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In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> STEADIRIC@aol.com writes:
> >Can anyone offer suggestions on how to proceed in finding elect. short in
> >main fuse #12- 1987 5000csq Five seconds after start-up fuse blows. Any
> >help appreciated.
> Check the backup light wiring harness where it goes over the tranny to
> the backup light switch.... I'd bet that where the short is. BTDT.
I had that problem. I was reminded of Isaac Asimov's "The Endocrinic
Properties of Resublimated Thiotimoline" - in my case the fuses would blow
almost _before_ I put them in. 5 seconds is a long time for #12 to survive
wuth a dead short.
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club