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Throttle body fault?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Adamj, Dec 8, 2013.

  1. Adamj

    Adamj Member

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    Hi guys I have a 2007 s3 with apr stage 2+ map in it, and the othe day I lost all power with the esp and eml light coming on even with the throttle down or off no power, I turned it back off and on and it was ok again but not I have no flutter with the turbo or anything like it used to, I put it on vcds to check the throttle ad it said error, with the throttle all the way down it was only getting to 87%

    What do you guys think?

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  2. Marshy

    Marshy Settled in

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    I'd try doing a throttle body alignment using vcds and see what happens.
    Google it there's plenty guides kicking about.
     
  3. Adamj

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    I did try but it said error every time as it shows in the picture
     
  4. S3Alex

    S3Alex Rarely neutral

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    Does look like a TB failure,doesn't it.

    Mine packed in recently,with a load correction factor 20% greater than it should have been,and would not respond to calibration etc.

    The engine would run,but was overfuelling horribly,and as rough as hell.

    Do you have a reliable tuner nearby that you could take it to?
     
  5. Adamj

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    I spoke to my guy at aks and he said it looks about right even tho it says error, and iv lost all turbo noise etc
     

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