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    TPMS malfunction

    I was just asking a general question - sorry for not being more specific. Regarding the abbreviations - my bad - but with BMW: TPMS = Tyre Pressure Monitoring System = Sensors in wheels to measure temp & pressure FTM = Flat Tyre Monitor = uses speed sensors to check indirectly
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    TPMS malfunction

    Sorry, maybe I was not clear. For example you can have a BMW 5 series (F10) 2015 that had TPMS originally from factory. However, it is possible using E-SYS to CONVERT/RECODE this to the other system and everything works ok. Is this possible on VAG model that came with TPMS from factory? On...
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    TPMS malfunction

    Out of interest, on BMW with active TPMS you can recode them to use FTM (Flat Tyre Monitor). This uses speed sensors instead of actual TPMS sensors. Is this a possibility on VAG models?
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    2020 US Presidential Election

    57,000 people (allegedly) CBS have said Trump needs an election day 'surge' to win I kinda think that there will be a surge... 'Peaceful Protests' as they are reported over here will get Trump over the line IMO
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    Why does my car feel more responsive after a fault code reset?

    I can only speak for Ireland but that IS NOT the case here. I get asked to do this regularly. On BMW some EGR codes do not recur for up to 500 miles. However it is not to pass our MOT (called NCT here) - see below In Ireland the NCT (National Car Test) checks tailpipe emissions ONLY. It is a...
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    2016 Toureag AdBlue Reset

    From customer: "Filled AdBlue with engine running about 2,000km ago. Light never went off" Cluster shows 550kms left to non-start. Customer says that has remained the same since he filled tank. I checked adaption channels but could not find SCR Lock reset. I *thought* I had full AutoScan but...
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    Reported ROD file missing

    Per title, Wednesday,22,January,2020,20:12:32:34893 VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 10 x64 VCDS Version: 19.6.2.0 (x64) HEX-V2 CB: 0.4513.4 Data version: 20190930 DS308.0 www.Ross-Tech.com VIN: WV1ZZZ2HZCA072939 License Plate: 12MO2775...
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    1Z TDi Timing

    Hello, I've been asked to check timing on an OLD 1Z 1995 A80. Is the TDi timing checker built into VCDS now or do I have to go and find/install the plugin? Many thanks.
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    Skoda Airbag Fault

    Can anybody tell me where this is located? Is it a common item to fail or is it more likely to be wiring in or to the door? Wednesday,24,July,2019,11:52:18:34893 VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 10 x64 VCDS Version: 19.6.1.0 (x64) HEX-V2 CB: 0.4508.4 Data version...
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    A4 Service Reset Issue

    I reset the service indicator through the MMI but it did not reset both Oil Service indicators. Using VCDS it would not reset using Fixed UK Intervals. (or ROW). It only reset using US only SRI reset?? What coding is wrong? Tuesday,02,July,2019,11:59:48:34893 VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS...
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    Audi Q7 3.0TDi MAF Adaptation

    Hi, The attached has a faulty MAF. I've ordered a new one. When fitting do the adaptations have to be cleared similar to what you do with BMW? Tuesday,07,May,2019,11:07:31:34893 VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 10 x64 VCDS Version: 18.9.1.0 (x64) HEX-V2 CB: 0.4437.4...
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    Q7 Swirl Flap Servomotor

    Hi, This vehicle has now had the flaps renewed with related repair kit. When ignition is switched on the servomotors do move but codes recur. Is there a method to teach the 'end stops' on this engine? I can't open the label file to check if it is there and car is 75 miles away. Thanks in...
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    Octavia3 - Disable Park Assist

    Park assist on this car is giving erroneous warnings at all times. Customer just wants it permanently turned off/disabled or 'remember last setting'. Is this possible? Friday,01,February,2019,13:53:56:34893 VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 10 x64 VCDS Version: 18.9.0.4...
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    SOS Error

    This vehicle was involved in a crash. Everything is now replaced except for the 4 seat belt tensioners which will be tomorrow. The SOS error is active on cluster though - how do I reset that? Also, how do I initialise the Steering Angle Sensor? He has renewed the steering angle sensor which I...
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    2015 Octavia

    Only posting this for reference in case it may be of help for any development. Friday,02,November,2018,14:42:19:44105 VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 10 x64 VCDS Version: 18.9.0.1 (x64) Data version: 20180927 DS296.0 www.Ross-Tech.com VIN: TMBBJ7NE9F0239039...
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