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YAW sensor part numbers HELP PLS???

sanj_c May 23, 2013

  1. sanj_c

    sanj_c New Member

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    Hey guys,

    I'm after a bit of help!?

    I've had the traction light on for ages on my S3 2001 facelift. Took it to a specialist who said the longitudinal sensor needs replacing. He replaced it but the light is still there. He is now saying that it looks like a signal problem from the YAW sensor. There's no way I want to spend £500 on this sensor so i'm thinking of getting a second hand one. Does any one know the part number for the YAW please? I know the longitudinal sensor sits on top/front of the YAW.

    Also is this a sensor which you can replace yourself? Does is need calibrating? Is it located under the steering column?

    Any help would be much appreciated

    Thanks
     
  2. s3mad_dude

    s3mad_dude Noggies ruuuule!

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    I was always under the impression the ESP sensors were located behind the glove box.
     
  3. kwistof

    kwistof South East Events Moderator Regional Rep

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  4. Gops

    Gops Badger 5 Edition VCDS Map User Gold Supporter Audi S3

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    You need to scan it again to see why it's still on..
     
  5. Hhubbyy69

    Hhubbyy69 New Member

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    Having same problem, did you sort this? Im getting esp light come on flashing and brakes grinding then stays on permanently
     
  6. RickyB

    RickyB Audi S3 8L AMK

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    I had this a while back found it to be the one on the steering column. Sourced a second hand one and was then fine after resetting.
     
  7. Hhubbyy69

    Hhubbyy69 New Member

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    Did it need coding or anything or just plug it in and sorted? If not howd you do it? Might go scrappy if its easy Thanks
     

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