<< I am confused: Todd et al. is saying that nyet, ODB I cars, no worries.
Adam seems to be saying da, reprogram, comrade, even on ODB I cars.
I'm not sure what the heck Jim Bazzano was referring to, ODB I or
ODB II. I assume ODB II, since that's what Todd was talking about?
So what's the answer to this question: on a ODB I car, does the ECM
needs to be "re-inittiated" after the installation of a new TB?
(Just for the record again, the car in question is a 95 GTI VR6, with
If the answer is yes, hopefully my local VW contact has access to
a VAG-like tool.
And then someone wrote, in private email:
> My car ran kinda weird, but I replaced the original TPS sensor off my
> stock TB, and it all returned to normal.
There is that issue also: the throttle position switch (TPS),
which is on the ODB I throttle body and the Euro throttle body,
and presumably also there on the ODB II throttle body. In a ODB I
car, does the ECM have to be "taught" (via the VAG tool) the new
extremeties of the TPS?>>
The reinitialization procedure only applies to OBD II. You can swap t-bodies
with no problems on your 95. Sounds like the person in the private e-mail had
a defective TPS.
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