1998 AUDI QUATTRO NO POWER TO THE SOLENOID

  • Tiny
  • jeffseybold
  • 1998 Audi Quattro

Electrical problem
1998 Audi Quattro V8 All Wheel Drive Automatic 77,000 miles

I replaced the transmission on my 1998 audi a8 Quattro, new neutral safety switch, new starter, If I turn on the key and go to the starter and jump it, FIRES RIGHT UP, but from the key. Nothing. The power wire for the solenoid. Nothing. Maybe a Relay. Help

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 AT 3:45 PM

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  • rasmataz
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Hi jeffseybold, Welcome to 2carpros and TY for the donation

Check and test the starting interlock relay-see pic below


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_s1_43.jpg




http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_s2_40.jpg

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Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 AT 3:57 PM
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  • jeffseybold
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I have opened the floor board, What I have in my Schematics are not even close, I just need to know which one?

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Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 AT 6:24 PM
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  • rasmataz
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Its on no.4 see below


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_starter_relay_audi_1.gif

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Sunday, April 4th, 2010 AT 3:59 PM
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  • jeffseybold
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Sir, On my 1998 Audi A8 Quattro, # 4 and # 5 are Vacated?

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Sunday, April 4th, 2010 AT 5:07 PM
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  • rasmataz
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My references Mit1 and Alldata gives me the same location for the starting relay both for A8 and A8 Quattro

Also there's no neutral safety switch for both-The starting circuit starts at the ignition switch then thru the starting relay and straight to the starter-after the central locking and alarm system/interior light delay module located left side of luggage compartment near wheelwell grounds the starting relay to complete the starting circuit.

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Monday, April 5th, 2010 AT 2:32 AM

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