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    2004 audi a3 3.2 quatro

    thanks everyone
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    2004 audi a3 3.2 quatro

    could some one explain how to find wiring diagrams on erwin please? paid for an hour and could only find wiring for basic systems on 2006 on my car is a 2004
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    scanning with ignition off

    The reason I asked is iv got a a3 3.2 Quattro in with a strange electrical issue. Most of the time the car works fine, but sometimes the dash will not light up its (totally dead) and car wont start then 10-20min later its fine again. When I try to do a scan when its playing up the only thing...
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    scanning with ignition off

    Ok thanks
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    scanning with ignition off

    This might be a stupid question but is it normal to be able to scan engine ecu fault codes with ignition off?
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    2004 audi a3 3.2 quatro

    Bit of an update. I changed the can gateway and still no change, coded in fine and ran fine for about an hour ,switched it off and tried to start it again but nothing dash was dead and no coms with anything except engine ecu. 5 min later all back on and working. So far its never happened when...
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    2004 audi a3 3.2 quatro

    I was kind of thinking that could be the problem. A second hand CG is only £20 so will start there. Iv removed the old one to get part number and check for water damage. It dosn't look like there is any water damage and no corrosion but at only £20 il swap it anyway.
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    2004 audi a3 3.2 quatro

    Here is a scan after clearing codes and all working again Friday,19,November,2021,09:54:42:14199 VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 7 x64 VCDS Version: 21.3.0.0 (x64) Data version: 20210226 DS325.0 www.Ross-Tech.com VIN: WAUZZZ8P24A073404 License Plate: Chassis...
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    2004 audi a3 3.2 quatro

    Here is a scan taken after it had played up and started working again before clearing codes Friday,19,November,2021,09:15:54:14199 VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 7 x64 VCDS Version: 21.3.0.0 (x64) Data version: 20210226 DS325.0 www.Ross-Tech.com VIN...
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    2004 audi a3 3.2 quatro

    Iv been doing it for near on 30 years now and it is getting harder. Getting quality parts is the biggest problem. But i love them and will be driving them until i cant drive anymore. Every time i buy a modern vw its nothing but trouble lol even my 2332 fuel injected turbo bug is more reliable. I...
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    2004 audi a3 3.2 quatro

    But that still requires internet connection on your phone which i don't have. workshop is out in the sticks and only just get phone reception most of the time. My main business is classic aircooled VW restoration.
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    2004 audi a3 3.2 quatro

    My VCDS is on a windows pc at work with no internet. I have to post when i get home where i only use MAC.
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    2004 audi a3 3.2 quatro

    Will do at weekend unfortunately don't have internet at work.
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    2004 audi a3 3.2 quatro

    Evening everyone Im hoping someone can point me in the right direction. I bought a a3 8P 3.2 Quattro with what I thought was a dash cluster fault. Most of the time the car is fine but sometimes when i go to start it the dash wont wake up. iv also noticed that the milage and clock doesn't...
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