[V8] Throttle Valve Potentiometer

Shawn Head s4qtro at bellsouth.net
Sat Dec 13 05:12:57 EST 2003

Just taking some time looking through the factory manual and I noticed
something peculiar.  Whenever I check my VAG-COM readings, my Load Value is
always low.  It is supposed to be around 32, but it is constantly around 23.
The manual says that the TCU takes a load reading from the Throttle Valve
Potentiometer in order to calculate the proper amount of force to apply
while shifting gears.


Now, is it possible that an improper or intermittent signal could be causing
the stalling problem and load problem that I have been experiencing?



Shawn Head

'91 V8 Pearl/Nautica


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