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Avant a4 apu 1.8t limp mode

Andy avant b5 Mar 20, 2018

  1. Andy avant b5

    Andy avant b5 Active Member

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    Hi everyone had my car out today noticed it was going into limp mode more often from cold have not had it out for a week but once warmed up was not as bad has anyone else had this cheers
     
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  3. Oranoco

    Oranoco Well-Known Member

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    Needs a scan to see what's getting upset :(
     
  4. Andy avant b5

    Andy avant b5 Active Member

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    For sure just need to find someone to do it
     
  5. Samuel c5 Q

    Samuel c5 Q Active Member Silver Supporter VCDS Map User

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    Do you have the Ross tech? Do a scan and throw it up if you do and we'll have a look.
     
  6. Andy avant b5

    Andy avant b5 Active Member

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    Yes just the free one haven't set it up yet don't really know what I am doing worried
     
  7. Samuel c5 Q

    Samuel c5 Q Active Member Silver Supporter VCDS Map User

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    What lead did you get? You have to check the power saver mode, latency rate and set the comms port. If you google them three the tutorial should tell you how to check them, it'd be quicker than me waffling.
     
  8. Andy avant b5

    Andy avant b5 Active Member

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    Are you clued up on it it was a 10 pounds eBay special
     
  9. Samuel c5 Q

    Samuel c5 Q Active Member Silver Supporter VCDS Map User

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    Couldn't vouch for the lead. Be careful about the aftermarket radio thing. Read about it on Ross techs website and gendan as they mention it. Have a read about it and pull the fuse for the radio if you are concerned about damaging anything.

    Take it you have the radio security code before you do that.
     
  10. Andy avant b5

    Andy avant b5 Active Member

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    I have a after market radio there is no key code
     
  11. Samuel c5 Q

    Samuel c5 Q Active Member Silver Supporter VCDS Map User

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    As in you don't have the code or it doesn't need one?
     
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  13. Andy avant b5

    Andy avant b5 Active Member

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    Doesn't need one mate
     

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