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    Isn't an A3 8V actually pretty "old" and still...

    Isn't an A3 8V actually pretty "old" and still uses a mixture of (long) coding and adaptation channels for tweaks?

    Even my long gone 1999 S3 8L used but coding (short) and adaptation changes IIRC.
  2. Thread: Octavia E5

    by PetrolDave
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    Many of us Octavia 5E owners have tried the...

    Many of us Octavia 5E owners have tried the mirror dipping function - and found it to be utterly useless! Why? Because unless you have the memory seat option the mirror position is NOT remembered, so...
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    Without knowing what car you have it's impossible...

    Without knowing what car you have it's impossible to answer that question!!!

    Please post an Auto-Scan so we can see what car you have and how it's configured.
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    We REALLY need to see that Auto-Scan to...

    We REALLY need to see that Auto-Scan to confirm/help further...
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    A walnut clean reduces the carbon build-up but...

    A walnut clean reduces the carbon build-up but has no discernible effect on the injectors.

    When I owned a B7 RS4 (for 10 years) several owners had a walnut clean done, but found that within around...
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    Or an OBD extension cable?

    Or an OBD extension cable?
  7. That's why I made the suggestion, because I kinda...

    That's why I made the suggestion, because I kinda "knew" this thread would end up in the "Hall of Shame" :D
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    Not quite, the SW version is different - 0012 vs....

    Not quite, the SW version is different - 0012 vs. 0013?
  9. Thread: Hello

    by PetrolDave
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    What coding/adaptations have you changed with...

    What coding/adaptations have you changed with VCDS?

    A full Auto-Scan would be a starting point for us to help you.
  10. Is the car LHD or RHD? Sometimes Elsawin assumes...

    Is the car LHD or RHD? Sometimes Elsawin assumes LHD which means on a RHD car it could be under the passenger seat?
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    If all you've replaced is the ballast then what...

    If all you've replaced is the ballast then what makes you think it needs coding? The ballast on the B7 A4 doesn't have any diagnostics IIRC.

    Posting an Auto-Scan would be helpful...
  12. That is a truly ancient, some would say...

    That is a truly ancient, some would say prehistoric, version of VCDS!!!

    Since software upgrades are free to Ross-Tech owners you really need to download and install the latest version (currently...
  13. Thread: MFD Issue

    by PetrolDave
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    Exactly, the Auto-Scan doesn't just show faults...

    Exactly, the Auto-Scan doesn't just show faults it also shows the hardware and software versions of modules fitted which can be a VERY important clue to any problems being experienced.

    So no...
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    We'll need you to post a full unedited VCDS...

    We'll need you to post a full unedited VCDS Auto-Scan to be able to help you.
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    Aahh I remember the smell of Castrol R ;)

    Aahh I remember the smell of Castrol R ;)
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    Combine that with the political decision to...

    Combine that with the political decision to change a university education from knowledge based (for the top decile) to a "right" expected to be taken up by 50% of 18 year olds regardless of ability,...
  17. Seems like option code 1Y0 means you don't have...

    Seems like option code 1Y0 means you don't have differential lock :confused:
  18. It's not the turbo self-destructing I would be...

    It's not the turbo self-destructing I would be worrying about - but the effect on the engine of the broken bits of turbo when ingested by the engine :facepalm:
  19. Not only VW all auto manufacturers try to reduce...

    Not only VW all auto manufacturers try to reduce what they see as "unncessary" weight, even as far back as the 1990's they were using cables that had the thinnest possible plastic insulation as well...
  20. Maybe someone can check the option codes for this...

    Maybe someone can check the option codes for this vehicle from the VIN to see what modules are fitted?
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    In the UK it's legal too, so long as the...

    In the UK it's legal too, so long as the emissions test is passed at MOT time (which is will easily even with stop/start disabled as it's only measured with the engine running!!!).
  22. 2. Return each coding/adaptation value one at a...

    2. Return each coding/adaptation value one at a time.

    There's no facility to return multiple coding/adaptation values to their previous settings.
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    It would be much easier to help if you install...

    It would be much easier to help if you install the English version of VCDS (it can be installed in parallel with your German version) AND posted the FULL UNEDITED VCDS Auto-Scan (you have removed the...
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    When I first got my HEX-NET it wouldn't connect...

    When I first got my HEX-NET it wouldn't connect to my home network on either 2.4GHz or 5GHz - Uwe quickly pointed out that the HEX-NET only looks for 2.4GHz channels that are in the US list but my...
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    An Auto-Scan would be really useful :cool:

    An Auto-Scan would be really useful :cool:
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