[Vwdiesel] Posessed Quantum Starter

David Cook vwdieselbunny at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 25 01:31:35 EDT 2005

I'd say it has something to do with connections
getting bad in the car's old age.

Also, heat can do funny things to electrical
connections.  I know many an Air-Cooled VW person who
has installed a relay in his/her starting system.


--- LBaird119 at aol.com wrote:

> I appreciate the confirmation of the 
> voltage drop idea.  I think that a relay is the way
> to go.
>   NOW, I wonder what's the cause of the problem?  Of
> course neither 
> vehicle did this when new. I put in a new starter
> and that helped due 
> to the bad condition of the original but there's
> still a bit of a problem. 
> Fuse/relay panel?  Seems to be an inline engine body
> style problem 
> only.  I only have wiring diagrams for Dasher up to
> about '76 anybody 
> have ones covering the Quantum and Dasher diesels?
>     Loren
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David Cook
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