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how to turn tick over up

Discussion in 'VCDS (formerly VAG-COM) forum' started by tdi-man, Apr 1, 2011.

  1. tdi-man

    tdi-man Well-Known Member

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    any body know how to turn idle up ?
     
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  3. mike foster

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    Yep - I did a write up about this some 6-9 months ago !

    I'll see if I can find it !

    EDIT - here it is :-

    This is for version 908 :-
    Ignition on - engine off

    Select Engine controller 01
    Select Measuring blocks 08
    Select 'Go' in Group 1
    Start Engine ( you may be able to start engine earlier but I don't )
    Hit 'Turbo' button at top of page
    Select 'Done'
    Select Adaptation - 10
    Change channel to 06 and hit 'Read'

    First figure shows actual rpm
    Stored value shows rpm as originally set ( mine is 840 )
    New value will show same figure

    Use up/down buttons to change revs and when happy press 'Test' to see if ok

    If ok then hit 'Save' and close otherwise fiddle around with revs and test until happy.
     
    #2 mike foster, Apr 2, 2011
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  4. martinivw

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    If like me you are bothered with rough idle/tickover use mikes guide to turn revs DOWN,
    yes that's right turn them down for a while I have been turning mine up (thanks Ewan)with little improvement, to my surprise I have just
    turned rpm down to 800 rpm with INSTANT improvement :) :) :),
    It has only been 10 mins so I guess time will tell
     
    #3 martinivw, Jan 13, 2012
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    _G_ Active Member

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    hang on a minute... i thought that.. when you start it up it revs about 1200 or so and then the revs settle at 800 anyway within a minute... so is there any danger in having them that low?
     
  6. mike foster

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    No !
     
  7. cmgreen

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    Is there an advantage having it lower than 900?
     
  8. TimWills28

    TimWills28 Active Member
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    Done this today to cure judder on idle! Down to 800 no problems!!
     

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