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Idle control valve

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by MOSSY, Apr 28, 2006.

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    [Apr 28, 2006]
    Does anyone know where it is on the S3???? I want to check it and give it a clean out.


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    [Apr 29, 2006]
    There is no separate idle control valve to speak of. The idle is controlled by the electrobic throttle body.
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    [Apr 29, 2006]
    Thanks, I thought it would have had a seperate one.

    I wanted to clean it out because of the problem i am having with startup. (car is nearly cutting out when I come to start it first thing in the morn)

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    [Apr 29, 2006]
    I would check to see if you have the updated coolant temp sender. This would be my first port of call.
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    [May 3, 2006]
    HTC,

    How do I check for that???

    Car is 2001
    210 BHP
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