Re: Volvo, VW, same first letter, same fuel injection problem. :)
(Just) Allan wrote:
> Hi folks... I (also) have a 1982 air cooled, fuel injected
> transporter van.
> For a couple of years now the battery will go flat after a few days.
> I inserted a multimeter between the battery and one lead, removed all
> fuses and made sure nothing else was powered (it has no clock for
> Sure enough, there was still a current draw - about 130mA. So back to
> the engine bay I went... I unplugged every plug, wire & harness one
> at a time. The culprit was in the last one I unplugged - (amazing how
> that always happens to me, how about anyone else?) : )
The step that gives a response is usually the last step anyone takes in a diagnistics
procedure, unless he starts out thinking there may be more than one problem.
> Anyway - the fault is in the Jetronic fuel injection box. I *think*
> it's an LH Jetronic, since the injectors are powered, so it can't be
> K-Jet. Anyway, I removed the cable from injection box socket, no
> current draw. Replace, 130mA drain again.
> I don't suppose this is a common fault, or anyone would know what
> faulty component I should be looking for?