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  1. Thread: EV Thread

    by Dunwood
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    The result of what happens when you attempt to...

    The result of what happens when you attempt to learn AutoCad the night before your project is due.......
  2. For you DIY-Home Gamers (like me), who don't have...

    For you DIY-Home Gamers (like me), who don't have access to Wurth or similar automotive specialty suppliers or wholesale electrical suppliers, you can find 3M friction tape at your nearest big orange...
  3. Latest scan from running vehicle: (The...

    Latest scan from running vehicle:
    (The immoblizer has been deleted/defeated; will I still need to adapt my existing two keys to get rid of the 01176 Unathorized key fault?)

    ...
  4. It's alive its alive. (need to do some...

    It's alive its alive. (need to do some adaptations this weekend). Will report final scan.
    I got a day job and mama needs a new pair of shoes.....
  5. '01 Jetta 1.8T 00562 Sensor for Oil Level/Temperature

    00562 - Sensor for Oil Level/Temperature (G266)
    29-10 - Short to Ground - Intermittent

    Putting vehicle back together after serious dose of repair by Sir Jack: an immobilized ECU and...
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    DIY here, thought: Your vehicle is 173KM or...

    DIY here, thought:
    Your vehicle is 173KM or 108K miles. I'm assuming the motor mounts are worn or have been replaced? Or you just stomp on it alot?
    Letting them go too long? Maybe damaged...
  7. I had the "green light". Uwe, you confirmed what...

    I had the "green light". Uwe, you confirmed what I suspected, the scan won't start w/o power from the vehicle. I had power.
    Therefore something else was wonky. But I walked away from the car sale,...
  8. Its registered and recently updated version of...

    Its registered and recently updated version of VCDS with Hex-V2 cable. I walked away from the vehicle, so I don't have access to it.
    It works fine on my 2001 1.8T Jetta. The scan on the Passat...
  9. Relatively new user: ZERO results from scan from 2004 Passat

    I'm a relatively new user, you can find another of my threads under repairs for a different vehicle.

    I attempted to TWICE "autoscan" a potential new vehicle (2004 Passat pre-purchase). After...
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    01M automatic transmission

    I dont own one. Just curious to hear from the pros.
    Are they that badly engineered? Or with regular preventative maintenance they have worked well.
    Perhaps a regular solinoid pack replacement...
  11. Paperwork scanned and sent. Moving forward, we...

    Paperwork scanned and sent. Moving forward, we can reduce the conspiracy theories to a dull roar.....
    Jack is doing this by the book, totally get it. He has a business to protect, and some crazy...
  12. MartinsX and Jack....while you two are trading...

    MartinsX and Jack....while you two are trading what ifs and thens, I had to explain to my wife and daughter what FUBAR meant. Thanks a lot....

    Then I stuck myself with the thick end of needle...
  13. I just printed out the log from Aug 12th, and the...

    I just printed out the log from Aug 12th, and the one from Saturday.
    Went over them and highlighted all the differences. (sorry old print guy its how I work).
    I can now see all the discrepancies....
  14. (geez I just typed this whole reply and didn't...

    (geez I just typed this whole reply and didn't hit "post quick reply").

    Flame suit on.....does it matter if one of the logs was a VCDS log and the other was a copy/paste from a MS Word doc? ...
  15. Hmm, well l've been driving to Marina Del Rey...

    Hmm, well l've been driving to Marina Del Rey today to look at a used Volvo for my daughter (been off the computer for awhile) to replace the Nissan she totaled a week ago.
    Don't get me started....
  16. Nobody has tampered with this vehicle since I...

    Nobody has tampered with this vehicle since I have taken it over from my kid (about Jan 2019).
    I do see the "coding" and VCID numbers changed between the two months of scans.

    Observation: both...
  17. When the vehicle was purchased, most of the...

    When the vehicle was purchased, most of the service was done by the local VW dealer and I did verify the service records.
    Been a couple of repairs in the Bay Area, when my son was attending school...
  18. The keys (2) have not been re-marry'd to the...

    The keys (2) have not been re-marry'd to the vehicle since we have owned it; purchased @ 70K.
    The ground and battery connections have in the past been excellant, a result of having a CA vehicle;...
  19. Jack, I've read enough of your posts to enjoy...

    Jack,
    I've read enough of your posts to enjoy your sometimes gentle humor and other times your Captain Obvious persona (and quite clever).
    I'm reading between the lines on your reply and honestly...
  20. 01 MK4 Jetta 1.8T Immobilizer (first time poster....)

    2001 MK4 Jetta 1.8T. Manual trans. California vehicle, not a rust bucket. 125K miles. Immobilizer initiated.
    Vehicle condition: extensive service and upkeep, 4K miles ago.
    New windshield 4 weeks...
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