[A4] A4 Digest, Vol 53, Issue 16
caliban at sharon.net
Thu Mar 20 14:22:32 PDT 2008
"drive by wire" = electronic.
pre 99.5 (maybe inclusive?) is DBW. i remember that was what
everyone was talking about when i got my 2000 A4 avant new.
On Mar 20, 2008, at 12:50 PM, Derek Pulvino wrote:
> Actually, the 2.8 from 98 is an old fashioned "drive by wire" system
> (i.e. cable to throttle).
> I think they changed to electronic late 99/2000.
> derek p
> Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2008 09:54:05 +0000
> From: Richard van der Hoff <quattro at rvanderhoff.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [A4] Just got my VAG-COM and need help understanding
> To: Tyson Varosyan <tyson at up-times.com>
> Cc: a4 at audifans.com
> Message-ID: <47E2343D.6070503 at rvanderhoff.org.uk>
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> Tyson Varosyan wrote:
>> Hi Guys,
>> The car is a USDM 98 A4Q 2.8
>> #2 My Cruise Control never worked. When I posted about it on this
>> list a
>> few months ago the answer was, "get a Vag-Com". Now I have one but I
>> tried a bunch of "modules" and none of them had anything to do with
>> cruise control... How do I troubleshoot this?
> The 2.8 has an electronic throttle, yes? The cruise control is
> controlled by the engine module in that case... Some of the display
> values concern cruise control - have a look at them and see if they
> being sane.
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