'01 allroad bricked?

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still crazy...

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2001 Audi C5 A6 allroad, 6MT, APB
213,000 miles
Purchased 2009 at 90,000 miles in Orlando, drove home to New Mexico highlands (7400’—high and dry).

Most work done by indy Audi shop (Hans Wittler), but increasingly self-maintained.

July 2019, replaced notoriously self-destructing viscous fan (and pulley) with JHM, electrical fan kit, wiring issues prompted me to install in-dash manual switch.

Very few miles in 2020.

Recent issues:
  1. Intermittent emissions failures for several years (eg. P0442 code EVAC small leak)—main reason I bought a cheap PC and VCDS.
  2. 6MT reverse freezing up, and 1st gear difficult once the car is warmed up, worse in cold weather (winter lows, 10-20˚F), began 10 months ago.
  3. Last trip to town (70 miles RT), driver’s side HVAC was intermittently blowing cold air on me a couple of times during ambient winter temperatures.

Recently notified that MVD wants a vehicle inspection by January 15, 2021, even though registration is good until 2022. So my plan was to delete trouble codes, drive in to town for groceries, and see what emission codes are currently popping up, and how long they take to pop up after being cleared—22 December 2020.

Started with an auto-scan, which didn’t show any of the typical emissions codes, but some other issues, including the HVAC problem described above. Strange and unexpected since I’ve done no emissions related work on the car in many months.

Went to OBD and selected Clear DTCs. I don’t use VCDS often enough to have a smooth workflow engrained, but the result of deleting trouble codes didn’t seem right. So I began another scan. This is when the program and the car froze.

I can only assume that, in my haste, I interrupted a process I shouldn’t have.

Jumped in my wife’s Tacoma, and went shopping before the day was entirely lost.

Current Status:
  • VCDS alert reads, "Car is NOT ISO/OBC-II Compatible! If this car is a VW/Audi/Sat/Skoda Try SELECT -> Individual Controllers". The controllers are not available.
  • Ignition, lights, most functions are unavailable; Seats are immobile;
  • From my limited understanding of VCDS, the car is stuck in some stage of a scan;
  • When I attach USB interface, key on, the interface blinks BLUE.

I’m hoping that experienced eyes can discern possible next steps to be taken. I’m fond of this car... when it’s running. I’d like to restore that condition.

Thank you!
still crazy...

Attached below:
  • Earliest scan recorded with VCDS (2 November, 2018);
  • Most recent scan recorded before 22 December, 2020 (3 August 2019);
  • Scan immediately prior to freezing, 22 December, 2020;
  • Photo of dashboard lights in current condition.


EARLIEST SCAN WHEN FIRST ACQUIRED VCDS


Code:
Friday,02,November,2018,16:24:37:63562
VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 7 x86
VCDS Version: 18.9.0.2  HEX-V2 CB: 0.4436.4
Data version: 20180927 DS296.0
www.Ross-Tech.com


VIN: WAUYP64B11N074459   License Plate: KRY949
Mileage: 205734   Repair Order:

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Chassis Type: 4B (4B - Audi A6/S6/RS6/allroad C5 (1998 > 2005))
Scan: 01 02 03 06 08 15 16 17 18 22 34 35 36 37 45 55 56 57 65 67
          75 76 77
VIN: WAUYP64B11N074459  
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Address 01: Engine        Labels: 078-907-551-AZA.lbl
   Part No: 4Z7 907 551
   Component: 2.7l V6/5VT     G   0002 
   Coding: 06712
   Shop #: WSC 02325 
   VCID: 55F782B71C1ED20F9D3-513C
   WAUYP64B11N074459     AUZ7Z0Y1627312

8 Faults Found:
16826 - EVAP Emission Control Sys
            P0442 - 35-10 - Small Leak - Intermittent
16805 - Warm Up Catalyst; Bank 1
            P0421 - 35-10 - Efficiency Below Threshold - Intermittent
16815 - Warm Up Catalyst; Bank 2
            P0431 - 35-10 - Efficiency Below Threshold - Intermittent
17863 - Exhaust Gas Temp Sensor 1 (G235)
            P1455 - 35-10 - Implausible Signal - Intermittent
17930 - Camshaft Adjustment; Bank 2
            P1522 - 35-10 - Malfunction - Intermittent
17831 - Secondary Air Injection System; Bank 1
            P1423 - 35-00 - Insufficient Flow
17819 - Secondary Air Injection System; Bank 2
            P1411 - 35-00 - Insufficient Flow
17977 - Cruise Control Switch (E45)
            P1569 - 35-10 - Implausible Signal - Intermittent
Readiness: 0000 0000


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Address 03: ABS Brakes        Labels: 8D0-907-389.lbl
   Part No: 4Z7 907 389
   Component: ABS/ESP allrad      D47 
   Coding: 06395
   Shop #: WSC 02325 
   VCID: 094F9EC78026C6EFC9B-513C

No fault code found.


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Address 06: Seat Mem. Pass        Labels: None
   Part No: 4B0 959 760 C
   Component: Sitzmemory R1 BF    0102 
   Coding: 00003
   Shop #: WSC 00000 
   VCID: 2D070A57540EBACF053-4AE0

No fault code found.


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Address 08: Auto HVAC        Labels:
   Part No: 4B0 820 043 L
   VCID: 2313EC6F02CA7CBFA37-2586


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Address 15: Airbags        Labels: 4B0-959-655-AI8.lbl
   Part No: 4Z7 959 655 C
   Component: Airbag Front+Kopf  1002 
   Coding: 00307
   Shop #: WSC 02325 
   VCID: 4FFB70DF3EC2A8DF57F-513C

No fault code found.


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Address 16: Steering wheel        Labels:
   Part No: 4B0 907 487 D
   VCID: 2D070A57540EBACF053-4FDA


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Address 17: Instruments        Labels: 4B0-920-xxx-17.lbl
   Part No: 4Z7 920 980 B
   Component: C5-KOMBIINSTR. VDO D13  
   Coding: 02264
   Shop #: WSC 05141 
   VCID: 43D34CEFE28A5CBFC37-5118
   WAUYP64B11N074459     AUZ7Z0Y1627312

No fault code found.


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Address 34: Level Control        Labels: 4Z7-907-553.lbl
   Part No: 4Z7 907 553 F
   Component:  - 2C1A1          D060   
   Coding: 25500
   Shop #: WSC 03843 
   VCID: 48C95BC3DBAC7FE7165-50F4

1 Fault Found:
01575 - Control Switched Off
            35-00 -  -


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Address 35: Centr. Locks        Labels:. 4B0-962-258.lbl
   Part No: 4B0 962 258 J
   Component: Central Lock/Alarm  D33 
   Coding: 15917
   Shop #: WSC 05164 
   VCID: 30391323433CD7272E5-4EEA

6 Faults Found:
01366 - Opened Due to Crash Signal
            35-00 -  -
01370 - Alarm triggered by Interior Monitoring
            35-00 -  -
01368 - Alarm triggered by Luggage Compartment Switch
            35-00 -  -
00955 - Key 1
            09-10 - Adaptation Limit Surpassed - Intermittent
01560 - Passenger Door
            59-10 - Can't Unlock - Intermittent
01561 - Rear left door
            59-10 - Can't Unlock - Intermittent


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Address 36: Seat Mem. Drvr        Labels: None
   Part No: 4B0 959 760 B
   Component: Sitzmemory R1 F     0101 
   Coding: 00001
   Shop #: WSC 00000 
   VCID: 2C0107536F14B3C712D-4AE0

No fault code found.


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Address 37: Navigation        Labels: 4B0-919-887-BNS3.lbl
   Part No: 4B0 919 887 B
   Component: Navigation     BNO 0001 
   VCID: 323D192B4D30E537581-4AE0

1 Fault Found:
65535 - Internal Control Module Memory Error
            00-00 -  -


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Address 45: Inter. Monitor        Labels: 4B0-951-178.lbl
   Part No: 4B0 951 178 A
   Component: Innenraumueberw.    D04 
   Coding: 00102
   Shop #: WSC 02325 
   VCID: 2615F57B71F88997C49-50AE

No fault code found.


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Address 55: Headlight Range        Labels: 4Z7-907-357.lbl
   Part No: 4Z7 907 357
   Component: dynamische LWR       D05 
   Coding: 00030
   Shop #: WSC 02325 
   VCID: 04518FF3A7049B87BAD-4B5C

No fault code found.


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Address 56: Radio        Labels: 8D0-035-1xx-56.lbl
   Part No: 4B0 035 195 A
   Component:  Radio              D00 
   Coding: 00115
   Shop #: WSC 02325 
   VCID: 1E65DD9B29A851578C9-4B3C

1 Fault Found:
00856 - Radio Antenna
            29-10 - Short to Ground - Intermittent


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Address 76: Park Assist        Labels: 8Z0-919-283.lbl
   Part No: 8Z0 919 283
   Component: Parkingsyst. A6 RDW D05 
   Coding: 00186
   Shop #: WSC 02325 
   VCID: 025D89EBBD1095B7881-5118

No fault code found.

End----------(Elapsed Time: 04:01, VBatt start/end: 12.1V/12.1V)-----------





MOST RECENT SCAN BEFORE 22 December


Saturday,03,August,2019,12:33:54:63562
VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 7 x86
VCDS Version: 19.6.1.0  HEX-V2 CB: 0.4508.4
Data version: 20190529 DS308.0
www.Ross-Tech.com


VIN: WAUYP64B11N074459   License Plate:
Mileage: 212529   Repair Order:



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Chassis Type: 4B (4B - Audi A6/S6/RS6/allroad C5 (1998 > 2005))
Scan: 01 02 03 06 08 15 16 17 18 22 34 35 36 37 45 55 56 57 65 67
          75 76 77
VIN: WAUYP64B11N074459  
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 01: Engine        Labels: 078-907-551-AZA.lbl
   Part No: 4Z7 907 551
   Component: 2.7l V6/5VT     G   0002 
   Coding: 06712
   Shop #: WSC 02325 
   VCID: 55F782B71C1ED20FC9F-513C
   WAUYP64B11N074459     AUZ7Z0Y1627312

6 Faults Found:
16805 - Warm Up Catalyst; Bank 1
            P0421 - 35-10 - Efficiency Below Threshold - Intermittent
16815 - Warm Up Catalyst; Bank 2
            P0431 - 35-10 - Efficiency Below Threshold - Intermittent
17863 - Exhaust Gas Temp Sensor 1 (G235)
            P1455 - 35-10 - Implausible Signal - Intermittent
17930 - Camshaft Adjustment; Bank 2
            P1522 - 35-10 - Malfunction - Intermittent
17977 - Cruise Control Switch (E45)
            P1569 - 35-10 - Implausible Signal - Intermittent
17870 - Exhaust Gas Temp Regulation for Bank 2
            P1462 - 35-10 - Implausible Signal - Intermittent
Readiness: 0000 0000

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Address 03: ABS Brakes        Labels: 8D0-907-389.lbl
   Part No: 4Z7 907 389
   Component: ABS/ESP allrad      D47 
   Coding: 06395
   Shop #: WSC 02325 
   VCID: 094F9EC78026C6EF9D7-513C

No fault code found.


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Address 06: Seat Mem. Pass        Labels: None
   Part No: 4B0 959 760 C
   Component: Sitzmemory R1 BF    0102 
   Coding: 00003
   Shop #: WSC 00000 
   VCID: 2D070A57540EBACF51F-4AE0

No fault code found.

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Address 08: Auto HVAC        Labels: 4B0-820-043-MY1.lbl
   Part No: 4B0 820 043 L
   Component: A6-Klimavollautomat D64 
   Coding: 00160
   Shop #: WSC 02325 
   VCID: 2313EC6F02CA7CBFF7B-2586

1 Fault Found:
01841 - Potentiometer/Actuator for Temperature Flap; Left (G220)
            30-10 - Open or Short to Plus - Intermittent


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Address 15: Airbags        Labels: 4B0-959-655-AI8.lbl
   Part No: 4Z7 959 655 C
   Component: Airbag Front+Kopf  1002 
   Coding: 00307
   Shop #: WSC 02325 
   VCID: 4FFB70DF3EC2A8DF033-513C

No fault code found.


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 16: Steering wheel        Labels: 4B0-907-487.lbl
   Part No: 4B0 907 487 D
   Component: Lenkradelektronik    D02 
   Coding: 00102
   Shop #: WSC 12345 
   VCID: 2D070A57540EBACF51F-4FDA

No fault code found.


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 17: Instruments        Labels: 4B0-920-xxx-17.lbl
   Part No: 4Z7 920 980 B
   Component: C5-KOMBIINSTR. VDO D13  
   Coding: 02264
   Shop #: WSC 05141 
   VCID: 43D34CEFE28A5CBF97B-5118
   WAUYP64B11N074459     AUZ7Z0Y1627312

No fault code found.


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 34: Level Control        Labels: 4Z7-907-553.lbl
   Part No: 4Z7 907 553 F
   Component:  - 2C1A1          D060   
   Coding: 25500
   Shop #: WSC 03843 
   VCID: 48C95BC3DBAC7FE7429-50F4

No fault code found.


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 35: Centr. Locks        Labels:. 4B0-962-258.clb
   Part No: 4B0 962 258 J
   Component: Central Lock/Alarm  D33 
   Coding: 15917
   Shop #: WSC 05164 
   VCID: 30391323433CD7277A9-4EC8

1 Fault Found:
01560 - Passenger Door
            59-10 - Can't Unlock - Intermittent


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 36: Seat Mem. Drvr        Labels: None
   Part No: 4B0 959 760 B
   Component: Sitzmemory R1 F     0101 
   Coding: 00001
   Shop #: WSC 00000 
   VCID: 2C0107536F14B3C7461-4AE0

No fault code found.


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 37: Navigation        Labels: 4B0-919-887-BNS3.lbl
   Part No: 4B0 919 887 B
   Component: Navigation     BNO 0001 
   VCID: 323D192B4D30E5370CD-4AC2

1 Fault Found:
65535 - Internal Control Module Memory Error
            00-00 - -


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 45: Inter. Monitor        Labels: 4B0-951-178.lbl
   Part No: 4B0 951 178 A
   Component: Innenraumueberw.    D04 
   Coding: 00102
   Shop #: WSC 02325 
   VCID: 2615F57B71F88997905-50AE

No fault code found.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 55: Headlight Range        Labels: 4Z7-907-357.lbl
   Part No: 4Z7 907 357
   Component: dynamische LWR       D05 
   Coding: 00030
   Shop #: WSC 02325 
   VCID: 04518FF3A7049B87EE1-4B5C

No fault code found.


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 56: Radio        Labels: 8D0-035-1xx-56.lbl
   Part No: 4B0 035 195 A
   Component:  Radio              D00 
   Coding: 00115
   Shop #: WSC 02325 
   VCID: 1E65DD9B29A85157D85-4B7A

1 Fault Found:
65535 - Internal Control Module Memory Error
            00-00 - -


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 76: Park Assist        Labels: 8Z0-919-283.lbl
   Part No: 8Z0 919 283
   Component: Parkingsyst. A6 RDW D05 
   Coding: 00186
   Shop #: WSC 02325 
   VCID: 025D89EBBD1095B7DCD-5118

No fault code found.

End----(Elapsed Time: 04:05, VBatt start/end: 12.0V/11.9V. VIgn 11.9V)-----




SCAN IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO FREEZING

Tuesday,22,December,2020,18:34:47:63562
VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 7 x86
VCDS Version: 20.12.0.1  HEX-V2 CB: 0.4529.4
Data version: 20201125 DS322.1
www.Ross-Tech.com


VIN: WAUYP64B11N074459   License Plate:


Chassis Type: 4B (4B - Audi A6/S6/RS6/allroad C5 (1998 > 2005))
Scan: 01 02 03 06 08 15 16 17 18 22 34 35 36 37 45 55 56 57 65 67
          75 76 77

VIN: WAUYP64B11N074459 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 03: ABS Brakes        Labels: 8D0-907-389.lbl
   Part No: 4Z7 907 389
   Component: ABS/ESP allrad      D47
   Coding: 06395
   Shop #: WSC 02325
   VCID: 094F9EC78026C6E324C-513C

No fault code found.


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 06: Seat Mem. Pass        Labels: None
   Part No: 4B0 959 760 C
   Component: Sitzmemory R1 BF    0102
   Coding: 00003
   Shop #: WSC 00000
   VCID: 2D070A57540EBAC3E84-4AE0

1 Fault Found:
00668 - Supply Voltage Terminal 30
            07-10 - Signal too Low - Intermittent

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 08: Auto HVAC        Labels: 4B0-820-043-MY1.lbl
   Part No: 4B0 820 043 L
   Component: A6-Klimavollautomat D64
   Coding: 00160
   Shop #: WSC 02325
   VCID: 2313EC6F02CA7CB34E0-2586

1 Fault Found:
01841 - Potentiometer/Actuator for Temperature Flap; Left (G220)
            30-10 - Open or Short to Plus - Intermittent

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 15: Airbags        Labels: 4B0-959-655-AI8.lbl
   Part No: 4Z7 959 655 C
   Component: Airbag Front+Kopf  1002
   Coding: 00307
   Shop #: WSC 02325
   VCID: 4FFB70DF3EC2A8D3BA8-513C

No fault code found.


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 16: Steering wheel        Labels: 4B0-907-487.lbl
   Part No: 4B0 907 487 D
   Component: Lenkradelektronik    D02
   Coding: 00102
   Shop #: WSC 12345
   VCID: 2D070A57540EBAC3E84-4FDA

No fault code found.


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 17: Instruments        Labels: 4B0-920-xxx-17.lbl
   Part No: 4Z7 920 980 B
   Component: C5-KOMBIINSTR. VDO D13 
   Coding: 02264
   Shop #: WSC 05141
   VCID: 43D34CEFE28A5CB32E0-5118
   WAUYP64B11N074459     AUZ7Z0Y1627312

No fault code found.


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 34: Level Control        Labels: 4Z7-907-553.lbl
   Part No: 4Z7 907 553 F
   Component:  - 2C1A1          D060  
   Coding: 25500
   Shop #: WSC 03843
   VCID: 48C95BC3DBAC7FEBFB2-50F4

No fault code found.


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 35: Centr. Locks        Labels:. 4B0-962-258.clb
   Part No: 4B0 962 258 J
   Component: Central Lock/Alarm  D33
   Coding: 15917
   Shop #: WSC 05164
   VCID: 30391323433CD72BC32-4EEA

2 Faults Found:
01366 - Opened Due to Crash Signal
            35-00 - -
00955 - Key 1
            09-00 - Adaptation Limit Surpassed


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 36: Seat Mem. Drvr        Labels: None
   Part No: 4B0 959 760 B
   Component: Sitzmemory R1 F     0101
   Coding: 00001
   Shop #: WSC 00000
   VCID: 2C0107536F14B3CBFFA-4AE0

1 Fault Found:
00668 - Supply Voltage Terminal 30
            07-10 - Signal too Low - Intermittent


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 37: Navigation        Labels: 4B0-919-887-BNS3.lbl
   Part No: 4B0 919 887 B
   Component: Navigation     BNO 0001
   VCID: 323D192B4D30E53BB56-4AC2

1 Fault Found:
65535 - Internal Control Module Memory Error
            00-00 - -


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 45: Inter. Monitor        Labels: 4B0-951-178.lbl
   Part No: 4B0 951 178 A
   Component: Innenraumueberw.    D04
   Coding: 00102
   Shop #: WSC 02325
   VCID: 2615F57B71F8899B29E-50AE

No fault code found.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 55: Headlight Range        Labels: 4Z7-907-357.lbl
   Part No: 4Z7 907 357
   Component: dynamische LWR       D05
   Coding: 00030
   Shop #: WSC 02325
   VCID: 04518FF3A7049B8B57A-4B5C

No fault code found.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 56: Radio        Labels: 8D0-035-1xx-56.lbl
   Part No: 4B0 035 195 A
   Component:  Radio              D00
   Coding: 00115
   Shop #: WSC 02325
   VCID: 1E65DD9B29A8515B61E-4B5C

1 Fault Found:
65535 - Internal Control Module Memory Error
            00-00 - -

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 76: Park Assist        Labels: 8Z0-919-283.lbl
   Part No: 8Z0 919 283
   Component: Parkingsyst. A6 RDW D05
   Coding: 00186
   Shop #: WSC 02325
   VCID: 025D89EBBD1095BB656-5118

No fault code found.

End----(Elapsed Time: 04:21, VBatt start/end: 11.6V/10.8V. VIgn 10.7V)-----


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still crazy...

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First of all please check battery.
VBatt start/end: 11.6V/10.8V. VIgn 10.7V.
Thank you, Boki.

That was one of the first places I looked. The battery is four years old, so there's a good chance that's an issue. It tests with a multimeter at about 13volts, but with the car in its current state, I have no way of checking cold cranking. And any cranking right now would be very cold! I'm going to try charging it again. Bare metal for grounding is rare in an Audi engine compartment.

I'm tempted to just go buy a battery, but I'll see if another charge does anything. Pandemic has been hard on cars in 'quarantine'.

Thanks for your quick response.
 
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Vehicle Identification No.WAUYP64B11N074459
ModelAudi A6 Av. qu. 2,7
allroad
A6AR
Date of production14.11.2000
Model year2001
Sales type4BH579
Engine CodeAPB
Transmission CodeEHS


Vehicle class differentiation
powertrains/platform parts
0DSVehicle class differentiation -4B0-
Emission standard0GLEmission standard TLEV
Trailer hitch1D0Without trailer hitch
airbag4UBAirbag for NAR
Activated carbon canister/gasoline
particulate filter
1E4Activated carbon canister (ORVR)
and siphoning device for fueling


Welcome to the VCDS forum OP!

ECU is online because MIL indeed illuminates!

Might just be a glitch or poor connection very likely at DLC.

Have you tried wiggle test and directly to communicate with ECU on main modules screen in VCDS?

Battery voltage like Boku aforementioned?

I would perform an inspection of DLC plug where interface plugs in.
 
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still crazy...

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Thanks for the welcome, Jack!

The battery is being charged now, but my take is, it's time for a new one, regardless. As soon as it's charged, I look forward to trying the wiggle test at DLC. The connection feels solid when I plug it in, but we'll see. I'll also try the ECU module.

Electrical is my weakest knowledge area when it comes to cars, and that becomes an increasingly glaring deficit as time goes by.
 
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Readiness: 0000 0000
This indicates fault codes have not been cleared recently.

When I attach USB interface, key on, the interface blinks BLUE.
Blue means it has enumerated with the PC, but doesn't see any power from the car. Check for power at pin 16 of the OBD_II connector. That pin should be unswitched power.

-Uwe-
 
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This indicates fault codes have not been cleared recently.

or

If the codes were indeed cleared and that readiness displayed like that, well it would mean FOD being nefarious! ;)
 
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First of all please check battery.
VBatt start/end: 11.6V/10.8V. VIgn 10.7V.

Good Morning, Boki!

Wanted to let you know that I went out to the garage late this evening and saw that the battery was fully charged. Hmmm. Okay, I opened the driver's door, and, to my surprise, there was my bright, colorful dashboard beaming at me. Having finally cleared the codes, I just got back from a drive in the Manzano Mountains as the moon rose.

Thank you, thank you! I believe it was Einstein who said, if we find a simple answer, it's usually the truth. I like that. Even when it sometimes takes a convoluted path to arrive at simplicity!

This story probably isn't over, but if it is, I'll do my best to accept it. Thank you, everyone!
 
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VCDS not able to access engine ecu in latest december 22 scan. Try manually opening it.
 
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