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2000 Audi S4 problems

Ive had this car since it was a 60k, its now at 90k. Everything has been fine until one of the ignition control modules went out about 4 monthes ago. I took the S4 into a European auto shop and had them diagnosis this as i wasnt sure what the problem was at that time. They ordered the part which was a VW part installed it and the car was running again! About 1 week later the car had a wierd smell coming from the engine, i called in took it in there had them to diagnostic on this, bad gasket apperently, 880 bucks later the smell is still there my steering wheel radio controls dont work and there is a AIRBAG light on the dash, i was told that all that was not working the second the guy got in my car, yeah right! I bought a VAG-COM cable but dont have the slightest idea how to use it to clear / assess the codes, any advise would help as i want to check this out for myself.

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Plug your vag.com in and do a full auto scan save it and keep it safe,you will need to keep it for all your codings,use the ross tech wiki site for the options for your car.i use vag.com and it is a fantastic piece of kit very close to dealer specs,if you need any help please just ask i will do my best to help you...it sounds to me that they have not programmed it properly even if they havent your vag.com will do it ....look at the 7th and 8 digit of your chassis number ,look on the autoscan drop down list click on your car and go for it....

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