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    Why does the car cut out when...

    .......aircon is switched on on idle.

    The revs start to drop and then car turns off.

    I have run vagcom and there is no fault codes.

    Any help please.

    Thanks
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    There is an idle speed compensator for the load placed by the AC compressor. Its clearly not working.
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    where is that exactly?

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    Quote Originally Posted by abdus View Post
    where is that exactly?

    in the car

    sorry i have no idea
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    Quote Originally Posted by rickparmar View Post
    in the car

    sorry i have no idea
    FAIL....

    should be in the engine compartment

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    When the aircon is switched on the ECU logs the change. Idle should be increased via the throttle body. If that isn't occuring, either the throttle body requires cleaning an re-aligning or you have a vacuum leak.

    Is your idle at all lumpy when the AC is off? Idle can be adjusted to raise it a little. Not sure if there is a separate idle setting for when AC is on, probably not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HTC View Post
    When the aircon is switched on the ECU logs the change. Idle should be increased via the throttle body. If that isn't occuring, either the throttle body requires cleaning an re-aligning or you have a vacuum leak.

    Is your idle at all lumpy when the AC is off? Idle can be adjusted to raise it a little. Not sure if there is a separate idle setting for when AC is on, probably not.
    Whilst on this subject, don't suppose you know if a 1.9 PD diesel motor has the same sort of thing? I'm having issues similar with my Passat.

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    idle is perfect when aircon is off.

    it only happens when aircon is on and some random times, it doesn't do it at all.

    I followed steps regarding throttle body re-alignment on vag-com, it said all was fine ADP OK etc...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jojo View Post
    Whilst on this subject, don't suppose you know if a 1.9 PD diesel motor has the same sort of thing? I'm having issues similar with my Passat.

    Thanks.
    Yes, if i remember correctly, there is a throttle bypass valve which opens and controls the idle speed, it get ****ted up and needs cleaning out.
    I may be thinking of another engine, maybe someone with EKTA installed can look at the intake diagram and confirm?
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    all sorted...

    throttle body needed a clean

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    oven cleaner is the best stuff to clean them with...
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