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Re: [T3] Newbie--FI advice needed--Jim Adney

It's a '69.  I considered that maybe I was missing the first click.

> The first click is actually TWO relays closing at the same time: one under
> back seat, and the other under the dash. The second click is the one under
> dash releasing. Your third click is on the engine.
> Does this sound like what you have?
Yes it does.  third click is either on the engine or somewhere in the engine

 I will try the things that you say.  I'll have to study things and figure
out what goes where as far as the sensors being hooked up are concerned.
Will get back to you.

Jim Showker

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Adney" <jadney@vwtype3.org>
To: <type3@vwtype3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2005 8:20 PM
Subject: Re: [T3] Newbie--FI advice needed--Jim Adney

> On 16 Feb 2005 at 15:29, Jim Showker wrote:
> > The sequence we heard was not this.  it was (from the front) whir (maybe
> > seconds), Click.  Then from the back a soft click about 1.5 seconds
> This is puzzling, but I think you must have missed the very first click.
> first click actually happens the instant you turn the key on, THEN you
hear the
> whir, then the second click (and the whir stops.)
> I'm guessing that the soft click from the back is from the engine
> and that this is a '72 or '73 with EGR. The EGR has a separate timer which
> gonna ignore for purposes of the FI, as they are not interconnected.
> So..., it sounds like this is working correctly, but tell us what year
this is
> again.
> > There are two sensors disconnected and connected to the pots on the
> Check the sensors with an Ohmmeter. Anything other than zero or infinity
> likely to be good. Replace any that are not good (I have them if you can't
> them locally) and then reconnect.
> Make sure the pressure sensor hose is connected on both ends. You could
put a
> clean hose on the pressure sensor and suck on it, just to verify that it
> vacuum; you don't want it to leak, at least not too much.
> > We got it started. It runs very rich, that chug chug type of running,
> > lots of smoke and smell of gas.  At a high idle we measured 15.31v at
> > generator big post and 14.09 volts at the battery.
> Voltage sounds good. I'm actually surprised that it's that high at a mere
> idle, but this sounds good.
> Unplug the cold start valve, just to remove that as a possible source of a
> problem. If that seems to fix it, then we should look into that further
just to
> make sure that you've corrected the WHOLE problem.
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> Jim Adney, jadney@vwtype3.org
> Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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