[Vwdiesel] pulling the shutoff solenoid

Drew MacPherson drew at scirocco.cs.uoguelph.ca
Fri Feb 7 18:09:53 EST 2003

Maybe if it's a short drive.  I expect the current draw on this solenoid
would toast a 9V battery pretty quick.  Maybe a stack of D cells would be
better... :)

On Fri, 7 Feb 2003, Ken Oldrid wrote:

> I agree with Val. solenoid is shut without power. Supply power to
> open. I've heard that if your battery ever craps out, you could
> attach a 9 volt battery to this solenoid, push start your car, and
> drive home! Of course this would be in daylight with a short distance
> home.
> Ken
> >[ Converted text/html to text/plain ]
> >
> >Val,
> >
> >I think its sprung shut (extended) electromagnet open (withdrawn)
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