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    My own reason for swapping some of the...

    My own reason for swapping some of the incandescent bulbs to LEDs on my own car was mainly due to the fact that I have 6000K Bi-Xenon headlights but for some odd reason SEAT only did half a job and...
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    Or in a lesser worse case where it melts and...

    Or in a lesser worse case where it melts and ruins some plastic fittings or trim. Any bodgy resistors really need to be the high wattage heatsink encased type which ate bolted to something metal.
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    Yeah. Where I come from we would call the...

    Yeah. Where I come from we would call the resistor "fix" a bodge :D But hey, each to their own :)
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    My memory just kicked back into gear and I...

    My memory just kicked back into gear and I remembered another thread discussing this a few years where I posted a link to a YouTube video where someone else was trying to do exactly the same as you....
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    It's not really appropriate to discuss competitor...

    It's not really appropriate to discuss competitor tools on this forum so I'll send you a PM about another possible tool you can use.

    That said, I just noticed that Byte 18 in your BCM which is the...
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    2003 Audi A4 B6 2.0 FSI

    My car went in for it's annual service on Thursday, this time to an independant VAG specialist instead of a dealer to avoid any risk of the NOx emissions "fix" being accidentally applied to the ECU...
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    You are going to need another diagnostics tool...

    You are going to need another diagnostics tool that has the ability to directly read and write byte values from/to memory in the EEPROM of the BCM. Doing this will enable you to reconfigure the...
  8. You have a PQ35 BCM which means it can be done by...

    You have a PQ35 BCM which means it can be done by directly editing EEPROM configuration in the BCM to turn off both the cold and warm bulb diagnosis for the bulb circuits where you have LED bulbs...
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    VW and the rest of the VAG group have now...

    VW and the rest of the VAG group have now introduced something in the UK they are calling a "Trust Building Measure" where they will supposedly pay for repairs to any fuel or exhaust system related...
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    Unbelievable. Now VW are blaming the owners...

    Unbelievable. Now VW are blaming the owners because many are opting not to have their cars "fixed" for the obvious reason that people clearly don't want to be driving around in a car that VW has made...
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    Not sure if this made the news in the States yet...

    Not sure if this made the news in the States yet but if not, it has now, here :)

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-41346998
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    Time to name and shame Huddersfield Audi in the...

    Time to name and shame Huddersfield Audi in the UK.

    EDIT: For anyone in the UK who has had the fix applied by a VAG dealer with or without permission and want the old software re-applied, even...
  13. It's likely that you won't be able to do it with...

    It's likely that you won't be able to do it with VCDS (you would need to use a different tool), but we need an Auto-Scan of your car so we can see what BCM and other modules it is made up of in order...
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    https://jalopnik.com/dozens-of-vw-diesels-were-sto...

    https://jalopnik.com/dozens-of-vw-diesels-were-stolen-from-michigan-s-abando-1806012070
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    https://jalopnik.com/vw-made-its-defeat-device-mor...

    https://jalopnik.com/vw-made-its-defeat-device-more-potent-to-save-on-warran-1786442999
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    There was a feature on the #vwfixfail emissions...

    There was a feature on the #vwfixfail emissions fix on the UK BBC Watchdog programme this week. This usually appears online via catch-up TV immediately after airing but there appears to have been...
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    I've been desperately trying to download all my...

    I've been desperately trying to download all my photo albums for most of the day which is turning out to be painfully slow sometimes with either no response (like I've not even clicked on the...
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    I think I prefer The Register's headline...

    I think I prefer The Register's headline description of them :D

    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/06/30/photobucket_charging_400yr_3rdparty_pgs
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    Yes, this has been posted across numerous forums...

    Yes, this has been posted across numerous forums with people up in arms, understandably. Some people have spent hours moving their images to imgur and then going back through all their old posts...
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    For the rear door control modules (addresses BB &...

    For the rear door control modules (addresses BB & BC), try going into the individual modules and clearing the fault codes rather than doing a broadcast DTC clear from the Auto-Scan screen. Sometimes...
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    http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1111250_diesel...

    http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1111250_diesel-deception-more-pain-ahead-for-vw-brands-bosch
  22. Poll: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-40396560

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-40396560
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    http://jalopnik.com/volkswagens-former-engine-chie...

    http://jalopnik.com/volkswagens-former-engine-chief-will-be-arrested-if-he-1796391443
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    With a hardware device and accompanying software...

    With a hardware device and accompanying software that has the capability of directly editing memory cells in the EEPROM of the BCM. I've just done exactly this for the front lights on mine which are...
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    I'm sorry to hear that. That's a lot of money to...

    I'm sorry to hear that. That's a lot of money to lose.

    Golden rule of thumb and (sadly) a lesson to be learned here - NEVER pay anyone by direct bank transfer. It gives you virtually zero comeback...
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