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    @clinton: hmm......... of course anything is...

    @clinton: hmm......... of course anything is possible and it's best not to generalize with remote diagnostics on forums like this - but for no other reason than it's an easy try - maybe you might...
  2. Thread: 7.5R Battery

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    Yes, as @Hillbilly correctly says - the apparent...

    Yes, as @Hillbilly correctly says - the apparent shortfall in the charging regime of the EMS on Australian MQB platform cars is deliberately designed to create a headroom in battery capacity for the...
  3. Thread: 7.5R Battery

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    @R snow: Hi. hmm....... maybe a different...

    @R snow: Hi.

    hmm....... maybe a different perspective might be useful?

    The 4 x adaptation channels that tell the hex19 module about your battery were put there by the car designers for a very...
  4. @Hillbilly: Of course "it still turns the engine...

    @Hillbilly: Of course "it still turns the engine off" if "ACC is NOT ACTIVE". Start Stop is NOT conditional on ACC being ACTIVE (or even being installed) - it's a totally separate facility to ACC, or...
  5. @Teejay_: Hi. Of course anything is possible -...

    @Teejay_: Hi.

    Of course anything is possible - but from your description, it sounds like the Leuchte-sets for the 2 x outside tail lights have the same illumination value for both the Brake and...
  6. hmm........... I'm with OP - this from the...

    hmm........... I'm with OP - this from the owner's manual (note last dot point):
    Start/stop mode when Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) is active
    The engine will be switched off after the Adaptive...
  7. Let's deal with the 2nd matter 1st!! My guess...

    Let's deal with the 2nd matter 1st!! My guess would be that if this odd behavior doesn't result in a CEL error message on your dash - then the BCM (i.e. the module that lives @ address hex09) is...
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    @sebas_thefish;Hi. Are you aware of what you...

    @sebas_thefish;Hi.

    Are you aware of what you are asking? You are requesting that the owner of a $700 device puts his/her VCP in the mail and sends it to someone who he/she does not know, has never...
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    Bummer!!! very difficult to remotely diagnose the...

    Bummer!!! very difficult to remotely diagnose the fault based ONLY on the information provided!!

    Don
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    @meeso - don't be too hard on yourself (it...

    @meeso - don't be too hard on yourself (it happens to ALL of us)!!

    It's difficult to answer your question without knowing more about the problem. Please post-up a VCDS auto-scan so we can see the...
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    @ABCD. Of course try the leave-it-alone-for-a-bit...

    @ABCD. Of course try the leave-it-alone-for-a-bit method, but if the MIB doesn't fix itself, do you have access to a diagnostic cable - like VCDS, or maybe OBD11?

    dON
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    Righteousness: So, here's the thing - there's a...

    Righteousness: So, here's the thing - there's a difference as far as official wording between a "soundaktor" and the "active exhaust system" on a GTD. The former is an artificial noise that vibrates...
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    @fashionci: It really does depend on the version...

    @fashionci: It really does depend on the version of module @hex17 and the tank sensor arrangement on the car .

    The traditional way of tank calibration on MQB platform cars (meaning moving the tank...
  14. Thread: AFS Retrofit

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    Guto: I'm reading your same questions in the...

    Guto: I'm reading your same questions in the Ross-Tech forum - probably better to have this dialogue in one spot only (so that we aren't contradicting one another).

    As said previously - you are...
  15. Thread: AFS Retrofit

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    hmm....... again, not knowing the PR numbers for...

    hmm....... again, not knowing the PR numbers for the original donor car that provided the headlights - it's a bit of a guess.

    But I agree, not having any form of HBA is a better assumption - so...
  16. Thread: AFS Retrofit

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    Why did you choose this setting?...

    Why did you choose this setting?
    ENG141650-ENG141973-Fernlicht_assistent-Erweiterte_Fernlichtsteuerung AFS: Fernlicht ueber AFS

    How the channel is set depends on the capabilities of the...
  17. Thread: AFS Retrofit

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    Guto: I've no doubt that you have ALL the data in...

    Guto: I've no doubt that you have ALL the data in your head - but I need more information to understand your part-auto scan.

    What precisely is the project - was the car originally factory fitted...
  18. I'll take a guess - he (she?) confused...

    I'll take a guess - he (she?) confused Abblendlicht rechts/links with Abbiegelicht rechts/links??

    Don
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    haha..... must be wonderful to be finally proven...

    haha..... must be wonderful to be finally proven that you were correct from the outset - well done!!

    Hope the VW dealer agrees with your conclusion :cool:

    Don
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    @genebaby: Alas I won't have access to my car for...

    @genebaby: Alas I won't have access to my car for a while (lent it to a friend)- but I did check the voltage on my "Virtual" mk7 - which is the spaghetti mess in the picture below:...
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    @genebaby:The readings don't mean much unless you...

    @genebaby:The readings don't mean much unless you describe precisely where are you measuring the voltages - explain where both meter-leads are connected (please)

    Remember, the T58 rail voltage is...
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    @genebaby: The Grey wire that terminates on...

    @genebaby: The Grey wire that terminates on pin#10 on the rotary light switch is what is known as a "Terminal 58" (T58 ) supply - which simply means in DIN 75552-speak that it's instrument...
  23. @odin: hmm...........endianness ain't needed for...

    @odin: hmm...........endianness ain't needed for this stuff. Just need basic hex-to-binary conversions for long-code changes.


    And if your car uses the newer style UDS/ODX protocols, you don't...
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    @fashionci: Many thanks for the post - I've added...

    @fashionci: Many thanks for the post - I've added a link to your instructions to the reference thread ("Lights" sub category)

    Don
  25. @charcus: I'm surprised!! I invite that you...

    @charcus: I'm surprised!!

    I invite that you consider the following scenario -please

    I want to use my mk7 for occasional track-work. So I modify the ABS module to remove ESC/Traction control. ...
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