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G450 replacement and adaption?

@udi A3 Dec 30, 2012

  1. @udi A3

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    Ive just found the following on a friends A4 2008 3l v6 quattro

    Sunday,30,December,2012,13:54:38:05185
    VCDS Version: Beta 12.10.1
    Data version: 20121121


    5162 - Diesel Particle Filter; Differential Pressure Sensor

    P2453 00 [237] - Implausible Signal
    MIL ON - Confirmed - Tested Since Memory Clear
    Freeze Frame:
    Fault Status: 00000001
    Fault Priority: 2
    Fault Frequency: 1
    Mileage: 131863 km
    Date: 2008.04.10
    Time: 21:07:57

    Now googling around suggests this sensor needs calibrating/adapting when replacing, what is the process for doing this?

    Ive checked the soot level and it was around 14g, but with a dodgy sensor that might not be accurate. The car doesnt seem down on power, the engine light and coil light come on shortly after resetting though.

    Thanks, tom.

    EDIT:

    Engine was recently replaced with a second hand unit (sucked up water), if the replacement engine had a g450 on it, would this need calibrating to the cars ecu? In effect if this happened, could putting the original sensor back on fix it?
     
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2012
  2. NHN

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    Implausible signal usually denotes its got an issue with sensor, not neccessarily needs calibrating, by these guys advice who are fairly well knowledged, they say replace sensor & force regen, cant guarantee will fix but its definitely the best way forward IMHO.

    Audi A4 2.0 TDI 170 MY2009 DPF fault codes
     
  3. @udi A3

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    I did find that thread on google, and they suggest calibrating it. from vcds menu I could see a reset learnt values, maybe thats the one. Car developed a fuel leak so wasnt able to complete a regen, but the new senser has been ordered now.
     
  4. @udi A3

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    To answer my own question,

    After fitting the g450 sensor adaption is simply as follows:
    Select engine (01)
    Login or coding 11
    Type 30605 in the box and login.

    Close controller,exit vcds. Switch ignition off ( i jumped out and locked the car for 30 seconds to be sure to send everything to sleep.

    Job done.
     

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