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I have an audi A4 2008 model. We changed the transmission…

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I have an audi A4 2008 model. We changed the transmission control module.

Mechanic's Assistant: When was your transmission fluid last checked?

The faults now P1841 00 engine control module/ transmission cobtrol module incompatible

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your A4 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Thats all

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: UK Car
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UK Auto Mechanic: Michael Solis,
 replied 5 months ago
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Here is the code description for that.

18249 P1841

Engine Control Module (ECM)/Transmission Control Module (TCM)

Versions do not match

Incorrect Transmission Control Module (TCM) installed

– Check Transmission Control Module (TCM) identification number

Incorrect or faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

– Verify Engine Control Module (ECM) identification number and scan DTC memory.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
The control unit is the same us the one we removed. Everything is the same.
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
P1701 this code is there and i wabt to know how to go about it.
UK Auto Mechanic: Michael Solis,
 replied 5 months ago
It’s telling me it’s not the same so I will let another expert help you out :)
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UK Auto Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 5 months ago
rpmdiag
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Hi, I'm Ron, a different expert.

You have one of two problems here, either the new module is defective, or it needs to be programmed.

Please understand that I don't know your skill level or tools
you have to assist us. Also understand that I can't see, smell,
hear, or touch the vehicle either, so your patience is
appreciated. JA is a great Q/A site, but it does not replace a
repair shop. So please don’t shoot the messenger if I have to
deliver bad news:)
If you are satisfied with my answer, I would greatly
appreciate a 5 star rating now before you leave the site and I
will still assist you after you have rated me too if another
question pops up. I don’t get credit for helping you until
you rate me

Thanks, Ron

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UK Auto Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 5 months ago

Did you have any more questions for me at this time?

Thanks again, Ron

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
The fault I have is P1701 which needs programming. I have a vcds, launch and autel.
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Are you here?
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Are you here?
Yes it needs to be programmed
UK Auto Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 5 months ago

Yes, it needs to be programmed.

Thanks again and please remember to rate me 5 stars now
and keep this link in case you need me again later on.
I don’t get credit for assisting you until you rate me

Ron

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I know that it needs to be programmed that's why I am writing to you to help me how to go about the programming. Then I will rate you once done.
UK Auto Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 5 months ago

You need to download the program from the Audi website to your scanner, then install it by following the prompts. They don't all install the same.

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UK Auto Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 5 months ago

Thanks again and please remember to rate me 5 stars now
and keep this link in case you need me again later on.
I don’t get credit for assisting you until you rate me
My goal is to assist you in the repair of your vehicle by
supplying you with well educated information. I may not
always have the exact fix you wanted to hear, but my job is
to get you on the right track, which I always do. I can’t hear,
see, smell or touch your vehicle from where I’m at, so your
understanding of that is greatly appreciated. There are no
magical answers, but I do my best to guide you in the right
direction.

Ron

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Send me the link to down load
UK Auto Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 5 months ago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1NhMqMx5-4

I am ready to be rated now for my time. We do track this too.

Thanks again, Ron

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I have thus fault P1701 which needs programming. Kindly help me.
UK Auto Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 5 months ago

I have supplied you with adequate information and requested a well deserved rating. It's possible that this problem may be over your skill level and you may need assistance from a professional shop.

Thanks again, Ron

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