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I have an Audi A8 4.2 litre and I have the engine light on

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Hi I have an Audi A8 4.2 litre and I have the engine light on and bank 1 and bank 2 are running (mult) system too lean the codes are 17536 for bank 1 and 17538 for bank 2 .
I have replaced the Maf with a brand new Bosch one.
What do you think it may be.
JA: Has your vehicled stalled? Has anyone run a diagnostic test to pull the trouble code?
Customer: No the vehicle does not stall. I ran vcds and got the codes 17536 and 17538.
JA: What year is your A8?
Customer: It's a 03 plate
JA: Are you fixing your A8 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes I am, I have replaced the Maf so far.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site. wahts the live data stream look like for your o2 sensors.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I don't know how do I check that?
Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

do you have a scan tool?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I do
Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

ok, can you see live engine data while the engine is running?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
It's late know could you contact me tomorrow afternoon and I can then connect the vcds to the car.
Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

ok sounds good.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Thank you
It will probably be around 3:30 pm
Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

ok. tty then

Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

hows it going?