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Old 10-07-2016, 04:20 AM
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Hey everyone I did and engine bay wash , as I left the abs lights came park brake light on traction control light on , got home after about 30 minutes I realized the fans wouldn't stop running and also killed the battery , I charged up battery , took out fan fuse car held the charge took for drive everything was normal and lights still on though , shut car off tried to start it 1 hr later and it turned over n over but wouldn't start , saw a big huge puff of smoke from passenger wheel well scanned car throwing all 8 open circuit injector codes , after alil while car would crank but once u touch gas it shuts off , I know the water has gotten some where n caused my car to short out , is the ecu for this car located on the passenger side towards fire wall under plastic cover ?, I've driven this car without any major issue for the last 2 years it's been good to me , wondering if I shorted the ecu and as I washed the engine my self with pressure washer
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You'll have better luck posting this in the A8 D3 section. Also you'll want to include where you are located and what year/engine you have.
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Hey everyone I did and engine bay wash , as I left the abs lights came park brake light on traction control light on , got home after about 30 minutes I realized the fans wouldn't stop running and also killed the battery , I charged up battery , took out fan fuse car held the charge took for drive everything was normal and lights still on though , shut car off tried to start it 1 hr later and it turned over n over but wouldn't start , saw a big huge puff of smoke from passenger wheel well scanned car throwing all 8 open circuit injector codes , after alil while car would crank but once u touch gas it shuts off , I know the water has gotten some where n caused my car to short out , is the ecu for this car located on the passenger side towards fire wall under plastic cover ?, I've driven this car without any major issue for the last 2 years it's been good to me , wondering if I shorted the ecu and as I washed the engine my self with pressure washer
If i remember this correctly, the ECU is located under the wipers in a really stupid place. Stupid because the drains for that area are known to clog and leak water into the ECU area.
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