[V8] Speed sensor problem?
cwurts12 at mindspring.com
Fri Jun 10 22:29:07 EDT 2005
Seems like your actions prove the theory. The next item I would be
thinking would be MAF. FWIW.
On Jun 9, 2005, at 9:07 PM, Ingo Rautenberg wrote:
> Let me preface with the fact that temps here have been in the low 90's
> week and high humidity.
> So we had a heck of a downpour here yesterday to the point where the
> drains couldn't handle the water and after driving through a few of
> roadway "ponds," I pulled over and waited out for the waters to
> About this time my car began exhibiting rough running conditions, or
> accurately, bogging-down. So I checked my previous boging-down
> (dist caps, TP sensor, etc and all showed no signs of water.
> bogging down on the way home. Every time, I shut the car off (if it
> already stalled), it starts right up. So I think water ingress
> and hopefully gone by morning.
> Not so. Symptoms persist throughout the day. I bring the V8 5 speed
> to my
> local Audi guy and he hooks up the VAG-COM and nada. Test drive it
> and no
> problems. Return to work and then attempt to leave a few hours later.
> starts fine, but immediately bogs down and stalls. Happens a few more
> and I immediately remember the bottle of cold water on the sensor trick
> (though used for the crank position sensor for no-start problem IIRC.
> it worked. No problems all the way home. So sounds like heatsoak/bad
> sensor to me. Whattaya think?
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