Audi 100/A6

1990-1997 of release

Repair and car operation

Audi 100/A6
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 3.2. Diesel engines
+ 3.3. Removal and partition of engines
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 5. Heating and ventilation
+ 6. Fuel system
+ 7. Exhaust system
- 8. Systems of start, ignition
   + 8.1.1. Introduction
   + 8.2. Ignition system (petrol engines)
   + 8.3. System of prestarting heating (diesel engines)
   + 8.4. System of production of exhaust gases
+ 9. Transmission
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Suspension brackets, steering
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Good advice


8. Systems of start, ignition

8.1. Systems of start of the engine and accumulator additional charge

8.1.1. Introduction


The system of electric equipment has working tension of 12 volts of negative grounding.

On cars the accumulator which is demanding small maintenance or not demanding maintenance is established. The accumulator is recharged by the generator receiving a drive from a pulley of a cranked shaft.

The starter with preliminary gearing has involving relay which brings a leading gear wheel into gearing with a gear wreath of the flywheel/leader of a disk at engine start.


At work with system of electric equipment it is necessary to observe the following precautionary measures not to damage semi-conductor devices and not to be traumatized.

Always remove rings, hours and other metal subjects at work with electric equipment system.

Do not mix a wire of connection of the accumulator.

Do not disconnect the accumulator, the generator, connecting wires or devices at the working engine.

Do not check operation of the generator, concerning with a target wire of "weight" of the car.

Always disconnect a wire of the minus plug of the accumulator before work with electric equipment system.

Before use of the electrowelding equipment, disconnect the accumulator, the generator and all electronic control units.