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    Finally got a chance to log those suggested...

    Finally got a chance to log those suggested items. Not sure what the clutch and boost results show, but there are definitely misfires in all cylinders at certain times. Could this be due to carbon...
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    Yes of course, sorry. This scan is a little older...

    Yes of course, sorry. This scan is a little older but I don't think much has changed.


    Sunday,25,August,2019,16:52:58:43616
    VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 10 x64
    VCDS...
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    Live logging to troubleshoot?

    Hello,

    I am wondering if someone can tell me how to use my software to log activity while driving to troubleshoot a problem that is not producing any logged events in a scan.

    My 2010 Audi A5...
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    So the starter likely does not need replacing?...

    So the starter likely does not need replacing? Does the motor lend itself to replacing the brushes or should I just replace the entire unit?
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    Fresh Air Blower

    Hello,

    My fresh air blower does not turn on sometimes, especially when it is very hot outside. I can open up the shroud and give it a little help with a screwdriver and it always starts. I have...
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    I did think of doing that, but with the bolts...

    I did think of doing that, but with the bolts being recessed quite a bit, I was worried about being able to do it without damaging the pulley.
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    Oldest problem in the book...

    I am doing the timing belt, water pump, tensioner, drive belt, etc. on my daughter's 2006 Passat 2.0T.

    I have spent almost 2 full days trying to get all six of the crank pulley bolts out. The...
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    Walnut Blasting

    Hi All,

    My 2010 Audi 2.0T is in need of carbon buildup removal in the near future and the local German Auto Repair house quoted me $690 to walnut blast the intake valves.

    They are using a setup...
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    Parking Brake Problems

    Hello All,

    My daughter's Passat was having some intermittent parking brake problems about a year ago. It seemed power related and a new battery made the problem go away.
    The problem is back now,...
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    OK, readiness passed on all listed! I do have...

    OK, readiness passed on all listed!

    I do have a final question.

    My VCDS keeps counting down and telling me I must register within X uses (now down to 3). I do not understand as I believe I am...
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    Hmm. I just checked readiness. Everything passed...

    Hmm. I just checked readiness. Everything passed except Evaporative Emissions which says failed or incomplete.

    I drove the car to work and back today after the replacement and clearing, about 40...
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    Successfully replaced! Just need to verify...

    Successfully replaced!

    Just need to verify ready status after clearing the codes then off to get a smog certificate.:thumbs:

    Thanks again!
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    Yes, this helps a lot! Thanks! It seems even...

    Yes, this helps a lot! Thanks!

    It seems even when a local mechanic looked up the part it also gave him the wrong part number.

    I now have the correct part, but another challenge has presented...
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    N80 Solenoid Valve for 2010 A5

    Hello,

    I need to replace the N80 valve (037-906-283c) on my Audi A5 Quattro 2.0T. The valve available that is listed as the correct part for my vehicle does not look like the one that is currently...
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    Yes, a pre-purchase inspection is always good...

    Yes, a pre-purchase inspection is always good advice.

    Not too afraid of buying from a friend. He knows little about cars and I would not begrudge him any more than a stranger if a problem occurred...
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    Check Engine Light Today

    Hi all,

    Forgive me if this is in bad taste, but I am in a "try before you buy" situation with a friends car and it threw a check engine light today. I ran a scan and this is the result. I would...
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    VCDS already paid for itself!

    I am verified but seem unable to post elsewhere so I am putting it here.

    Shortly after receiving my VCDS I ran a scan on my 2002 Jetta 2.0 (I have three Volkswagens).

    It showed a long term fuel...
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