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Old 12-18-2012, 05:44 AM
panzerwagen panzerwagen is offline
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Hi All!
I am new to this site and new to owning an Audi. I recently bought a 1998 A4 Quattro 2.8 that needed some TLC. I have began repairing some issues, but have hit a brick wall on one issue. My car is throwing oxygen sensor codes. The kid I bought it from put a Remus exhaust on it and replaced the Oxygen sensors, but when he put the sensors in he got universals and just twisted the wires together and taped them. I got around to looking underneath and the one sensor had rubbed up against the heat shield, causing the one white wire to rub through. I have replaced that sensor and the other one. They are still not reading. I have a scan tool that shows the fuel trim and it is not functioning. Could the bare wire of shorted the computer out? Also, if I used soldier-less connectors, will they still transfer heat and signal? Any ideas of how to fix this issue would be appreciated. It's driving me crazy! Thank you very much!
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Old 12-12-2013, 03:22 PM
octeobd2 octeobd2 is offline
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i think you need a cable to your scan tool. here is the link:
http://www.greebid.com/wholesale/aud...2xx-cable.html
Hope it help to you!
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Old 04-17-2014, 05:48 AM
Tony Aucoin Tony Aucoin is offline
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The oxygen sensor can not cause the car to buck, with out the code you can not adjust the sensor in the car and it is unlikely there was a code that actually said an O2 sensor is bad because i have also not good comments on the O2 sensors...
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