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  1. yep I am using Hawk.,. guys should stay away from this,... I have a turbo,. I am thinking to go to the Turbo S route or 8 piston brembo route.
  2. almost in an accident today,. going down hill 25 miles per hour., the car just won't stop!....., it rolled for almost half a block before it stops.,.., the pads been on the car for 1000 miles!...
  3. thanks kindly, Timmy! When you have time please draw an arrow indicating which parts you replaced on those pictures.

  4. well worth it! I fixed the module myself for 5 dollars in part., it was an easy fix
  5. It is the lowering unit to lower your air suspension,! I was trying to figure out how to set them with the two varaible resistor knob that is on the control unit, however rinspeed is not helpful neither of their dealer
  6. I got the 0.22 OHM fusible resistor from mouser.com I had them special ordered, but it seemed they purchased a LARGE amount after my special order,. and its now listing on their website now the MOFSET I got it from West Florida Electronic
  7. LONG STORY SHORT,,...My entry and drive system went bad one day., after almost a year of testing , replacing the battery, buying the test tool, almost brought a china piwis ,.... and bringing it to dealer and 800 dollars of dealer time., I had it fixed for 5 Dollars in parts. and one hr of soldering at first my kessy do not communicate to the darmatic tool or PIWIS at all, the dealer went ahead try to replace it , with a superseeded module, HOWEVER they wasn't able to program it for unknown reason, there is no module out there that will take my car's pin and complete the marry process because they said all the module has been superceeded. The dealer offer me to replace ALL the module in the car to an updated version for a cheapo $3000 dollars.! OF COURSE I refused,. ...,. I only lost my alarm horn , entry and drive function and its not worth $3000 dollars,. I was investigating myself trying to see what causing the problem, I came in to the touareg forum and found out those guys there have a lot of the problems with their module too. ... I was like ,hum.,,. then go under my dash and found the kessy module that is EXACTLY the same as theirs including the part number (WHICH IS A VW part number stamped on a sticker btw).... there is one guy there that took his module to a local electrician and found he has 2 fried mofset and 6 fried resistors.!!! I was like, fxxx it, why don't I give it a try, at first I couldn't found the 0.22ohm resistors (its was HARD trust me I took almost 2 months looking for them)., so I went ahead replaced the two mofset........... 15 mins and a lot of smoke later....... MAN,,,... the module can communicate with my Durametic tool...! HOWEVER,, all the antennas are reporting short to ground ERROR!!! I tried to clear it but the code come back instantly. then I went on to test the resistor value,... and found all six of the 0.22ohm resistors are SHORT (they are fusible resistor btw)....,,. sooooo I tried my best and finally able to locate those 0.22 ohm resistor .., fast forward 2 months later............ I received those resistors today.............. another 15 mins of smoke and sweat with my resoldering station... I plug the module back... run the scan tool clean the fault codes!!!!................... moment of truth,, I plug my dummy key in to the key cyclinder with the real key in my pocket!!!!!!!!!!!!! turn and the CAR STARTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I have successfully fixed a $3000 dollars repair (that don't guarantee will work) with 5 dollars worth of resistors !!!!!! NOTE: IF your kessy don't communicate with the scan tool,. Its the TWO MOFSET that is Fried. if you have all antennas short to ground or not responding its the 6 resistors!
  8. I changed my for 1700 plus labor 300 dollars !. Brought a reman, from sunset porsche ended up porsche sent a brand new one
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