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    Thanks Jack, Jeff and Uwe for fixing the code...

    Thanks Jack, Jeff and Uwe for fixing the code tags (I forgot exactly how to do it, nor could I find the instructions),
    Looks like I will have to give this one a miss, it's from another garage...
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    2013 Q7 J519 question

    Hi Everyone,
    I hope a simple question, I need to replace the J519 Onboard Supply Control Unit because of a supply loss to the R/H headlamp on T10a/4. What I need to know is if Component Protection...
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    Hi Adecood, As Uwe say's you would only be able...

    Hi Adecood,
    As Uwe say's you would only be able to get OBD related data. You will not be able to access ABS, Instruments, CAN etc. I have used VCDS on a Triumph to look at EOBD data and clear DTC's....
  4. Hi David, As Uwe said, without a DTC it is hard...

    Hi David,
    As Uwe said, without a DTC it is hard to focus on any area, so you need to log whatever data you can, to diagnose what is happening. In addition you may need to manually check things with...
  5. Yes, a compression test would be my starting...

    Yes, a compression test would be my starting point, followed by checking for an induction leak.
    Regards HMC
  6. Hi AlixKaur, "when the main beam is on, the...

    Hi AlixKaur,
    "when the main beam is on, the dipped beam turns off", that might be sensible to stop the headlamp and bulb holder melting.
    Regards HMC
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    Hi nightcasters, The question I have is, were...

    Hi nightcasters,
    The question I have is, were the previous repairs not replacements? if the servo hose was just repaired at the point of the crack, then the answer is yes the part should be...
  8. Hi Karl, I would think a vehicle reboot is worth...

    Hi Karl,
    I would think a vehicle reboot is worth a try, disconnect the battery for 30 mins and then do an autoscan and post it here, then clear all the codes and see what happens.
    Regards HMC
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    HI Ossy, The car is not legal for road use in...

    HI Ossy,
    The car is not legal for road use in the UK and will fail an MOT. I hope you got it cheap.
    Regards HMC
  10. "Any Ideas ??" Yes. paste a full autoscan!...

    "Any Ideas ??" Yes. paste a full autoscan!
    Regards HMC
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    Hi bn1990, Are you ignoring " 7690 - Oxygen...

    Hi bn1990,
    Are you ignoring " 7690 - Oxygen (Lambda) Sensor B2 S1 P2240 00 [039] - Pump Current Open Circuit" for any particular reason? Have you checked any live data for the O2 sensors?
    Regards...
  12. " Camshaft should be around 400 at idle ". Or to...

    " Camshaft should be around 400 at idle ". Or to be precise half the crankshaft speed.
    Regards HMC
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    " so expecting a package delivered today from...

    " so expecting a package delivered today from ilexa here in the UK." Good choice, I am sure Derek would always give advice if you are in trouble. The first thing to do is a full autoscan and save it...
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    If you do change the brake pads, make sure they...

    If you do change the brake pads, make sure they have anti squeal shims and possibly put some anti seize compound on the back of the pads to act as a damper.
    Regards HMC
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    Hi Volksrabbit, This is not uncommon, it is...

    Hi Volksrabbit,
    This is not uncommon, it is caused by high frequency vibration of the pad, usually because of lip on the brake disk, sometimes it is agravated by cheap replacement brake pads....
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    Yes, it was under the drivers seat (RHD) hidden...

    Yes, it was under the drivers seat (RHD) hidden under foam, I had to take the seat out to be able to find it. It was water damaged.
    Regards HMC
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    "I never fitted the egr but I suspect its...

    "I never fitted the egr but I suspect its aftermarket,"
    In my experience aftermarket has a high failure rate. Who fitted it and why are they not fixing it?
    Regards HMC
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    Hi judge_360, Was it a genuine EGR? What wiring...

    Hi judge_360,
    Was it a genuine EGR? What wiring checks have you done?
    Regards HMC
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    Hi Proffa, Have you checked fuses for the engine...

    Hi Proffa,
    Have you checked fuses for the engine management? ECU does not seem to be awake.
    Regards HMC
  20. FOD strikes again! Oh no, not only am I...

    FOD strikes again!
    Oh no, not only am I beginning to understand Jack, I am starting to sound like him. Is there any cure? :)
    HMC
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    Hi Gremling, Have you actually tried resetting ...

    Hi Gremling,
    Have you actually tried resetting the SRI via Instrument (17) and adaptions? I do not have problems doing, Reset warning to not active, make sure the mileage and distance for oil...
  22. Hi ak77 Let me translate Jack speak into English...

    Hi ak77
    Let me translate Jack speak into English :)
    This could be a faulty Body Control Module or faulty wiring to it, an incorrect bulb may have a different resistance than the correct one and the...
  23. "I haven’t checked the wiring, I see cable from...

    "I haven’t checked the wiring, I see cable from the rear goes into the body, am I right to think that only the exposed parts of the cable need to be checked?"
    NO!
    As Jack say's, fit genuine parts...
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    Hi Simon, You should follow Jack's advice but if...

    Hi Simon,
    You should follow Jack's advice but if your main issue is the ABS, the first thing to do is double check the live data from N/S/F wheel speed sensor (G47) and load test the wiring to the...
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    Hi John, This is really a job for an...

    Hi John,
    This is really a job for an oscilloscope, do you have one? If you have, scoping the powers and signals on the injector and HT coil will give you an idea where the problem lies. As Jack...
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