[Vwdiesel] injector pump shutoff solenoid wiring
sshourds at flash.net
Sun Apr 27 12:25:48 PDT 2008
James Hansen wrote:
> Just in case it hasn't been mentioned, I'll do so.
> The wire is direct from keyswitch UNFUSED. If you short this wire to
> ground, it is bad.
> Every last one should have some kind of mechanical restraint (zip tie,
> etc)on the wire to keep vibration from killing the wire where it is
> crimped on, then it falls off, and shorts, and all the smoke escapes
> from the wiring harness from keyswitch to solenoid.
> I second the wiring harness connector nomination for the "POS Award" as
> made by Sandy.
Been there, done that. '85 Jetta, late on a dark rainy night an hour
and a half from home. You can make that wire glow like a light bulb
filament. I figure I was seconds from burning up the car and starting a
very long walk home.
I guess I need to go check my turbo oil lines now too....
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