faulty ECU pressure sensor?
bfoster at bu.edu
Sun Jun 2 20:15:20 EDT 2002
Altitude is sea level in Boston.
You are right, I am too observant...science background.
On Sun, 2 Jun 2002, Bernie Benz wrote:
> Did you just move to a higher altitude? I think that you are too observant
> and being too overly concerned. Just drive the SOB!
> > From: Bryan Foster <bfoster at bu.edu>
> > Date: Sun, 2 Jun 2002 18:09:54 -0400 (EDT)
> > To: 200q20v at audifans.com
> > Subject: faulty ECU pressure sensor?
> > Listers,
> > I have recently noticed that my stock boost gauge will intermittently show
> > 0.0 upon lift-off of the throttle and 0.2 at idle. Prior to this it would
> > always show 0.2 at lift-off and 0.4 at idle. I also noticed that the
> > reading upon turning the key to the 1st position has been 0.9 instead of
> > its usual 1.0. The only other piece to add is that my VDO boost
> > gauge reads a constant 17 inHg at idle no matter if the stock gauge
> > reads 0.4 or 0.2. Could this be a faulty pressure sensor at the ECU? I
> > have not modified the ECU. If this is the case, could this be fooling the
> > computer and hurting anything? Car runs great during these intermittent
> > periods. Is there something else that could be the problem, like the
> > stock gauge?
> > I will probably be modifying the ECU within a month or so.
> > Thanks for your help,
> > Bryan Foster
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