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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I jumped the car with a dead battery and didn't let the ECU ( Unitronics BT software tune)reset it's self as I forgot and didn't think about it at the time. It starts and idles but falls on its face giving it throttle and popped up p1545 TPS malfunction code. Looked at the reading with scan tool...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    4 cylinder 1.8 t, B5 Check engine light n emissions workshop came on.... Autozone says 02 sensor and tps on their code checker.... Safe to drive like this til i get it fixed? Will i just be wasting gas? Can a noob fix this themselves? I bought it used just the other day...has a warrenty (not a...
  3. Parts For Sale
    this is off an 01 audi a4, but will work with the dbw (no cable) motors in the passats as well...it will be shipped freshly cleaned w throttle body cleaner and my serious attn to detail, i.e. itll be like new...65k miles on it...$90 shipped obo(never sold one of these before only the cable kind...
  4. Anything Auto
    Didin't there use to be a sticky titled "TPS for Dummies"? I can't find it, and I'm a dummy.
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    does it have to be done by computer and if car goes into limp home mode will it restrict the revs
  6. B5 Garage
    I have a question for the resident experts.... I've been trying to figure out my idle problem for YEARS now on my AEB (cable) 1.8t. It's really starting to drive me crazy. No pun intended... My problem always shows up as "throttle position sensor intermittant". I'm on my second throttle...
  7. B5 Garage
    Is there a procedure for calibrating the throttle position sensor with having to use the VAG COM? I don't have one and I need to replace my battery. I was thinking of jumping the new battery to the cables before I unhook them from the old battery and then hooking the new one up before I unhook...
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