at all. Turned the key; nothing. No  
> accessory
> power, no lights, nada. It is like there is no battery in the car.
> So, the car is stuck at the store, my shop manuals are behind  
> locked doors
> at the wrench's shop, and I'm stumped. Any ideas?
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Grant Lenahan
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