Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2012 11:53:18 -0800
Reply-To: neil n <musomuso@GMAIL.COM>
Sender: Vanagon Mailing List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: neil n <musomuso@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: WAS: Starter Motor... Failure: NOW: 50 Circuit Weirdness. ECU
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
Thanks for clarification of what the #1 wire to ECU does. Thinking
now, I see what you mean. Like I was able to bump start the van w/o
energizing that wire......
Ya I doubt it's the ECU. Bought it from Ben (Benplace.com). He
wouldn't send a faulty part. And as you suggest, very unlikely the ECU
is shorting things out. I pulled T2m as per Marks suggestion. Starter
still won't turn but the ! light still comes on (brake off)
I replied to Marks post.
On Sat, Dec 15, 2012 at 11:48 AM, Scott Daniel - Turbovans
> yeah, see Mark's post -
> For sure, try your other ecu back in.
> And ....that 'start signal' to the ECU does not 'energize the ecu' ..
> it's a signal to let the ecu know we're in starting mode - so the ecu will
> hold the injectors open longer sorta thing.
> it can start without that signal, just with more difficulty.
> As for the ecu sucking away power from that circuit ..I suppose that's
> possible but I sure have never heard of anything like that.
> On 12/14/2012 11:33 PM, neil n wrote:
> "Could there be a short in the ECU or elsewhere in the 50 circuit that
> is causing the 50 circuit to short thus causing the starter not to
> engage or turn?"
65 kb image Myford Ready For Assembly http://tinyurl.com/64sx4rp
'88 Slate Blue Westy to be named.
'81 VanaJetta 2.0 "Jaco" http://tubaneil.googlepages.com/
Vanagon VAG Gas I4/VR Swap Google Group:
Back to: Top of message | Previous page | Main VANAGON page
Please note - During the past 17 years of operation, several gigabytes of
Vanagon mail messages have been archived. Searching the entire collection
will take up to five minutes to complete. Please be patient!
Return to the archives
The vanagon mailing list archives are copyright (c)
1994-2011, and may not be reproduced without the
express written permission of the list administrators.
Posting messages to this mailing list grants
a license to the mailing list administrators to reproduce
the message in a compilation, either printed or electronic.
All compilations will be not-for-profit, with any excess
proceeds going to the Vanagon mailing list.
Any profits from list compilations go exclusively
towards the management and operation of the Vanagon mailing
list and vanagon mailing list web site.