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      Battery Coding (how to video)

      For vehicles that require coding of the OE battery:


      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJAScg6JrYI

      Enjoy.
    2. How to read wiring diagrams - the videos

      Download the PDF here.
      http://www.ross-tech.com/training/

      Video #1

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKnTjuSmwaE

      Video #2

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMn0i-yHhSA
    3. Thread: WiTW 2015

      by jef@rosstech
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      2 new rims, 2 new tires. I'll be going to the...

      2 new rims, 2 new tires. I'll be going to the dealer in the morning to balance the tires and then put my R back on the ground.

      Not sure where I'll display the $1000 rock. Hurray for insurance,...
    4. Thread: WiTW 2015

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      Every year, I keep missing the event for one dumb...

      Every year, I keep missing the event for one dumb reason or another. This year, I make it out...

      https://i.imgur.com/IMsSlg6.jpg

      I'll stay home next year. :mad:


      edit - going around a...
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      I would suggest to do a normal brake bleeding,...

      I would suggest to do a normal brake bleeding, bringing a scan tool into this procedure will only make things more complicated that what it needs to be.

      Open the bleeders, let them gravity bleed...
    6. Several of the communication fault codes are...

      Several of the communication fault codes are listed as "Intermittent". If you clear them, do they come back?



      If parts installed are not to factory design, then VCDS can't resolve that issue. ...
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      The HEX-USB+CAN (HEX+CAN) does work with older...

      The HEX-USB+CAN (HEX+CAN) does work with older generation of VW / Audi vehicles as well as all versions of CAN Gateway found on current VW / Audi vehicles.

      The Micro-CAN only works with vehicles...
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      http://i.imgur.com/ERhpqaS.jpg Some cars have...

      http://i.imgur.com/ERhpqaS.jpg

      Some cars have the OBDII port at a angle so the HEX-NET won't be in the way, others have the OBDII port pointing straight down, so some people might have an issue...
    9. Upgrades and sales to the rest of the world will...

      Upgrades and sales to the rest of the world will not be offered at the
      start. At the conclusion of our Beta period, we will remove the daily
      limits, open sales to the rest of the world, and...
    10. Thus in Access Point mode: VCDS on a Windows...

      Thus in Access Point mode:
      VCDS on a Windows laptop will have basic and advance functions.
      VCDS-Mobile will have basic functions.

      Only the advance functions of VCDS-Mobile require an active...
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      It is still being worked on. Here is a quick and...

      It is still being worked on. Here is a quick and dirty video I put together earlier this month:


      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxAuX0ya1GY

      As for a release date... there isn't one yet. But...
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      Where is the rest of the Auto-Scan? Why isn't...

      Where is the rest of the Auto-Scan? Why isn't the ABS module talking?

      Please try again, the Auto-Scan you submitted is not complete, too many details left out. :(

      Thank you.
    13. When requesting help here, you need to include a...

      When requesting help here, you need to include a full Auto-Scan from the vehicle in question.


      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCBt6d42-Fc

      Regards.
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      Post a full Auto-Scan from the vehicle in...

      Post a full Auto-Scan from the vehicle in question. The following video shows how to do this:


      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCBt6d42-Fc

      I set my 2012 R up so that the headlight switch is...
    15. Thread: Scan Help

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      Ah.... a full Auto-Scan... you shall pass.......

      Ah.... a full Auto-Scan... you shall pass.... :thumbup:

      For the glow plug faults:
      http://wiki.ross-tech.com/wiki/index.php/17055/P0671/001649

      Ohm out the glow plugs, make sure they match up. ...
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      There is no virus in VCDS. Lets get that clear...

      There is no virus in VCDS. Lets get that clear up right off the bat.

      I fielded a phone call yesterday from a customer who also had the same issue with Trend-Micro. I don't know the details, but...
    17. Yes, the KEY-USB will work on a 2002 Beetle....

      Yes, the KEY-USB will work on a 2002 Beetle. :thumbup:
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      Thank you for posting a full Auto-Scan. ...

      Thank you for posting a full Auto-Scan. :thumbup:

      It is hard to say why the TPMS is dropping offline. Wiring issue (poor electrical contact) or flaky module. If you clear out the code in...
    19. When requesting help here, you need to submit a...

      When requesting help here, you need to submit a full Auto-Scan of the vehicle. There are different types of control modules that may or may not support [X] tweaks, and also have different coding...
    20. No Home Brew but will bring local

      Wife and I aren't brewing right now (no Volksbrau sorry!) but will bring some local flavor from the Knoxville area. Any requests?

      Will definitely bring mini-keg of wife's favorite Velas Hellas...
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