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Note: This is the updated plugin adapter to fit MaxxECU STREET, RACE and PRO.

For information on the first generation MaxxECU V1 adapters, downloaded here.

 

 

Vehicle cover list

Vehicle

Engine code

Year

LSU sensor

Note

Audi A4

AEB, AJL

1996-1998

External sensor needed

No E-Throttle

Note: Manual transmission only!

 

 

Control options

The MaxxECU adapter for Audi A4 1.8T (AEB) can be used with

 

Options

MaxxECU IO

STREET

V1/RACE/PRO

Note

Fuel pump

GPO 3

Yes

Yes


Tachometer

GPO 8

Yes

Yes


Idle solenoid

INJ 5

No

No

Mechanical stop needs to be mounted!

EVAP

GPO 2

Yes

Yes


Boost solenoid

GPO 1

Yes

Yes


Engine fan

Vehicle control

Yes

Yes


Vehicle speed

DIN 1

Yes

Yes


AC activation

AIN 1

Yes

Yes


Knock sensor(s)

-

No

No


Bluetooth (MDash)

-

No

Yes


EGT option

-

Yes, external

Yes, direct


 

Note: This plugin adapter uses only connector 1 on MaxxECU RACE/PRO units, for extra functionality, the second harness can be added to the RACE ECU.

The PRO ECU have in total of four ECU connectors which could be added for extra functionality: second harness, third harness and/or harness 4.

 

 

Plugin adapter description

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1

MaxxECU CMC connector 1

2

Vehicle harness adapter

3

16-pin extra connector

4

3-pin extra connector for ex. pressure sensor, analog input 4(AIN 4)

 

 

ECU location and installation

Stock ECU is located in engine bay on driver side.

 

1.Remove the plastic guard where the ECU is located.

2.Disconnect battery from vehicle.

3.Remove and disconnect stock ECU from vehicle harness.

4.Install MaxxECU adapter harness.

5.Route the included MaxxECU MAP-sensor hose to the intake manifold and connect into the MaxxECU.

6.Route wide band lambda cables to exhaust system, install lambda sensor in exhaust and wire the lambda sensor as instructed below.

 

 

16-pin extra connector

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Note: Pinout is from the wire side of the pre-wired cable harness.

 

Pin

Description

Usage

Note

1

Wide band (VREF)

 


2

Wide band (VS)

 


3

Wide band (shield)

 


4

Wide band (H-)

 

 

5

GPO 5

Output

Not available on MaxxECU STREET

6

GPO 6

Output

Not available on MaxxECU STREET

7

GPO 7

Output or digital input

Not available on MaxxECU STREET

8

GPO 4

Output

Not available on MaxxECU STREET

9

Wide band (IP)

 


10

Wide band (RCAL)

 


11

+12V

Output


12

+12V

Output


13

Engine GND

 


14


 


15

AIN 2

temperature input


16

AIN 3

0-5V analog input


 

 

 

Internal wide band lambda (Bosch LSU 4.2) connection

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LSU 4.2 wiring with MaxxECU Plugin solutions.

Note: Seen from the wire side of the pre-wired connector.

 

PIN

Function (LSU 4.2)

1

VS

2

RCAL

3

+12V

4

H-

5

VREF

6

IP

 

See also external wide band lambda wiring.

 

 

See also

Product page

Download base maps

Example wirings of extra input and output

Trigger problems

Engine start