[audi20v] Re: overheating

Peter Schulz peschulz at cisco.com
Mon Aug 25 17:56:28 EDT 2003

At 01:51 PM 8/25/2003 -0700, you wrote:

>> From: Peter Schulz <peschulz at cisco.com>
>> the ECU and Temp gauge get  temperature information from the Multifunction
>> temperature sender ofrMFTS, which is on the left side of the engine, below and
>> forward of the distributor
>Wrong, Peter.  Neither the MPI nor the Motronic ECUs derive coolent temp
>info from the MFTS.  Both use a dedicated sensor located on the back of the
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If thats the case why does removing the lead to the MFTS in some cases restore boost (part of diagnosing a bad MFTS)?


Peter Schulz
1990 CQ (awaiting S2 3b engine transplant)
1991 200 20v TQW indigo mica
1991 200 20v TQW titanium grey
Chelmsford, MA USA
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