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Hey guys, I have an unusual question. I've been working a delivery job with my 6n2 Polo 'E' 1.0 liter petrol engine (engine code AUC) and despite the official stats right outta my manual ("Urban=37.6, Extra-Urban= 60, Combined= 49.5" British MPG), I rake about 37-42mpg in real world, where I full tank every Fridays, record the mileage and then calculate the MPG. All I want to do is maximise my fuel economy. Can I remap my ECU to improve my fuel economy despite having a simplistic engine? Is there anyone who remapped just for the sake of fuel eco
Hi all, my 1.4 8v polo (AEX) is having some odd issues, they’re not much of a problem at the moment but want to nip anything in the bud. 90% of the time it idles fine but occasionally it’ll idle at a noticeable higher speed for 10-20 seconds and then drop down to a near stall before stabilising again. Recently I’ve also noticed that sometimes if I stall the car it’ll be very sluggish to start again, struggling at about 500rpm until I give it some throttle, it’ll run fine again after that. I’m wondering if this has anything to do with the temp sensor? It seems to heat up fin
zob posted a topic in Engine, Transmission and ExhaustNew to the Polo scene after buying a '93 Mk2F Bready reacently. Its got 145k on the clock and has its problems but mechanically seemed sound enough (for the price) when I bought it. First drive after getting the keys was Southampton back to Birmingham and it behaved fine so I was happy enough. However I've noticed a few problems and they all seem to be inter-related. I'm trying to work through them using fixes I've picked up from these forums, however no one thing I've tried yet has done the job. Problems: 1) Temp gauge never got higher than ~75 on a long run, although th