'88 5kcstq throttle/brake cutout thing

Eyvind Spangen eyvind.spangen at c2i.net
Sat Dec 7 00:32:28 EST 2002

On Fri, 06 Dec 2002 16:17:09 -0700, you wrote:

>When I apply the brake and throttle at the same time on my '88 5kcstq, the engine cuts out
>as if there is some safeguard there, perhaps a response to the unintended acceleration
>Is that a "feature" of my car, or is something wrong with it?

The automatics were supposed to cut the fuel if if had boost pressure
at the same time as the brake was applied. This was done by a wire on
the ECU harness, which is supposed to be cut over on manual
transmission cars.. I think I read something about it on

E. Spangen
'86 Audi 100 2.2 CS quattro

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