On Fri, 4 Nov 2011 19:47:45 +1000, "Scotty" <scot...@warmmail.com>
Put a 7 amp fuse in line and crank the engine. If it doesn't blow you
>"Bernd Felsche" wrote in message
>"Clocky" <notg...@happen.com> wrote:
>>> I'm trying to figure out the current draw by the starter solenoid,
>>> It's powered through the ignition switch in the Golf GTI but the 4mm
>>> So I assume it's sized to avoid voltage drop, which leaves me none
>>Why not put an ammeter in series?
>Because it could fry the poor thing ...
>/"\ Bernd Felsche - Innovative Reckoning, Perth, Western Australia
>I'd be VERY surprised if it was over 10 Amps to be honest. a 4 mm2 cable.
>Id be testing with an ammeter. 90% of ammeters have internal fuses
pretty well know it;s less than 12 amps (fuse can take about 60%
overcurrent for several seconds)
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