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    1. 81 caddy diesel overheating at random times

      hello my 81 diesel has this weird overheating issue. at random time the temp will start climbing very fast and heat will stop working and bottom radiator hose will be cold. I can crack the lid on...
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      sorry to abandon the thread. the car is my daily...

      sorry to abandon the thread. the car is my daily driver now about 100 miles each day. the only issue I am having now is I believe it has a bad ecu. it will go lean sometimes under boost when it feels...
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      not sure about the thickness of spacer since...

      not sure about the thickness of spacer since engine was together when i got it. it looks pretty thick like 1/4 inch thick. as far as the soft ware it is written on top of the ecu with a marker c2...
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      http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c327/81golfcaddy...

      http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c327/81golfcaddy/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsc63a5bd5.jpg[/URL]
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      Feeler 84 Rabbit daily driver vr6 turbo

      Just looking to see what may be out there. This is my 84 Rabbit vr6 turbo C2motorsports stage 1. Engine has head spacer arp studs short runner intake ATP turbo and manifold Tial waste gate forge...
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      I can check again but I have replaced both ecu...

      I can check again but I have replaced both ecu harneses with same results. moving the sensor to the fuel rail to fool the ecu stops this problem. the engine runs great not ticking or knocking or for...
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      tried the rubber washers behind the knock sensor...

      tried the rubber washers behind the knock sensor and it did the trick for #1 but did nothing for #2 at front of engine. I was monitoring them while driving and they were close until I started to get...
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      The plugs are new and I have monitored the knock...

      The plugs are new and I have monitored the knock voltage and it increases with rpms above 2500 and will start pulling timing shortly after 3k with no load at all on engine. like I said before you can...
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      you are correct about the front one I have had it...

      you are correct about the front one I have had it off several times with no luck. I did try the plastic/neoprene oil plug washers with no luck. what thickness rubber are we talking about here and I...
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      I actually tried the washers and spacers with no...

      I actually tried the washers and spacers with no difference. you can slowly reve the engine up in netural and you start to feel a vibration near 2500 rpm. it has heavy duty engine mounts not sure if...
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      No one ?

      No one ?
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      Vr6t knock sensor signal too high

      This is a 84 rabbit with a 2000 model vr6t on motronic c2 stage 1 with head spacer short runner and inter cooler
      This is a list of parts that have been replaced. Both knock sensors ( correct torque...
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      will run separate ground from battery to ECU in...

      will run separate ground from battery to ECU in the morning and see if there is any change. if not will try new ECU. I can pick one up for about 75.00 and a local tuner will load my software and...
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      The maf harness was replaced when I suspected a...

      The maf harness was replaced when I suspected a bad harness. I did think about running a ground strait from the neg. on battery to the ecu grounds it couldn't hurt anything. It just puzzles me about...
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      Possible bad ECU

      I have a 82 Rabbit with a vr6t swap MK4 ECU and cluster. It has been my daily driver for a while but its been having this issue. after you drive it for a while lets say 20 to 30 min. it will start...
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      ECU bad or what 12v vr6t

      I have a 82 Rabbit with a vr6t swap MK4 ECU and cluster. It has been my daily driver for a while but its been having this issue. after you drive it for a while lets say 20 to 30 min. it will start...
    17. Got it. Tach and check engine now work it was the...

      Got it. Tach and check engine now work it was the Low bus wire coming into the white connector it was going to ground instead of ecu.
    18. Got it. Tach and check engine now work it was the...

      Got it. Tach and check engine now work it was the Low bus wire coming into the white connector it was going to ground instead of ecu.
    19. I also noticed no check engine light on both...

      I also noticed no check engine light on both clusters

      VCDS Version: Release 11.11.6
      Data version: 20121223

      Sunday,25,August,2013,13:17:55:38835

      Chassis Type: 1J - VW Golf/Bora IV
      Scan: 01...
    20. vr6 swap into 82 Rabbit runs but no tach

      the car is a daily driver swap from 02 vrt with Mk4 cluster. all gauges and lights work fine except tachometer. I scan Instruments and get this fault code 01314- Engine control module 4900- No...
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