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SFexBOY
12-09-2009, 10:23 AM
1st one I know is my cat....2nd one? I've only been getting 240miles on a full tank (highway miles)

Address 01: Engine Labels: None
Part No: 4B0 906 018 CH
Component: 1.8L R4/5VT G 0001
Coding: 16201
Shop #: WSC 63351

2 Faults Found:
16804 - Catalyst System; Bank 1: Efficiency Below Threshold
P0420 - 35-00 - -

16622 - Manifold Pressure / Boost Sensor (G31): Signal too High
P0238 - 35-10 - - - Intermittent
Readiness: 0000 0000

dangerous_dave
12-09-2009, 04:56 PM
Probably a faulty map sensor. They are usually located on the intercooler. At least they are on VW intercoolers.

dcampana
12-09-2009, 05:04 PM
^ yeah, x2..


Op- is your car stock or what mods? what boost you seeing?

sean1.8t
12-09-2009, 06:12 PM
have you ever logged your car? you should log your AFR. i think you might be running a bit rich due to a bad MAP sensor

SFexBOY
12-10-2009, 11:06 AM
thanks for the responses guys,
I agree I think it's the MAP sensor as well. I've been having boost issues the past 7 months where I was only getting 7psi (GIAC X-chip/stock turbo), now all of a sudden i'm holding at 15psi. Not 100% like my normal 20psi, but close. Not to mention my VERY poor gas mileage. I ordered a new MAP sensor last night.....hopefully it'll fix the problem. Thanks!