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please help!!! A3 TDI wont start!

a3 fkv Feb 6, 2013

  1. a3 fkv

    a3 fkv New Member

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    Audi A3 2.0 TDI Sport -

    Engine is starting and straight away is switching off. Put on diagnostic machine and the following fault codes are appering:
    18051 - Please check DTC memory of central eletric ECU.
    18353 - ???
    18358 - ???
    18045 - Data bus powertrain missing message f. central. eletric control
    18043 - Data bus powertrain missing message f. all wheel drive control
    17978 - Control Module Locked
    Cleared codes then these codes apeared:
    18058 - Data bus powertrain missing message fr. instrument panel ECU
    18045 - Data bus powertrain missing message f. central eletric control
    18043 - Data bus powertrain missing message f. air conditioning control
    18353 - ???
    17978 - control module locked

    Car was starting fine before. i was checking the fuses as the ABS light was on and a fault 00668 - Supply Voltage Terminal 30 was showing. thi fault has now gone :D but the car wont start :(

    please help.

    Thanks in advance :D
     
  2. a3 fkv

    a3 fkv New Member

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    i also cant track online what fault codes 18353 and 18358 are if any one can help also :)
     
  3. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Does the car turn over just wont kick into life or its not even turning over?
     
  4. a3 fkv

    a3 fkv New Member

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    cars turning over and starting instantly, but appears to immobilise.
     
  5. gen.heinz guderian

    gen.heinz guderian Well-Known Member

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    What diagnostic reader are you using?
     
  6. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Then thats the immo system problem then, if it kills after 2 seconds or so.
     
  7. a3 fkv

    a3 fkv New Member

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    all it says on it is vagscanner VAGS30 can VW/Audi code reader Autel.

    its not actually mine. i borrowed it from a mate :)
     
  8. a3 fkv

    a3 fkv New Member

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    so how do i rectify this??
     
  9. mike foster

    mike foster Fossie VCDS Map User

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    I don't think you can without specialist equipment not available to joe public.

    If the immo. is the problem then it needs reprogramming with special ( secret) codes available only from Audi Germany or indies. with the right kit !
     

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