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  1. Mpg and lambda sensor

    B5 Garage
    Hi does anyone know if the lambda sensor affects the mpg readout. My mpg readout is all over the place ticking over at 12mpg but accelerating at 27mpg and everything in between. When I lift of accelerator completely still reads 53mpg or 30mpg just depends how it feels cheers Sent from my...
  2. Misfires and lambda issues

    B5 Garage
    1.8t b5.5 Passat Changed vacuum hoses and now car is stronger but only run 2-5 miles and looses power and misses bad. Vag codes are misfires and 17584 (lambda) correction behind catalyst-control limit reached also error in mapped cooling system Can't find any vacuum leaks. Logged the car...
  3. Measuring Block 031 Lambda

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I have been measuring some blocks and I recognized that I have something weird going on in measuring block 031. I have an AWM engine so 031 shows actual and requested lambdas. So my actual lambda is usually within spec, but sometimes it is way off. I see a lot of 1.991 and some 1.6xx, 1.4xx...
  4. oxygen "lambda" sensor and exhaust gas pressure sensor G450

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello to everyone, I own a VW Passat station wagon 4WD ( 4 wheel drive) of 05 /2006 ( it should be a 3C5 ),diesel 1968 TDI , power 103 kW, bmp motor type, manual transmission, FAP/DPF. After starting the amber light of the exhaust gas, the mechanic using his computer for diagnosis , told me that...
  5. Engine management problems. Thorttle body, MAS or lambda sensor?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, Not sure if i've replaced a faulty part that wasn't the real problem. Started the car and all fine then got a mile down the road then first cough that rapidly built into very bad kangarooing. At tick over the engine was sometimes stalling or reving up to 2k rpm. Had to get it from where...
  6. lambda sensor

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hi all got code p1114 sensor b1 s2 internal resistance too high,passat 1.8 t awt engine 2002 model,does this mean sensor is knackered if so which one,i think its the one after the cat[brown plug] but not sure,would this cause any problems with fuel economy
  7. Lambda sensor problem

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all I have a B5 AEB 1.8T with GT28RS I just replace a new Lambda sensor and after doing vagcom i get a 25% reading and its not mooving just when i press the gass pedal than it goes to 0% and when i leave the pedal it goes up to 25% and stay there. any idea? Thanks
  8. Lambda Sensor fault codes

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just had the 16514 fault code to start with, cleared it and a few miles later the emission light came back on and I now have three fault codes. Any help where to start looking would be appreciated. Thanks Control Module Part Number: 4B0 906 018 DC Component and/or Version: 1.8L R4/5VT G 0001...
  9. 2001 Passat Vag fault 17584 Bank1 O2S Lambda Correction behind Catalyst

    B5 Garage
    Hi, My 2nd time posting here. I finally got a VAG tester and was able to pull the error from my 2001 V8 passat. I get the CEL light. I got the following: 17584 . Bank1 : O2S (Lambda) Correction Behind Catalyst: Control Limit Reached. I know there are 4 sensor but don't exactly which one I...
  10. Lambda?

    Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Ok, i'm new to vw world, im getting a code for a "lambda probe" Could someone tell me what this is and what it does? Even better, where i can find one for a 94 vr6. I just went through inspection with new maf, new plugs, new airfilter, new o2 sensor, vacuum lines replaced, and still failed...
  11. Vag-Com group 107, Lambda Test. How make test run?

    B5 Garage
    2000 V6 ATQ Manual. My readiness code shows all passed. Playing with my Vag-Com, I cannot get Group 107 Field 4 to ever show "ON". Always "OFF". I idle, RPMs are within specified test range, fields 2 and 3 show voltage fluctuates up and down. Is there a trick to get Group 107 to turn the...
  12. Which fuse for lambda

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi! I had some problems starting my 2.0FSI and when I checked the fuses in the engine room i took out a fuse and I think I put it back inte wrong position, because after that the "exhaust" warning indication is shown. Is there anyone that have a hint where the lambda fuse should be? Thanks for...
  13. vag com error lambda?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    scaned for errors and the only one on the engine was: 16518-oxygen(lambda)sensor b1 51 no activity po134 -35 -10...... intermitent any ideas please
  14. Help - 17522 - Oxygen (Lambda) Sensor: B1 S2: Internal Resistance too High

    B5 Garage
    I was wondering if anyone could help me diagnose my VAGCOM readout. Been getting horrible gas mileage so pulled to code listed below for the Oxygen sensor. I suspect I have to replace it. Is this doable without a hoist? Any input is much appreciated. Regards, Shawn Chassis Type: 3B - VW...
  15. How to lambda probe replace/remove on V6 4Motion???

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    OK - as you may have seen in my earlier threads - my Passat constantly fails on the left bank cat with a low O2 error code. My dealer swears my car has had the known ECU update. So, before I have to splash out on a new CAT (dealer price is £649 + VAT - cheapest aftermarket unit I could find is...
  16. Lambda Regulation, rear 02 sensor

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, long time lurker in need of some help. I am trying to diagnose a 16806 Main Catalyst Efficency Below Threshold DTC. It is probably either one of the 02 Sensors or the Cat. If it is the Cat I'll get it replaced under warrantee, but I don't want to pay the dealer to change an O2 sensor...