05 passat tdi starter wiring have hot wire to starter , trigger wire , but there is another wire maybe 8gauge or so that i cannot prove if its a hot wire or needs to be grounded ,

Asked by Apr 13, 2017 at 06:53 PM about the 2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS TDi Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

tdi engine was removed about 1 year ago and a used one was going to be
install but things came up and now i'm fuzzy on the function of this 3rd wire
with a regular terminal that would go over the stud where the battery wire is
on the solenoid but i feel this could be a heavy ground wire , testing with
ohm meter and test light did not prove anything .  i' m a ford master tech
and v/w is out of my comfort zone ,  thank you for any help

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hi, i put in my google search and found several wiring dia.... > 05 passat tdi starter wiring diagram

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1 of many > /www.slideshare.net/vwmaster/passat-b5-3b6- convenience-wiring-diagram

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http://www.commandocaralarms.com/wiring/2005- 2006/Volkswagen/Passat/2105.html

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