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Help ! Engine wont start after fitting cruise control

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by subby, Jul 18, 2009.

  1. subby
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    Hi,

    Just fitted cruise control and all went well apart from i accidentally shorted the battery out whilst doing something....stupid and regrettable but now the engine wont start.

    Here are the fault codes from the engine module, sharware so might not be much use but someone might have had the same problem.

    VAG-COM Version: Release 409.1-S

    Control Module Part Number: 8N0 906 018 BH
    Component and/or Version: 1.8L R4/5VT 0001
    Software Coding: 10710
    Work Shop Code: WSC 01236
    Additional Info: WAUZZZ8L221009762 AUZ7Z0A2002274
    6 Faults Found:
    17951 - Angle Sensor 1 for Throttle Actuator (G187): Signal too Small
    P1543 - 35-00 - -
    17580 - Shareware Version. To Decode all DTCs
    P1172 - 35-00 - Please Register/Activate
    17987 - Shareware Version. To Decode all DTCs
    P1579 - 35-00 - Please Register/Activate
    16622 - Manifold Pressure / Boost Sensor (G31): Signal too High
    P0238 - 35-00 - -
    16497 - Shareware Version. To Decode all DTCs
    P0113 - 35-00 - Please Register/Activate
    16502 - Shareware Version. To Decode all DTCs
    P0118 - 35-00 - Please Register/Activate

    Thanks
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  2. j4jon
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    Have you checked all the fuses, including the ones on the battery?
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    A google revealed

    17951 - Angle Sensor 1 for Throttle Actuator (G187): Signal too Small
    P1543 - 002 - Lower Limit Exceeded
    17580 - Angle Sensor 2 for Throttle Actuator (G188) Signal too Low
    P1172 - 002 - Lower Limit Exceeded
    17987 - Throttle Actuator (J338): Adaptation Not Started
    P1579 - 35-00 - -
    16622 - Manifold Pressure / Boost Sensor (G31): Signal too High
    P0238 - 35-00 - -
    16497 - Intake Air Temp. Sensor (G42): Signal too High
    P0113 - 35-10
    16502 - Engine Coolant Temp. Sensor (G62): Signal too High
    P0118 - 002 - Lower Limit Exceeded
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    sorted now, 80 pole section of the ecu plug wasnt seated properly. Cleared codes and hey presto. she lives!

    Now to see if cc works !
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    Also a worthy investment in the proper vagcom might help you out with these issues & further work/diag you may be doing from now on.
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    Yep next on my list :)

    Cruise control works !
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