[Vwdiesel] [Audi-VW-Diesels] '84 Quantum TD no start :(
rgreeley2 at hotmail.com
Sun Dec 31 09:56:47 EST 2006
I remember the discussion regarding adding individual wires to each gp
though don't recall the gauge
wire used for this modification.
>From: David Cook <vwdieselbunny at yahoo.com>
>To: Audi-VW-Diesels at yahoogroups.com, diesel list <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
>Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] [Audi-VW-Diesels] '84 Quantum TD no start :(
>Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2006 22:18:56 -0800 (PST)
>You don't have to remove the IP to R&R the glow plugs.
> It will make things much easier if you do remove the
>injector lines though. Have a magnet ready when you
>remove the bus bar for the GPs so you don't drop one
>of the nuts.
>Also, it is suggested by some that you run an
>individual wire to each GP so you can test them more
>easily and individually in the future.
>--- Andrew Buc <andrewbuc at staxman.net> wrote:
> > Just a progress report, although there's not a lot
> > of progress to
> > report. Battery is a group 41, 5 years old, but
> > tested out fine.
> > To answer a couple of folks' questions: It cranks
> > w/o firing, and
> > there's no white smoke from the exhaust, so I
> > suspect no fuel. When I
> > have daylight again tomorrow, I'll check out the
> > fusible link, now
> > that I have a pretty good idea of where it is. The
> > PO gave me a
> > spreadsheet of maintenance he'd done on the car, and
> > apparently he
> > replaced the glow plugs, but not the GPR, in the
> > last year and a half.
> > To get any farther, I'll need to get a continuity
> > tester or
> > voltmeter, and that could happen tomorrow.
> > Looking under the hood also raises a question: To
> > remove the glow
> > plugs, would the IP have to come off? There sure
> > isn't a lot of
> > clearance in there! I'm tentatively betting that it
> > isn't the glow
> > plugs, but you never know. I'm not confident of my
> > ability to R&R the
> > IP, and if it comes to that, I'll most likely take
> > the car to my
> > regular garage. Thanks.
>Red '86 Cabriolet Diesel Powered
>Red '90 g60 Corrado
>Brown and White '78 Westy Campmobile "Bear"
>and others in various states of disrepair
>Pictures here: community.webshots.com/user/superdave5599
>Do You Yahoo!?
>Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around
>Vwdiesel mailing list
>Vwdiesel at vwfans.com
Type your favorite song. Get a customized station. Try MSN Radio powered
by Pandora. http://radio.msn.com/?icid=T002MSN03A07001
More information about the Vwdiesel