ECU resetting 200q20v digest

Brett Dikeman brett at
Mon Jul 1 16:02:09 EDT 2002

At 1:54 AM -0400 7/1/02, SuffolkD at wrote:

>A bad idea?


The ECU in our cars is -very- simply, 100% reset by simply pulling
the two fuses under the red plastic double-fuse shield marked
"MOTOR".  30 seconds should do it.

The proper way is to use VAG-COM or a VAG1551, since both can clear
the codes without erasing the adaptive memory.

"They that give up essential liberty to obtain temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Ben Franklin

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