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  1. Thread: The Data Battle

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    I think none of us know how this plays out across...

    I think none of us know how this plays out across the world. This is just the first layer of making all users of these new vehicles aware that mama OE is watching.

    How long will it be before...
  2. Thread: The Data Battle

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    I have been talking on and off about this since...

    I have been talking on and off about this since 2007. The fact that by 2021 most cars sold will have GSM capability to send data back to mama is pretty much a given. The battle for who owns that...
  3. Thread: The Data Battle

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    The Data Battle

    And so the new battle - like the "Right to Repair" battle - begins:

    http://message.autocare.org/q/12Ey5lHuL77X2m1qZJ3GNKnm/wv
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    Seeing they are all intermittent codes, they...

    Seeing they are all intermittent codes, they would only concern if they are recurrent. Recommend you clear all the fault codes, run the car for a week or so, and check again. Given the battery...
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    Agreed... I failed to include that the financial...

    Agreed... I failed to include that the financial institutions likely do not want the "free" deal for they will be out of business... They like charging all the interest they get!
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    I think Jack said it all here... make sure the...

    I think Jack said it all here... make sure the grounds are robust enough to carry the current. If not, the coil may burn up.
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    This education cost is a big election issue....

    This education cost is a big election issue. Sorry for my long post...

    Here are some USA facts: Most suburban high school students graduate with a background in college preparatory courses. More...
  8. While I do not disagree with Wolfgang that the...

    While I do not disagree with Wolfgang that the CAN Gateway may be bad, I would check all the wiring around it and make sure all is connected to the gateway.

    Any chance someone played with the...
  9. I'm thinking about a "Taco" as Uwe has named...

    I'm thinking about a "Taco" as Uwe has named it... a Toyota Tacoma TRD - not sure of the trim level yet. There is a 2017 used one available with everything I would ever want. Gonna try to see it...
  10. Looks like Miss Tiggy is going for service again! 2010 Tiguan SEL 2.0L Auto

    Well Miss Tiggy just had an oil change and full service 3 weeks ago. This week, she is going bonkers and running really rich. Here are the fuel trims:



    Address 01: Engine ...
  11. Thread: Long code

    by Bruce
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    The only way to get the factory setting is to go...

    The only way to get the factory setting is to go to the dealer and have them download the settings from the factory servers through a factory diagnostic tool.

    As VAG will not permit Ross-Tech to...
  12. Thread: 2009 q7 key fob

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    Unfortunately, that will need a dealer to make a...

    Unfortunately, that will need a dealer to make a new key and program it to the immoblizer in the Q7. VCDS cannot access the VAG servers to do that work as VAG will not allow it.
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    The Autoscan gives us module part numbers and...

    The Autoscan gives us module part numbers and software information by which we can then examine things further. With that information, we should be able to tell if VCDS is going to do what we think...
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    For context, please post an Auto-scan. How to...

    For context, please post an Auto-scan.
    How to post an Auto-Scan
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    Thanks Andy. 10" off at 75 yards after the...

    Thanks Andy. 10" off at 75 yards after the slight accident in the garage during hunting season where the rifle fell over and hit the concrete floor is pretty significant. Thanks for dialing it back...
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    Your understanding is correct Grant. Yes, VCDS...

    Your understanding is correct Grant. Yes, VCDS can do all that is needed but the targeting system has to be in place. This target system from VAG is not inexpensive. There are few vendors who are...
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    I believe that if the crank sensor is not sending...

    I believe that if the crank sensor is not sending pulses, then the ECU shuts down the injectors, spark and all that. It needs to see valid crank signal.

    How about an autoscan please. Help is...
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    on some older modules, that is the case. Uwe has...

    on some older modules, that is the case. Uwe has given you the fuel trim block numbers you need.
  19. Thread: Audi C7 2014

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    That is one flaw. There are others. If you were...

    That is one flaw. There are others. If you were to open the unit, you find the contents to be a modification of a very old design of ours. It is a fake. Sorry we have to tell you that.
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    It appears I offended but I don't understand how....

    It appears I offended but I don't understand how. I believe I was concurring with your points that people have been taught to depend on their gizmos and gadgets and no longer have the curiosity to...
  21. Thread: Audi C7 2014

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    It may appear genuine. We can assure you it is...

    It may appear genuine. We can assure you it is not.
  22. Thread: EV Thread

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    Changing gears a moment. When I was in the UK...

    Changing gears a moment. When I was in the UK for the Automechanika Birmingham, I ended my trip going through London. Some colleagues and I went to check out the Fully Charged Event at Silverstone...
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    Have you looked in advanced measuring values? the...

    Have you looked in advanced measuring values? the PIDs are shown in a drop down list.
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    Jack, I think the world has been changed to...

    Jack, I think the world has been changed to believe that the gizmos and gadgets in our lives tell the story, tell the truth. All of society seems to have moved into believing that electronics...
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    Welcome to our world! Seems you understand what...

    Welcome to our world! Seems you understand what our team goes through every day as we try to decode the magic without releasing the mysterious gray smoke in these chippy things! Once that smoke is...
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