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Re: A4 turbo failure?
In a message dated 5/3/99 2:52:10 PM EST, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
<< here's my $100 bet that chipping your a4 voided just about
any warranty you had, especially wrt the turbo. maybe you
can "unchip" it before taking it in for warranty service,
The car's been in for service before, with the chip in situ, and the VAG 1551
has not detected it.
The chip is a Garrett chip that he burned specifically for me. It was reverse
engineered to look like an Audi chip to the tool. The only way a service
technician could tell it's not kosher is if he took the time to download and
read the timing and boost settings. I'm not saying it's impossible, but most
of those guys aren't going to bother unless: A) they really know what they're
doing and B) have the time to be that curious, especially if they don't get
any fault codes when they take a reading on the VAG.