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1993 VW Golf diesel stalls/blows #15 fuse wh engine revs too high

This is in two parts: PROBLEM and YOUR HELP, many thanks (and Happy New Year).!

PROBLEM:
I have a 1993 VW Golf diesel, which has recently developed a stalling problem.

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The local (non-VW) garage identified the immediate cause of the stall as a blown #15 fuse. Their attempt to solve the problem was apparently limited to trying to get the fuse to blow. They couldn't get the fuse to blow, and accordingly were unable to identify the root cause. Since then, I've been replacing the fuse when it blows, and that solves the problem in the short term.


Yesterday, the problem worsened; the fuse blew, but the car still didn't start when I replaced the fuse.


I don't think it's the battery, because the lights, dashboard, fans, and radio all work even after the car stalls.


I don't think it's a result of cold weather, because the problem started in early October (when the overnight temperature was probably 5C/ 40F).


That said, my recollection is that the blown fuse typically occurs shortly after I've started the car, so it may be correlated with a cold engine.



YOUR HELP:
1) Point me to/ provide a list of all the circuits and fuses in the 1993 VW (i.e. not just the #15 fuse) so that I have an idea which electrical circuits go through which fuses..
2) Suggest any possible root causes and diagnostics.


Many thanks!

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  • TheLastLion Jan 01, 2009

    That's the wiring diagram, thanks - still hoping to get suggestions/ diagnostics for the root cause!

  • TheLastLion Jan 03, 2009

    My apologies - As I look at it, it appears that the rating applies to all responses
    collectively. I thought it would apply to individual posts.

    The "Inappropriate" rating was intended to go against the SECOND comment (which looked like it was posted by a bot).

    I had thought I had rated yours "Helpful" - I certainly indicated so in my own comment ("That's the wiring diagram, thanks - still hoping to get suggestions/ diagnostics for the root cause!") - but obviously screwed up. Sorry!

    To other posters: Please keep other responses coming!

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Heres the wiring diagram Good luck hope it helps. 1993 VW Golf diesel stalls/blows #15 fuse wh engin - 3fd6605.gif06cae1993 VW Golf diesel stalls/blows #15 fuse wh engin - b42942d.gifss=2fe9f8e.gi1993 VW Golf diesel stalls/blows #15 fuse wh engin - 15d885c.gif_mi1993bf7b1dc.gif11847ef.gif15d885c.gif39ee2a7.gif1c9ad7b.gife51076e.giff27a36e.gif2aaaad4.gifd177d4f.gifaa762d0.gif34dc92b.gif

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    John Weathers Jan 01, 2009

    http://alldatadiy.com/ you can go to this site and buy a subscription for your car. It will have all the info you are looking for. It's good for 1 year and well worth the money if you like to fix your own car.

  • John Weathers
    John Weathers Jan 03, 2009

    Why would you rate this as inappropriate. I sent you the complete wiring diagram that shows everything you asked for. If you can't read a wiring diagram don't take it out on me. An inappropriate rating is whats inappropriate.

  • John Weathers
    John Weathers Jan 04, 2009

    No the second comment was from me to. You should try alldata. I swear it will have everything you need to get your car fixed. I own quite a few subscriptions because I own a repair shop and I use them whenever I have a problem like yours. Component locations, wiring diagrams and all test procedures even technical service bullitens that only the dealers get. There could be a bulliten for your problem.

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