dealers will do it over the phone if they know you.If not take you reg. and they will punch the vin in and give it to you.
instead of starting a new thread continue the old one and peeps can see your non rev problem and offer solutions.
ND, please complete your BW profile so we know at a glance what car you're talking about. Links to pdf manuals for newer 210s are in the DIY stickies at the top of the forum.
If you're not going to read codes, you're going to have to go back to square zero and remove and check every part of the intake. Something is off somewhere, most likely downstream of the MAF or it's the MAF connector or wire itself. I'd still say check codes first (you cleared them with the battery bounce but if it's still that bad you're probably storing them by now) so that you know what you're chasing.
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