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    That's a sure sign of demonic possession! ;) ...

    That's a sure sign of demonic possession! ;)

    Seriously now, I cannot imagine why overlaying an extra ground wire would make it unhappy. That makes no sense to me at all.

    -Uwe-
  2. I would start by charging this poor car's...

    I would start by charging this poor car's battery.

    Next, I would investigate the throttle position sensor faults.

    -Uwe-
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    Have you checked the condition of the ground(s)...

    Have you checked the condition of the ground(s) for the right tail light assembly?

    And the condition of the bulb sockets themselves?

    -Uwe-
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    If it starts and runs, and things are generally...

    If it starts and runs, and things are generally powering up and working, I don't think it's likely due to an immobilizer fault. An immobilizer fault could prevent communications with 01-Engine...
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    Sticky: Nope, you don't need to do anything. In fact,...

    Nope, you don't need to do anything. In fact, about an hour ago, I merged the the second customer record that was created in our database when you registered your HEX-NET with your original one. ...
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    Moving this to Car Repair support. Having to...

    Moving this to Car Repair support.

    Having to manually select the Chassis on is normal and expected on a T4.

    What happens if you manually try to access some of the other modules, like:
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    I un-deleted post #8 for your. The following...

    I un-deleted post #8 for your. The following two appear to be duplicates. I have no idea what you are doing that's causing them to get deleted. What kind of device are you using to post here?
    ...
  8. Thread: 4F A6 not starting

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    Which wire can be cut that will keep the Kessy...

    Which wire can be cut that will keep the Kessy happy?

    -Uwe-
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    One of the CAN buses connected to the instrument...

    One of the CAN buses connected to the instrument cluster is in backup mode, where data can only flow through a single wire rather that the differential signal on a twisted pair. I think it's the...
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    Everything; the whole car please. Even in...

    Everything; the whole car please. Even in 2003, cars were already a computer network on wheels.

    -Uwe-
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    Absolutely he should have, right then and there,...

    Absolutely he should have, right then and there, during the debate, for all the world to see.

    Nobody's perfect. Everyone makes mistakes and people respect it when you own up to them.

    -Uwe-
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    Same as last year...

    Same as last year; it was dang cold up there last night.

    George supposedly did de-pin the thing last summer, so it can't actually lock up your steering column.

    Anyway, over the phone: We...
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    Since the parking brake isn't powered up isn't...

    Since the parking brake isn't powered up isn't powered up, VCDS can't talk to it.

    Have you tried clearing faults codes in 05 to see if you can get the thing to power up? This used to work in...
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    I think it's just that cars with with ABS modules...

    I think it's just that cars with with ABS modules that have VIN-specific codings are getting older. The oldest of them are now at 11 years.

    If you power up one of these cars with the instrument...
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    Been here?
    http://wiki.ross-tech.com/wiki/index.php/Cruise_Control_Retrofitting_%281K%29

    ECM coding is documented in VCDS; see Byte 6 in the Long Coding Helper.

    I am not certain whether the...
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    Let me translate this for the new member. It...

    Let me translate this for the new member. It means the ABS module installed here isn't the "correct" one for the car. That doesn't necessarily mean it won't work though, but it certainly lessens...
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    Hi and welcome. Been here?...

    Hi and welcome.

    Been here?
    http://wiki.ross-tech.com/wiki/index.php/18447/P2015/008213
    http://wiki.ross-tech.com/wiki/index.php/16683/P0299/000665

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    Been here?...

    Been here?
    https://forums.ross-tech.com/showthread.php?9468-The-Best-Way-to-Perform-a-Parasitic-Draw-Test

    -Uwe-
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    Since it seems you are retrofitting a...

    Since it seems you are retrofitting a non-standard suspension, moved from Product Support to Retrofits.

    Please update your VCDS. People around here tend to regard seriously outdated software...
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    Here is fine. I'm reasonably confident there...

    Here is fine. I'm reasonably confident there are people here who can come up with an appropriate coding for this. Unfortunately, I'm not one of them.

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    Split from this thread...

    Split from this thread. I'm interested, but the OP in that thread specifically stated he wasn't looking for legal advice.

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    I can't speak for everyone here, but I view him...

    I can't speak for everyone here, but I view him as the guy who inspired various communist despots to kill over 100 million people who didn't agree their vision in the last century.

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    She might have gotten some mojo back last night;...

    She might have gotten some mojo back last night; we'll see.

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    OK, let me try to explain & summarize where Jack...

    OK, let me try to explain & summarize where Jack is coming from here:

    All power-train (in this case ECU and TCU) software has to be emissions certified, with the software versions and the...
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    Come on Jack, it's an 11 year old car with over...

    Come on Jack, it's an 11 year old car with over 100,000 miles on it. Dealers aren't gonna own up to any warranty even if it theoretically exists.

    -Uwe-
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