Help with A4 Running Rich
paxnobis at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 14:06:01 PST 2013
Regrettably I don't have a reader....that will be my next "investment."
So I've been relying on the folks down the way who have been very n ice
about my occasional request...
So, I can't list them.
But he did try to clear using the VAG-COM and was totally flummoxed because
they wouldn't clear.\
I believe his static clear does require access to the computer via
Volkswagen to reprogram some of the "maps."
So, I certainly won't be doing the "static."
On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 1:41 PM, Andrew Muff <andrew at muffster.com> wrote:
> 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
> > 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
> > 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
> > some sort of short.
> > My Bentley shows O2 sensors for each bank but everything else seems to
> > with both banks.
> > What are we missing??
> > Any BTDT would be appreciated.
> > Thanks
> > Paul
> > 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
> > Coupe.....what was I thinking when I sold that one????
> > Paul Caouette
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