IA3+ issues

robert weinberg centaurus3200 at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 18 15:39:10 PST 2008

thanks austin. still learning here. the bosch thing on the passenger side on the manifold is the 02, correct? what the larger bosch thing (looks like a big 02 sensor) on the driver's side? 

anyway - the passenger side sensor was unplugged.


--- On Tue, 11/18/08, Austin Calise <yoda_audi at yahoo.com> wrote:
From: Austin Calise <yoda_audi at yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: IA3+ issues
To: 200q20v at audifans.com
Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2008, 3:10 PM

Robby, 200 20v's only have one 02 sensor. Not sure what connector was
Your torn breather could be a boost leak.


--- On Tue, 11/18/08, robert weinberg <centaurus3200 at yahoo.com> wrote:
From: robert weinberg <centaurus3200 at yahoo.com>
Subject: IA3+ issues
To: "200q20V mailing list" <200q20v at audifans.com>
Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2008, 4:48 PM

hi all,

i'm borrowing the IA3+ from ian. he's experienced the same thing with
his car.

sometime you stomp on it and you get thrown through the back window (i.e.
fast!). other times you jump on the gas and it doesn't give you that kick
the ass. still fast but no "pay-off" when you hit 4,000 rpm which is
typical of the IA3+.

on both our cars - engine pulls smoothly to redline. no studdering, smooth
idle. no check engine light.

my car - samco boost hoses, 034 billet bypass, new 02 sensors. i do have a torn
breather hose (just got an 034 silicone one to replace it - would that make any
difference?). ALSO, we noticed that one of the 02 sensor's was not plugged
in (the passenger side one). the connector was just dangling. who knows - maybe
the car was running super lean before and that's why it felt faster?

we'd like to check the boost, but booth out gauges are non-operational. i
did buy another IC - but haven't gotten around to the swap yet.

anybody else experience this?


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