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90 V8Q "Surging"
-=> Jfried911 illuminates us with <=-
Jf> I'm new to this list. and to Q ownership...so go easy!
Jf> My '90 V8Q (is this the right notation?) with about 86k surges when
Jf> accelerating. It's most noticeable off the line up to about 30 mph,
Jf> and then again between 50 and 70.
Jf> Any ideas where to start looking for the problem?
The Oxygen Sensor and the Quattro Archives. This problem
was discussed extensively on the list in the past, and
the posts are probably all in the Archives somewhere.
A hall sensor, bad oxy sensor fuse amoung others have
been known to cause the surge.
When I changed the timing belt on my V8Q, I forgot to
replace the hall sender plug and left it disconnected
from the distributor. To my surprise, the car ran fine,
except that it surged, I never would have thought that the
car would still run!
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