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Date:         Thu, 13 Jul 2006 23:11:08 -0600
Reply-To:     Bob Stevens <mtbiker62@HOTMAIL.COM>
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From:         Bob Stevens <mtbiker62@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: [T2] help with starter relay? (odd, see pics)
Comments: To: chris <vanagon@FRONTLEFTSPEAKERPOSSE.COM>
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Suggestion: Since it appears that the primary problem is power TO your starter, and that is through the broken relay, get the new relay, slap it on, and try starting your van .... just for giggles. you MAY find that this is a relay-only problem and you can just keep the new starter on hand for eventual use. bob

> Wow, thank you. > > Funny, as im going to clean up my own and consider doing this hard start > relay, I come to find it already there. > > That is great news, all I need to do is replace the relay, install the > new starter and I should be starter happy for years to come. > > Id kinda sorta hoped that would be the case, and happy to have resources > like these to put these pieces together. > > > > > Old Volks Home wrote: > > Chris - > > > > Pictures are abit fuzzy, but looks similar (you have a Hella mfr'd one) > > to > > the Hard Start Relay setup I spoke of in an earlier post to you: > > > > > >> Finally, in worse case situations, a hard start relay goes a >long way > >> to > >> > > solving starter problems (Bosch WR-1 as an >example). I have one on > > each of > > my VWs, past & present. > > > > > >> For more info on this subject see my link: > >> > > > > > >>

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