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    It is not possible to give him permission "by...

    It is not possible to give him permission "by topic". However, I can move this thread the regular Car Repair Support section. I would be happy to do that if you wish.


    Yes, the Mk.6 Byte 18...
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    Please see: How to Post Pictures...

    Please see: How to Post Pictures.

    -Uwe-
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    My guess: Someone played with Byte 18. I...

    My guess: Someone played with Byte 18.

    I would definitely try to the Debug and Scans info, even if it was a clone.

    -Uwe-
  4. The facility for choosing a ROD file exists for...

    The facility for choosing a ROD file exists for cases when VCDS can't figure out which one it should use. This can occur when a module has been retrofit into a chassis in which it doesn't belong. ...
  5. No, ""IDE00342" (and similar) are...

    No, ""IDE00342" (and similar) are language-independent 'tags' for the strings that VCDS displays. We use VAG's string tags for sort of thing because makes life easier when comparing data that VCDS...
  6. Thread: IMMOBILIZER ISSUE

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    Oh, that's cheesy! :mad: -Uwe-

    Oh, that's cheesy! :mad:

    -Uwe-
  7. I would be quite surprised if that was possible. ...

    I would be quite surprised if that was possible. If the ECU software allowed that, it would alter the emissions and fuel consumption characteristics of the engine in such a way as to make it no...
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    2008 car with 95,000 miles on it... Original...

    2008 car with 95,000 miles on it...

    Original coils? If so, I'd probably treat the car to a set of new ones, and probably plugs too.

    -Uwe-
  9. Sounds like the SD card has failed and should be...

    Sounds like the SD card has failed and should be replaced. It needs to be specially formatted and initialized. Contact your local distributor to see if they have one in stock (in principle they...
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    2013... Is that an 8P still, or an 8V already? ...

    2013... Is that an 8P still, or an 8V already? An 8P should not have CP but an 8V will.

    -Uwe-
  11. Thread: IMMOBILIZER ISSUE

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    I don't understand how the key falling in water...

    I don't understand how the key falling in water could cause this. The transponder is passive and encased in waterproof glass pill. Moreover, the spare key didn't fall in water, right?

    It's...
  12. I think if it's already noisy (Bruce's was not),...

    I think if it's already noisy (Bruce's was not), then just changing the oil in it highly unlikely to fix the problem.

    I think taking it to someone who can open it up and properly inspect the...
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    How did the ABS lose its coding? What parts have...

    How did the ABS lose its coding?
    What parts have been changed?
    Do the VINs in 01, 17, and 25 match?

    -Uwe-
  14. I don't think what you are asking for will help...

    I don't think what you are asking for will help you. The data sources we build the ROD files from generally do not included any coding info for Engine modules, and we can't include something that...
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    Been here?...

    Been here?
    http://wiki.ross-tech.com/wiki/index.php/Immobilizer

    We don't do Korean cars, or any other non-VAG cars.

    -Uwe-
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    That should have given you a rather explicit...

    That should have given you a rather explicit warning that you probably don't want to do that. ;)

    Now the hopeful thing is, you don't have a fault code for something like Invalid or Missing...
  17. Thread: BCM capabilities

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    Hi and welcome. I'm moving this to the...

    Hi and welcome.

    I'm moving this to the Retrofits section for you, where I think it's a better fit.

    -Uwe-
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    Unfortunately, with freeze-frame data, what you...

    Unfortunately, with freeze-frame data, what you see is what you get, and I have no way to know.


    I've never seen such a thing in any ECU and wouldn't expect to find it in yours either.

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    Sticky: OK, I would suppose with the FW at zero, it's...

    OK, I would suppose with the FW at zero, it's going to fail to update via VCDS-Mobile. Find a machine running Windows. Surely you know someone who has one. Put VCIConfig.exe and hidapi.dll on...
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    That 5.2 is a V10, right? If so, it has not...

    That 5.2 is a V10, right? If so, it has not just one but two ECMs, and in all likelihood, a small plethora of temperature sensors.

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    Sticky: You could start by telling us what versions it...

    You could start by telling us what versions it has in it now.

    You could also try updating it by connecting it to a PC via USB and using VCIConfig.

    -Uwe-
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    Hi, could you tell us what kind of car you have,...

    Hi, could you tell us what kind of car you have, and perhaps post an Auto-Scan for context?

    -Uwe-
  23. No, none of that the text is read from the car. ...

    No, none of that the text is read from the car. It comes from VCDS and will vary depending on what language VCDS is being used.

    The IDE (and similar) labels are as consistent as VAG chooses the...
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    Hi and welcome. Have a look at this page...

    Hi and welcome.

    Have a look at this page please:
    http://wiki.ross-tech.com/wiki/index.php/Fuel_Trim_Info

    What you really need to do is get a "peak" MAF reading, i.e. with the loud pedal all...
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    That sounds like the hardware part number. ...

    That sounds like the hardware part number. But the software in the ECU is equally (or more) important.

    -Uwe-
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