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Love 4 Veedub
12-11-2006, 11:10 AM
My car lately seems to be idling extremely low, even in normal tempatures.

At some points it even stalls.

im thinking
a)idle control valve/unit?
b)time for new throttle body?
c)clean throttle control module?

Thanks for any help in advance[:)] [up]

a4cefed
12-11-2006, 11:16 AM
i would try to clean the TB and then do a TBA, and also check for vac leaks

Love 4 Veedub
12-11-2006, 11:18 AM
i would try to clean the TB and then do a TBA, and also check for vac leaks

Clean the throttle body then do a throttle body (A)??

AudiSeefu
12-11-2006, 11:40 AM
throttle body alignment.

smoothie
12-11-2006, 11:46 AM
is there a DIY for that? and what exactly does it do? never heard of it...

SilverBullet
12-11-2006, 12:00 PM
i have the same problem with my car...one day i had somebody check my codes, because i had a CEL and it came up with vaccum leaks. then i had my friend who works at a Audi dealership and he check the codes and it was something to do with my throttle body adaption or something along those lines, so i am taking it into the stealership on wed.

audispeed
12-11-2006, 01:17 PM
does the idle bounce around? if so, your maf might be on its way out or just dirty.

SilverBullet
12-11-2006, 01:39 PM
my idle bounces to...but at times its so low that, the battery level lowers down to around 12 amps...and i know thats not good (this is with a new battery as well)

yusoslo
12-11-2006, 02:20 PM
what do you guys use to clean the maf/ throttle body. just genaric TB cleaner? I have a evap vacuum leak i need to fix I just dont know what diameter the hoses are under the engine cover.

bellofello
12-11-2006, 02:28 PM
I saw I product that is special for cleaning the maf, because there easy to damage. It was on horsepower tv last weekend. I can't remember the name.

Love 4 Veedub
12-12-2006, 02:33 PM
yeahh stealership is replacing the whole throttle body, and all recommended parts along with it, aka i wont be out of there for less than 800 >:o