[V8] Fault code 2341
irautenberg at comcast.net
Thu Apr 14 23:18:50 EDT 2005
Glad to help. I would unplug the 02 sensor first. The engine will run on a
default program. If it is the 02 sensor, you'll likely get better fuel
mileage with it unplugged. You say Australia. Did you convert for us over
here from liters? I hope that's not Imperial Gallons! Has it gotten
cooler where you are? You're looking at winter soon, correct? How about
the thermostat? Engine warming up nicely or slowly?
Can't help with the manual, but i'm sure someone here can :-)
----- Original Message -----
From: <pdlord at talent.com.au>
To: <V8 at audifans.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2005 10:58 PM
Subject: [V8] Fault code 2341
> Hey guys, an excellent V8 resource. Very much appreciated when you're on
> other side of the world (Australia) where there are VERY few V8s!
> My 1990 3.6 auto has pretty high fuel consumption (about 12mpg around
> has smoky exhaust haze (a grey colour, does not smell like oil, seems a
> consistant volume from idle to redline) most noticable when the engine is
> (though noticed a black pool of moisture on the ground under exhaust when
> cold)and occasional slight hestitation accelerating off-idle.
> Thanks to this site, made a test light, pulled the 2341 code. So it could
> several things, but how can you individually test the FPR and 02 sensor?
> of these is the most likely culprit, I reckon).
> Compression test done recently, all at 190-200psi, fuel filter replaced
> 6mths/3000miles ago by previous owner. Fuel pump is noisy, will check
> screen but over rather than underfuelling seems to be the problem.
> Okay, my plan was check connections to 02 sensor and FPR, but are there
> values you can check with a mulimeter to see if the component is
> I have a Bentley for my 1992 Passat GL16v, which I have been using for the
> as a diagnostic (systems are similar) but obviously it has limitations.
> know of a GOOD manual for the V8?
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