[A4] A4 Digest, Vol 53, Issue 16
tyson at up-times.com
Thu Mar 20 23:56:31 PDT 2008
Guys, all of this is fascinating, but in no way helpful in
troubleshooting as to why my Cruise Control does not work. A few months
ago when I asked, I was told, "Get Vag-Com". Now that I have it, are you
guys telling me that the CC system is stand-alone and has no diagnostic?
Technical Director, Uptime Technical Solutions LLC.
tyson at up-times.com
From: a4-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:a4-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf
Of Derek Pulvino
Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2008 3:03 PM
To: Rocky Mullin
Cc: a4 at audifans.com
Subject: Re: [A4] A4 Digest, Vol 53, Issue 16
That was sarcasm hence the provided definition for my application of the
On the lingering throttle trivia, I've got the good old fashioned cable
on my car. It's a 99.5 w/V6. Found the drive-by-wire (electronic)
system to be really unsatisfying when I was test driving other cars in
conjunction with my vehicle purchase.
> CC: a4 at audifans.com
> From: caliban at sharon.net
> To: dbpulvino at hotmail.com
> Subject: Re: [A4] A4 Digest, Vol 53, Issue 16
> Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2008 14:22:32 -0700
> "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:
> > FWIW,
> > 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
> > codes
> > To: Tyson Varosyan <tyson at up-times.com>
> > Cc: a4 at audifans.com
> > Message-ID: <47E2343D.6070503 at rvanderhoff.org.uk>
> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
> > 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
> >> tried a bunch of "modules" and none of them had anything to do with
> >> the
> >> 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
> > are
> > being sane.
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