Re: Sudden Power Loss
John S. Lagnese
jlagnese at massed.net
Mon Sep 15 18:50:16 PDT 2008
How do you reset the ecu? I only get 1.4 boost.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nathan Winters" <natewin at yahoo.com>
To: <200q20v at audifans.com>
Sent: Monday, September 15, 2008 6:38 PM
Subject: Re: Sudden Power Loss
> Thanks for the tip on the 'limp mode'. It's been over a year since I
> triggered one of those from boost and I'd completely forgotten about it.
> Not sure what did it this time though...
> I reset the ECU and all seems well again.
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Mike Miller <mikemilr at blackfoot.net>
> To: Nathan Winters <natewin at yahoo.com>; 200q20v at audifans.com
> Sent: Monday, September 15, 2008 4:58:47 PM
> Subject: Re: Sudden Power Loss
> This sounds a lot like "limp home mode" - can't
> make more than 1.3 bar as I recall. How's the MAF sensor?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Nathan Winters
> To: 200q20v at audifans.com
> Sent: Monday, September 15, 2008 11:59 AM
> Subject: Sudden Power Loss
> Friday I took the car to work and back, took it out that
> night as well then parked it all weekend. All was well.
> This morning
> the car seems to miss when accelerating.
> At speeds over 65 in 5th it doesn't
> cut out until the car develops about 5+ psi of boost.
> At lower speeds in 5th,
> 50 and under, it is losing power even under light throttle.
> In neutral I can
> rev all the way up, only under load does it exhibit this behavior (I feel
> I'm not describing it well enough, but hopefully I can get this across)
> car also idles without a problem.
> I blinked codes and the only one I have is
> a 2111 code which is related to RPM sensor.
> 2111 (Blink Fault Code),
> VAG1551/2 Fault Code Number 00513 RPM sensor Open or short circuit,
> Defective sensor & cables, metal fragments on flywheel teeth
> SJM states to make sure that the car is running (which I did) when
> checking codes so I don't get a false 2111 and I don't think that mine is
> Can anyone offer 1st hand experience as to what happens when this
> sensor starts to fail? Can I get some tips on where this sensor is and
> what is involved with
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