No Start Issue on the 20V

Paul Caouette paxnobis at
Wed Aug 8 21:16:28 PDT 2012

OK Folks. She's running......just needed some petrol.

And there was a ground open........on the harness right by the left rear
tail light......

Thanks all.

Tomorrow I take it out for a ride......

On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 6:24 PM, Huw Powell <audi at> wrote:

> I would definitely try adding a few gallons of fresh fuel.
> Did the weird parking light issue come back?
> On 8/8/2012 7:26 PM, Paul Caouette wrote:
>> I finally finished splicing the left rear quarter on to Veronica. It's
>> been
>> a month (or so). I reconnected the battery and tried, unsuccessfully, to
>> start her this afternoon.
>> The symptoms:
>> The engine fires and goes to idle for less than one second and then dies.
>> I
>> was able to repeat that performance about eight times. (could of done more
>> but it really wasn't looking like it would clear our.
>> Some strange things were happening with the parking lights as well. They
>> stayed on when I turned the key to off but did not come back on when I
>> disconnected and then reconnected the battery.
>> I checked the plugs I had disconnected when I cut out the rear quarter.
>> That included rear tail lights and the connector to that red box that
>> normally sits against the quarter panel.
>> Can't imagine what changed in the short time I had her up.
>> Could it be a simple case of not having fuel.?????
>> I drove the car into the garage with the tank pretty much on empty.
>> The battery was disconnected while I did all the body work including the
>> MIG welding.
>> Any ideas out there?
>> connectiions After having Veronica on the blocks for about a month I
>> finally finished the
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