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Audi A4 Auto 1999 - Car goes in Limp Mode - DTC light - Code help #Sheffield

Winchmore May 27, 2012

  1. Winchmore

    Winchmore Member

    Hi i am new to the forum and hoping to learn a lot more soon :)

    car sometimes goes on limp mode on start (5mph) have to off and on and its ok. Did also have another problem when the engine was not firing on the first go...took a second go and it was ok.

    Got the Handheld U280 and got these results. looked most of them up on Ross-Tech

    Looking to do a Capacitance Discharge (battery ) on the 17976 error. Need advise on the rest please :)

    #1) 17976 x 2 -Not listed on Ross-Tech but may be re throttle

    #2) 17967/P1559/005465 - Throttle Body (J338): Fault in Basic Settings
    #3) 17972/P1564/005476 - Throttle Actuator (J338): Under-Voltage during Basic Setting
    #4) 17973/P1565/005477 - Throttle Actuator (J338): Lower Stop not Reached
    #5) 17950/P1542/005442 - Angle Sensor 1 for Throttle Actuator (G187): Implausible Signal
    #6) 17579/P1171/004465 - Angle Sensor 2 for Throttle Actuator (G188) Implausible Signal

    [TABLE="width: 593"]
    [TD="width: 64"]17967/P1559/005465 - Ross-Tech Wiki
    17972/P1564/005476 - Ross-Tech Wiki
    17973/P1565/005477 - Ross-Tech Wiki
    17950/P1542/005442 - Ross-Tech Wiki
    17579/P1171/004465 - Ross-Tech Wiki
  2. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

    Looks like an overall TB problem then, so I would check if this is connected ok 1st, then see if you get any readings of it, I would try to do a TBA, maybe the TB has become faulty & needs replacing.
  3. Winchmore

    Winchmore Member

    Many Thanks NHN!

    Going to get local to get it cleaned and reset.

    Will also get the spark plugs changed...not done for a long while. Which ones NGK or Bosch ....model? - V6 2.4 Auto engine

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