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Is the Audi A2 petrol throttle drive by wire or cable? (Advice for engine swap)

Farmer Broad Mar 3, 2016

  1. Farmer Broad

    Farmer Broad Ruining cars since 03.

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    Hi all,

    Sorry to bother you all with this question, as per the title, but I am having real trouble in finding much technical information on the A2 and I am not the type of person to view a car that I do not want to find my answers and waste peoples time.

    Basically I was wondering if anyone can tell me if the petrol A2 uses a drive by wire or cable throttle? I haven't found the right car to buy yet (a cheap, black non running 1.4 or 1.6 petrol if anyone knows of one that's down South!) but I already have an A3 donor car that is running an AGU cable throttle engine.

    I'm sure it wouldn't be hard to change either the donor engines throttle body to a drive by wire system or the pedal of an A2 to cable (in fact that is what I'm having to do in my A4-B5 engine swap too) but if anyone on here can say to me that a particular model year or engine code of A2 uses a cable throttle that would be of great help!

    Thanks so much for reading this,
    Martyn.
     
  2. 45bvtc

    45bvtc Well-Known Member Supporter Team Cornflower Blue Team Daytona Gold Supporter Team Sahara Silver Audi RS3 Audi TT Audi A1

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    A2 petrol and diesel are electronic with throttle position sensors, etc
     
  3. Farmer Broad

    Farmer Broad Ruining cars since 03.

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    Brilliant, I had a feeling that would be the case. Thank you for the information!
     
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