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    The invoice for diagnosing and recharging noted...

    The invoice for diagnosing and recharging noted that they pulled out only 150g of gas and put in 450g of gas, oil and dye.
    All is working fine now, but I shall keep an eye on the Schrader valves....
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    Larry, I shall do that. I suspect that there has...

    Larry, I shall do that. I suspect that there has been a very slow loss of pressure over time.
    The system has not been re-pressurised since I bought it in late 2014.
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    I took the car in to my A/C workshop today and...

    I took the car in to my A/C workshop today and they extracted only a small amount of gas and then recharged it and added oil and dye in case there is a leak. for now, it works, but they want to look...
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    Understood.

    Understood.
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    Uwe, Many thanks for this which is very helpful,...

    Uwe, Many thanks for this which is very helpful, if disappointing news! I shall try to source a refurbished one.
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    Uwe, Thanks for the swift response. Here is the...

    Uwe, Thanks for the swift response.
    Here is the log of those MVs
    [Sunday,15,October,2017,11:13:13:60719
    VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 7 x64
    VCDS Version: 17.8.0.1...
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    A/C Failure What tests to do?

    Here is my autoscsan from my A4 2011 2.0 TDI Avant Quattro UK spec


    Saturday,14,October,2017,17:22:08:60719
    VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 7 x64
    VCDS Version:...
  8. Bump. Bump. I would love an answer to this one...

    Bump. Bump.

    I would love an answer to this one too.
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    I knew those faults were real. Main thing is...

    I knew those faults were real.
    Main thing is that we found the problem. Many thanks for your help.
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    Having cleared the fault codes yesterday I drove...

    Having cleared the fault codes yesterday I drove the car as normal today and here is this evening's scan.
    Looks normal to me, which supports Uwe's suggestion that the earlier one was the result of...
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    Thanks Uwe, That is what I shall do. I suspect...

    Thanks Uwe,
    That is what I shall do.
    I suspect that the USB ports are shot on the other laptop though why, I don't know.
    it may be time for a change!
    I'll report progress once I have cleared the...
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    I tried scanning the other car and again found...

    I tried scanning the other car and again found problems with communication so revived an old laptop, updated the vcds software and have now successfully scanned my car with the following result:

    ...
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    Uwe, Thanks. I'll do a scan of the Quattro to...

    Uwe,

    Thanks. I'll do a scan of the Quattro to check that the software has not caused a problem, possibly by not updating correctly, and if that runs well, I'll conclude that there is a problem...
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    Uwe, That is pretty much what I hoped to hear...

    Uwe,

    That is pretty much what I hoped to hear although it may be a pita to find the problem.
    The laptop is a Lenovo T430 running Windows 7 professional with Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3320MCPU @ 2.60...
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    Engine Module Fault Codes

    Here is the first autoscan I have taken of my recently acquired A4 B8.5


    Tuesday,22,August,2017,22:11:39:60719
    VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 7 x64
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    I have now managed to connect and play audio via...

    I have now managed to connect and play audio via Bluetooth instead, so that is presumably the way to go.
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    Music and other Audio from iphone 5 to MMI

    I have recently acquired a 2013 (B8.5) A4 S Line Black Edition with MMI Navigation Plus.

    Here is a scan:


    Tuesday,22,August,2017,22:11:39:60719
    VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running...
  18. Thread: Air Con Lost

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    Thanks Dr P. I have replaced one of these on my...

    Thanks Dr P.
    I have replaced one of these on my old B6 A4 and it was pretty simple, but I appreciate the warning and your guidance on the pressure readings I should expect.
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    UWE, Many thanks for the pointer. Here is my...

    UWE, Many thanks for the pointer.

    Here is my autoscan:


    Monday,22,May,2017,21:25:39:60719
    VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 7 x64
    VCDS Version: 17.1.3.0 (x64)
    Data...
  20. Thread: Air Con Lost

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    Air Con Lost

    Hi Chaps,
    This was perhaps the warmest day here in England this year and my car chose today to cease breathing cool air for my comfort.

    I'd like to attach an autoscan and a adaptation map and...
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    I've tried that. It made no difference to the...

    I've tried that. It made no difference to the turn signal dash repeater speed, which is the only noticeable symptom I am aware of.
    I've returned 181 to 65520 and 191 to 16143.
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    I agree, that is what I first assumed and then...

    I agree, that is what I first assumed and then concluded that it was missing the inner turn signals until advised that these are never present.

    I have changed the code in Channel 55 of Unit 17 to...
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    OK. I'll try that in the morning. Thanks for...

    OK. I'll try that in the morning.

    Thanks for all your help so far.
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    I have not done any in unit 17 intentionally, so...

    I have not done any in unit 17 intentionally, so I assume those changes seen were the accidental ones and so no coding log records them, but should there not be coding logs for unit 46 where I have...
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    I can only see the first of those. Might it be...

    I can only see the first of those. Might it be somewhere else?
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