ECU - Electronic Control Unit

In terminology of VW-group it's any electronic device, which has been carried out some logic function. Sometimes it looks like nonsens - even simple relay can be called ECU.

The coding of Electronic Control Unit used for explain the ECU where it is and what "neighbours" does it have. Very often on modern cars the coding is crossed with adaptation.

Adaptation of the Electronic Control Unit serves to explain to the ECU with whom and how to talk (If we have started to speak allegories) and serves as storehouse of various adjustable parameters. ( part of memory in the Control Unit which can be changed via internal software )

Measured Values Blocks ( MWB ) – various parameters being inbound or calculated. Considering to value of MWB Electronic Control Unit, trying to "control"... Using of MWB allows you ( if you know the basic parameters ) to find out "close to boundary" or temporarily arising ( intermittent, sporadic ) malfunctions and many other useful things at competent use.


Determining the height x:


The height x is the value in mm between the centre of the wheel and the bottom edge of the wing (see documents).


Dimension a: Rim diameter

Dimension b: Top edge of rim to bottom edge of wing


The height which must subsequently be entered is produced as follows:

x = a:2 + b

Standard running gear (1BK):

Specification, front axle = 416 mm

Specification, rear axle = 398 mm

Sports running gear (2MA):

Specification, front axle = 396 mm

Specification, rear axle = 378 mm

Sports running gear S8 (2MB):

Specification, front axle = 396 mm

Specification, rear axle = 378 mm


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