Re: TDCi Easy to Stall
"David Millen" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> On Mon, 27 Jun 2005 08:01:21 +0200, "Stephen F."
> <ferguson@NOJUNKbluewin.ch> wrote:
>>Even two years into ownership I have to admit I occasionally stall it. I
>>had the engine management program updated, which helped, but it still
>>catches me out from time to time. Oddly, once you have it rolling in
>>gear, it has quite a good "anti-stall" program, allowing it to chug along
>>800rpm or so. Part of the problem is that Ford used a dual weight
>>which has a bad unbalance at very low revs, so the computer is programmed
>>kill the engine if it looks like the revs are going to dip really low.
> I frequently stall mine (TDCi 100) but I'm used to petrol engines - I
> also stalled a Golf TDI which I hired a little while ago.
> Can you tell us more about the engine management program update
Next time you're in for service just ask if the engine management has the
latest program version. It's a flashable ROM in the ECU. The service tech
just plugs in the diagnostic computer and uploads the new software.