So glad we finally got you all squared away on this. I'm sure that nice new premium M5 cluster looks great too . You should post some pics of it with the red/orange backlighting.OK so after pulling the GM, LCM, EWS modules still no communication on the bus. Steering angle sensor works in INPA.
I ohm tested the K line and TXD line and both are intact. By process of elimination, that leaves the IKE as the stinking rat. I found a thread in a VW forum where a guy had a similar issue even though the cluster worked normally otherwise. So I sent the cluster and above mentioned modules off to Paul, the KlusterKing. He was able to confirm it was indeed the IKE module causing the problem. He recoded all modules, which cleared the tamper dot, and now I am finally able to "see" everything in the car for the first time.
Many thanks to those who helped solve this annoying dilemma, Darrell, Paul, and Mike. :cheers:
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