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secondary air pump removal (1.8t)

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by N.hayes, Sep 1, 2013.

  1. N.hayes
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    [Sep 1, 2013]
    Hi guys I was just wondering if anybody has ever removed the secondary air pump and associated pipework
    On a 1.8t? Just wondering could anybody give me any pointers please
    cheers nathan
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    Remove and have it mapped out
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    Or fit a resistor, had it removed on my old octavia vrs.
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    Yes or that
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    Yes I know that but just hoses coming off it, I believe theres pipes that need blanking and a pipe to the dump valve needs re-running? Just want to make it cl3ar exactly what needs doing....
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    going to wire a resistor into my 3.0 v6 at the weekend as mine is vcurrently unplugged due to a fault relay for it
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    What is the benefit of doing this? and what does it do when it is functioning?
    Cheers.
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    gets the cats upto temp when first starting the car for emissions
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