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what causes an A2 232 code?

Post by Clemens » Fri Apr 28, 2017 1:24 pm

So my 94 T5m wagon had a sitting dog when I bought it and the blinky box revealed a 232 on A2, long term fuel trim. I was able to delete it. But what caused it? After 7 years of 850ies this was my first sitting dog. Very exciting...
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Re: what causes an A2 232 code?  Topic is solved

Post by Ozark Lee » Fri Apr 28, 2017 4:44 pm

Most of the time it is a vacuum leak. The elbow at the end of the intake manifold is the usual suspect, since it is the hardest thing to get to without pulling the manifold it is, of course, where the problem usually is.

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Re: what causes an A2 232 code?

Post by Clemens » Sat Apr 29, 2017 5:10 pm

Thanks, i need to do the pcv anyhow. A cheap new car is always full of opportunities to get the wrenches out.
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