[BiturboS4] Do S4s have EDRs?

Ti Kan ti at amb.org
Fri Oct 10 05:43:58 EDT 2003

I don't believe it has an EDR of this sort.  The only "recorded
memory" that I know of in our cars is the DTC fault codes and custom
configuration data in each of the car's subsystem ECUs.

2003 A4 1.8T multitronic
2001 S4 biturbo 6-sp
1984 5000S turbo
1980 4000 2.0 5-sp
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David Bray writes:
> Electronic Data Recorders:
> http://www.autonet.ca/autonetstories/Stories.cfm?StoryID=9455
> Here's a quote from the story:
> -----------------------------
> ...
> All it takes is your car, a technician or two, a link and a laptop with the
> right software to download and decode the information. Voila, someone has
> information about your crash and the few seconds leading up to it and
> immediately after it.
> What kind of information?
> The most sophisticated EDRs can tell, along with air bag operation, the
> speed of your vehicle before and up to the crash, whether you had your foot
> on the accelerator or the brake and whether you had your seat belt on.
> ...
> ------------------------------
> Came across this news story and wondered if our S4 Biturbos have EDRs.  Does
> anyone know?

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