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      No VCDS-Lite does not support CAN bus cars and...

      No VCDS-Lite does not support CAN bus cars and your car is a CAN bus car. VCDS-Lite only works on VWs older than about 2005.

      Have Fun!

      Don
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      Both will work perfectly with your CC. The...

      Both will work perfectly with your CC. The biggest advantage to the HEX+CAN (over the MicroCAN) is the ability to also work with older (pre 2005.5) VWs. If you have no intention of ever looking at...
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      You are correct, for a 2013 VW you will need a...

      You are correct, for a 2013 VW you will need a CAN compatible interface, either a HEX+CAN or a MicroCAN will work perfectly.
      If by "module" you mean the interface cable, there are no legal 3rd...
    4. Your question was not dumb. However, dumb...

      Your question was not dumb. However, dumb answers will often result if you ask your question in the wrong place.

      Would you go to the Apple store to ask questions about your Android phone?
      Would...
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      VCDS must be purchased either directly from...

      VCDS must be purchased either directly from Ross-Tech or from one of their official distributors - listed here: http://www.ross-tech.com/distributors.php
      None of these distributors are VW or Audi...
    6. On MyTurboDiesel.com then have a procedure to...

      On MyTurboDiesel.com then have a procedure to "hot wire" both electric fuel pumps for those without a VW specific scan tool*. It is a bit of a PITA, but it does work.

      Have Fun!

      Don

      * there...
    7. To answer the OP's original question: The...

      To answer the OP's original question: The correct method to prime (fill) the fuel system is to use a VW specific scan tool and go to "basic settings" and enter a 35 in the test window. Then you can...
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      An exhaust flap is undoubtedly part of the...

      An exhaust flap is undoubtedly part of the emissions control system. Therefore, re-programming its function would be illegal. There is no way Ross-Tech is going to promote or enable illegal...
    9. Open VCDS and click on the options button, then...

      Open VCDS and click on the options button, then select the User Interface and Identification tab. In the user interface box you will see an option called window size, increase that number. I...
    10. Thread: VCDS help

      by JSWTDI09
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      Buy the real thing. Why support thieves and risk...

      Buy the real thing. Why support thieves and risk malware. There is no such thing as a good clone.

      Have Fun!

      Don
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      I'm in the Silverado Ranch area too. I also have...

      I'm in the Silverado Ranch area too. I also have VCDS, ...if you don't mind hanging around with an old fart with an apparently dirty "clean diesel".;)

      Have Fun!

      Don
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      This doesn't work with CR diesels. Turn the key...

      This doesn't work with CR diesels. Turn the key on and off as often as you want, the pump never turns on. Both electric fuel pumps are turned on by the ECU when you crank the engine or with a scan...
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      This has been debated many times. The service...

      This has been debated many times. The service manual recommends that the fuel system be filled (primed) any time the system is opened. How necessary this is has been debated, but it is the...
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      Is this a Volkswagen dealer? If not, they cannot...

      Is this a Volkswagen dealer? If not, they cannot take that $500 dealer only card.

      Have Fun!

      Don
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      Many VW dealers run online parts stores, here are...

      Many VW dealers run online parts stores, here are a few that have decent prices (there are others):

      http://www.1stvwparts.com/ - in Washington state
      http://www.vwpartsdept.com/ - in Indiana...
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      Usually this works but Byte 18 in Mk6 cars is a...

      Usually this works but Byte 18 in Mk6 cars is a little weird. The "stock" coding is hidden and getting it back takes some tricks as pointed out in the linked post above.

      Have Fun!

      Don
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      I would start by reading this: ...

      I would start by reading this: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5005802-For-those-with-Byte-18-issues-(MK6)

      Byte 18 is a bit weird on these cars. It tells you how to set byte 18 back to...
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      2 comments: 1) Are you using the latest version...

      2 comments:
      1) Are you using the latest version of the Java updater program?
      2) You will probably get faster (and better) responses to HEX-NET issues on Ross-Tech's own HEX-NET support forum. The...
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      by JSWTDI09
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      Well, since the OP found the answer, he knows. ...

      Well, since the OP found the answer, he knows. In case anybody else wants to know, the latest version of VCDS works just fine under Windows 10.

      Have Fun!

      Don
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      First, there is no free version of VCDS. There...

      First, there is no free version of VCDS. There is a shareware version called VCDS-Lite, but it is not freeware. It has limited functionality until it is registered ($99).

      However, in your case,...
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