EJ20X Idle Control

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EJ20X Idle Control

Postby LegacyRS » Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:24 pm

Hey guys,

I am wondering if there is an idle control valve on an EJ20X like on the older model EJs (like my EJ20R). If not, is there a way to raise the idle slightly to avoid a vibration at low revs.

The EJ20X in question does have an electronic throttle body and 5-speed auto if that helps at all.

Thanks in advance
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Re: EJ20X Idle Control

Postby jslayz » Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:41 am

tune only I think
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Re: EJ20X Idle Control

Postby andy_mac » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:43 pm

Na no idle valve. Just hilds the throttle plate open a certain amount. Need to get it altered in the ROM. Easy to do if you find someone nearby with a Tactrix cable.
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Re: EJ20X Idle Control

Postby LegacyRS » Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:20 pm

Thanks guys,

I am going to try a throttle relearn first.

Throttle Relearn Procedure
http://www.uklegacy.com/forums/index.ph ... isconnect/

I am also going to look into getting a VAGCOM and downloading a FreeSSM just so I can see what is happening.

Any suggestions on VAGCOM or FreeSSM to use?
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Re: EJ20X Idle Control

Postby nzsub » Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:56 am

I bought the cheapest VAGCOM cable off ebay and it worked fine. Can't be used for flashing with ECUFlash but does work fine with FreeSSM. My laptop has windows 7 64bit and installed the drivers itself.

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/BUAU-USB-KKL-VAG-COM-409-1-Cable-For-OBDII-OBD2-Car-Diagnostic-Scanner/281730367246?epid=1189069997&hash=item4198703f0e:g:5owAAOSw-vlViSLd

I downloaded FreeSSM itself here https://sourceforge.net/projects/freessm.berlios/
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