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Old 03-13-2019, 09:53 PM   #1976
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Wondering if anyone else is experiencing this...

I managed to keep my WOT AFR between 12.8-13.1 from 2000-7000 (A3) in 3rd gear, but I'm showing larger variances in other gears. Anywhere from high 11's to mid 13's. Is this normal with K series motors, or do I have a super secret problem waiting to bite me in the ass?

It's just a plain old A3 w/bolt ons paired to the auto tranny, tuned by Tkane on Ktuner with adjustments to the WOT columns made by me.
You can set WOT to closed loop now with Kpro. At least with V4, not sure about the older versions.
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I've tried to do that but the "download" button is greyed out. Even when I load a base map and try to upload it, the upload button is greyed out and i can't seem to figure out why.
I think I had a similar issue when I upgraded to v4 but I think what I had to do cleared the calibration from the ECU. Wasn't an issue for me since I already had it saved. Let me know if you're willing to do that and I'll look in Kmanager and see if I can remember what I did
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Wondering if anyone else is experiencing this...

I managed to keep my WOT AFR between 12.8-13.1 from 2000-7000 (A3) in 3rd gear, but I'm showing larger variances in other gears. Anywhere from high 11's to mid 13's. Is this normal with K series motors, or do I have a super secret problem waiting to bite me in the ass?

It's just a plain old A3 w/bolt ons paired to the auto tranny, tuned by Tkane on Ktuner with adjustments to the WOT columns made by me.
You can set WOT to closed loop now with Kpro. At least with V4, not sure about the older versions.
Any idea if the “WOT Enrichment” tab on Ktuner is the same? I fucked with it once and noticed it remained in closed loop while maintaining the desired AFR.
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Any idea if the “WOT Enrichment” tab on Ktuner is the same? I fucked with it once and noticed it remained in closed loop while maintaining the desired AFR.
I'm not familiar with Ktuner, sorry
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I think I had a similar issue when I upgraded to v4 but I think what I had to do cleared the calibration from the ECU. Wasn't an issue for me since I already had it saved. Let me know if you're willing to do that and I'll look in Kmanager and see if I can remember what I did
I've been playing around with it and I think that it might be because my Kpro is on V3 but my software is V4. I've been really busy with work so I haven't had much time to play with it. I guess I'm okay with clearing the calibration as long as I can get it to run. I'll probably take it to get tuned when I get it running.
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I've been playing around with it and I think that it might be because my Kpro is on V3 but my software is V4. I've been really busy with work so I haven't had much time to play with it. I guess I'm okay with clearing the calibration as long as I can get it to run. I'll probably take it to get tuned when I get it running.

Thanks for the help!


That makes sense.

Wonder if you could find an old v3 software version.
Then you could pull the cal then use v4 to re upload possibly. That way you don’t completely lose your tune.


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Hello, Does anyone have the correct calibration data for the factory coolant temp sensor on the K20A2 for use on AEM Infinity? I am using the "out of the box" calibration and I believe it is off some. Thanks!
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Old 05-22-2019, 09:06 PM   #1983
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Deleted IACV.

Car won’t idle now just stalls unless I let rpm down gently it will idle around 400.

Idle is set to 900 in kmanager.

Does kmanager not set the idle when you delete IACV?


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Now your idle is based on your throttle angle. Tighten up the throttle cable to your desired RPM and adjust fuel if necessary
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Few days after I installed my race header I got CEL P0171 I think it was, Running lean bank 1.

My question is... Is buying kpro or reflash the only way to fix the air/fuel. If I buy Kpro I wouldn't trust my self to try to mess with the ecu settings myself. Is there pre-made tunes I could load or just find a tuner & get him to do everything.

Currently only running rHeader/Exhaust.
Running without a tune for 3 weeks now, the CEL only came up 2-3 times
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Few days after I installed my race header I got CEL P0171 I think it was, Running lean bank 1.

My question is... Is buying kpro or reflash the only way to fix the air/fuel. If I buy Kpro I wouldn't trust my self to try to mess with the ecu settings myself. Is there pre-made tunes I could load or just find a tuner & get him to do everything.

Currently only running rHeader/Exhaust.
Running without a tune for 3 weeks now, the CEL only came up 2-3 times
Is buying kpro or reflash the only way to fix the air/fuel

- yes or Ktuner

Is there pre-made tunes I could load or just find a tuner & get him to do everything

- there are several basemaps/reflashes available on both platforms, but getting tuned will provide you with the best results.
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Yes you should get Ktuner for 05-06, if you want it to be way cheaper

I am surprised you got a lean CEL for running a header though. The stock tune is so rich that usually this is only a problem if you have intake-only reflash, and even then, not always. You must have the best exhaust combo ever! lol

When does it happen, if you pick a high gear and floor it for a long time?
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Is buying kpro or reflash the only way to fix the air/fuel

- yes or Ktuner

Is there pre-made tunes I could load or just find a tuner & get him to do everything

- there are several basemaps/reflashes available on both platforms, but getting tuned will provide you with the best results.
Alright, the Kpro is pretty pricey & I feel like I'll be diving into an ocean of options & possibly more problems downt he road (but I guess at least i'd be able to get it tuned however)

from my little understanding, Ktuner is the reflash & it's just reflashed based on my current mods right? (header / exhaust) & When I mix up my setup I'll have to get another reflash correct?

Another question, i guess would mainly depend on my tune but do most people end up switching to a better gas premium after their tunes? (ikno everyone has different cars, trim levels, mods, tunes etc..) but generally do most people switch up? I've only filled regular gas since it's a base model & I didn't do anything with the car for 3 years.


*As for Kpro I need a 02-04 ECU & the primary 02 sensor? what happens to my current ecu? or am I misunderstanding something *

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Yes you should get Ktuner for 05-06, if you want it to be way cheaper

I am surprised you got a lean CEL for running a header though. The stock tune is so rich that usually this is only a problem if you have intake-only reflash, and even then, not always. You must have the best exhaust combo ever! lol

When does it happen, if you pick a high gear and floor it for a long time?
Ktuner would be nice because cheaper, is it easier to get things setup? (I research and then forget most of the info )

2005 base 5spd with a heavy 270k on her.

I can't remember the last two times I got a CEL, but the first time me & a friend were going to drive out real far to pick up some used OZ wheels & sometime before we headed up there I got the Code P0171 (s/o to my new friend dennis with the scanner) anyways on the way back the light came off.

Other two times I'm not sure, but if I remember right, I think it was fine the next day.

I'm running K-Tuned race header & the matching 3" exhaust, so I think air is flowing real nice **stock airbox tho **

I can floor it WOT 1st, 2nd, 3rd & no code. Few pulls on the highway, rode 3rd gear all the way & 4th (in mexico) & I never notice a code (hoping it stays that way)

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Alright, the Kpro is pretty pricey & I feel like I'll be diving into an ocean of options & possibly more problems downt he road (but I guess at least i'd be able to get it tuned however)

from my little understanding, Ktuner is the reflash & it's just reflashed based on my current mods right? (header / exhaust) & When I mix up my setup I'll have to get another reflash correct?

Another question, i guess would mainly depend on my tune but do most people end up switching to a better gas premium after their tunes? (ikno everyone has different cars, trim levels, mods, tunes etc..) but generally do most people switch up? I've only filled regular gas since it's a base model & I didn't do anything with the car for 3 years.


*As for Kpro I need a 02-04 ECU & the primary 02 sensor? what happens to my current ecu? or am I misunderstanding something *



Ktuner would be nice because cheaper, is it easier to get things setup? (I research and then forget most of the info )

2005 base 5spd with a heavy 270k on her.

I can't remember the last two times I got a CEL, but the first time me & a friend were going to drive out real far to pick up some used OZ wheels & sometime before we headed up there I got the Code P0171 (s/o to my new friend dennis with the scanner) anyways on the way back the light came off.

Other two times I'm not sure, but if I remember right, I think it was fine the next day.

I'm running K-Tuned race header & the matching 3" exhaust, so I think air is flowing real nice **stock airbox tho **

I can floor it WOT 1st, 2nd, 3rd & no code. Few pulls on the highway, rode 3rd gear all the way & 4th (in mexico) & I never notice a code (hoping it stays that way)
You can have either a reflash, or a fully tuneable ECU with Ktuner (End User). The Ktuner reflash isn't specific to any bolt ons, at least the one that comes with the software. I know Turbogixxer offered an I/H/E reflash, but I don't know about other dealers.

You don't need to run higher octane fuel unless the tune calls for it, like Hondata's 89 and 91 octane tune for the base. I use 91 octane just because I know the ignition has been advanced and our cars can knock on the stock calibration in high ambient temps. I doubt it's necessary, but I don't mind a couple extra dollars at the pump for peace of mind. Top end seems to like it too.

If you were to get Kpro, you would get the first gen ECU and do whatever you want with the stock one. If you have to smog bi-annually, keep it for emissions.

There isn't anything to set up really. You just plug in your ECU, connect it to your laptop, register it, and upload your calibration.

I recommend no more WOT until you get your fuel squared away. It's your car of course, but I see problems in your near future with mileage that high and throwing a lean code.

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I think Ktuner (End User) is the path of least resistance (including money)

Also, I wanted to note that it came to my attention that bad/old/clogged fuel pump/filter could cause a lean condition, especially under max demand. Does it whine excessively at all? Could be on its way out
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