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  1. Thread: 2014 Audi RS5

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    Hmm, OK. I guess I was tripped up by one of these...

    Hmm, OK. I guess I was tripped up by one of these fancy-shmancy cars with pushbutton start and you can physically turn the key to the correct position.
    Lesson(s) learned, thanks!
    --Michael
  2. Thread: 2014 Audi RS5

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    2014 Audi RS5

    Yes, the car seemed to run great. Drove it around the proverbial block.
    When I did the scan the engine was off, but ignition was 'on' with gauge cluster and screen on and illuminated.

    And Oops I...
  3. Thread: 2014 Audi RS5

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    2014 Audi RS5

    "Status: Cannot be reached 1100"
    What does this 'error' message mean? I scanned a 2014 Audi RS5 I wanted to purchase but didn't know what to make of the numerous occurrences of this message....
  4. Thread: Random Photos

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    2002 S8 and fall foliage

    Hi, couldn't resist posting a pic of my 2002 S8, on which I just finished replacing all the control arms, shocks and springs. Drives (almost) like new again!
    I really enjoy this car, and now its...
  5. Yep, I found the setting for trailer config under...

    Yep, I found the setting for trailer config under the #10 parking assist section, tahnks. overlooked that one before.
  6. Trailer hitch configuration for 2011 Audi Q5 ?

    Hi, i installed the audi oem hitch (and electrical connections) and used vcds to tick all the right boxes (i think), but theres an odd behavior:

    Without trailer attached the parking/proximity...
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    Features that dont claim a VIN?

    Hi, been looking over the website for a description of what I can do with VCDS on a friends car, that wont use one of my 3 vins.
    I know I can run Auto-Scan, but can I clear codes without using up...
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    I was able to try-before-you-buy, by renting a...

    I was able to try-before-you-buy, by renting a cable for a week from an ebay-er for only $30. That got me comfortable with how VCDS works and what it can do. Then I finally bought my own from RT last...
  9. 2002 S8: troubleshooting Central Locking system code

    Hi, Auto-Scan indicates the following faults. Locks still work, and I disassembled the pump to inspect for common breakage of interals, but it looks good. So Im guessing theres just a vacuum leak in...
  10. 2002 S8: "lifter-tick"- or diesel-like rattle on idle?

    Hi, QuattroWorld forum archives suggest this is most likely failed locking pins on cam adjusters. The plastic cam chain guides appear intact on my car, so I plan to replace the cam adjuster units,...
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    2011 Q5 - tweak for radio "ON" settings?

    Hi, Im a brand new VCDS user - would like to find out if I can turn off the 'feature' that automatically turns on the radio every time the car is started. I find that super annoying for some reason....
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    Thanks Uwe, I have considered the VCDS-Mobile...

    Thanks Uwe,
    I have considered the VCDS-Mobile (use with iphone6), but was advised by a Ross-Tech employee that I might not have full wireless functionality for my 2011 Q5?
    But that my 2002 S8...
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    Great! Thanks PetrolDave!

    Great! Thanks PetrolDave!
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    computer requirements clarification

    Hi, I just finished renting a HEX+CAN interface as a try-before-buy exercise, and it went well, using my work laptop (Win7 EliteBook).
    But I thought I read here on the forums (cant find it again)...
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