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Audi A4 Auto - Help with DTC codes - Car going in Limp mode

Winchmore May 27, 2012

  1. Winchmore

    Winchmore Member

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    Car goes in Limp Mode – DTC light

    #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

    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

    Capacitance Discharge (disconnecting the battery and shorting
    the terminals together) may help with 17976 not sure about the rest


    Need help - please advise

    New to the forum :)

    Sheffield S8
     
  2. Sandra

    Sandra Administrator Staff Member Administrator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Audi S3 quattro s tronic Platinum Supporter Audi Main Dealer

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    Welcome to ASN. One of the guys should be along shortly. Enjoy the forum. Have a :readit:through information available in threads.
     
  3. AR-rkon

    AR-rkon Mod back in a "B" Staff Member Moderator Regional Rep Team V6 Team Silver Audi A6 Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Looks as though your throttle potentiometer has failed. could be a simple fix (go to measuring blocks, enter 060, then click on "basic settings") to run the throttle alignment, or the throttle may be genuinely faulty.
     
  4. marty.h

    marty.h Member

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    Sounds like it needs a good clean out and the Adaptation re-done if the above does not sort it worth trying that before you go buying a new one.

    Did you try clearing the codes and see what ones return ?
     
  5. Winchmore

    Winchmore Member

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    Many Thanks !

    Going to get local garage to clean 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

    "Did you try clearing the codes and see what ones return " no will alos give it a go
     
  6. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    Check the wiring plug for corrosion.

    Mine had fault codes like that and there was some crust on the pins on the throttle body, i sprayed in some WD40 and plugged/unplugged it many times and that sorted it.
     

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