Help with A4 Running Rich
andrew at muffster.com
Fri Jan 18 12:41:44 PST 2013
Can you post all codes currently thrown. Also, I would highly recommend you clear the codes using the VAG-COM rather than shorting the power. Seems like a great way to blow up your ECU.
Unless of course, this is a Frankenstein because everyone knows that's the only way to animate a green monster. ;-)
On Jan 18, 2013, at 12:09 PM, "Paul Caouette" <paxnobis at gmail.com> wrote:
> Had to replace Timing chain tensioner for the 98 2.8 V-6. Right Bank
> (passenger side)
> Everything was perfect, engine ran smoothly, except I had a bit of an oil
> leak.so I had to pull it off and start over.
> It was misfiring on the right bank and I took it to our very reliable Audi
> guy for a code read. He saw lots of data and it didn't seem to make sense
> so he did a "static reset" ??? I gather you can disconnect the battery and
> short the postivie and negative leads to the battery and it drops all the
> codes (and perhaps lots more) to start afresh.
> It cleared the codes and the car ran well while cold ...when the air pump
> was working. Once warmed up it idles very badly.
> We pulled to cover and everything as far as timing seemed fine.
> He's stumped and thinks it might be that I pinched a wire (??) and getting
> some sort of short.
> My Bentley shows O2 sensors for each bank but everything else seems to deal
> with both banks.
> What are we missing??
> Any BTDT would be appreciated.
> 1991 Avant 20v Turbo (Veronica)
> 1998 Avant A4 2.8
> and so many others left behind......but the one I miss most is the 1993 UrQ
> Coupe.....what was I thinking when I sold that one????
> Paul Caouette
> sv Wild Iris (V40-133)
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