How to check / verify the real kilometers / mileage on VW, Skoda, Audi, Seat with VCDS (VAGCOM) in 4 steps

If you want to check or verify the real kilometers (mileage) on your car (VW, Skoda, Seat, Audi) with VCDS (VAGCOM) we are going to show you how to do that. Just follow the steps from the video below:

 

1. Start the engine
2. Connect the VCDS cable to the OBD2 port of your car
3. Plug the VCDS (VAG-COM) cable into any USB port on your laptop
4. Click on VCDS software that you have already installed on your laptop and select:
Options / Test / Ok / Save / Select Control Module / 17-Instruments / Adaptation-10 / Documented adaptation channels can be selected here / Mileage/Odometer
Here we check if the value from the “Stored Value” is the same with the mileage from car display.

You can also check the real kilometers here: Applications / EDC 15-16 mileage / Read
Again we check if the value from the VCDS is the same with the mileage from car display.

 

TUTORIAL: How to activate the indicators on as DRLs (day time running lights) on VW Golf Mk5, Jetta with VCDS (VAG-COM) in 3 steps

Watch this video tutorial to see how to activate DRLs (day time running lights) or indicators on (US style) on VW Golf Mk5, Jetta in just
3 simple steps.

Required tools:
– a VCDS OBD2 diagnostic tool
– a laptop

 

1. Start the engine
2. Connect the VCDS cable to the OBD2 port of your VW Golf Mk5 or Jetta
3. Plug the VCDS (VAG-COM) cable into any USB port on your laptop
And then follow the steps from the video:
Open the VCDS software that you have already installed on your laptop and select:  Options / USB (in our case) / Test / Save
Return to Menu and click on: Select Control Module / 09-Cent. Elect./ Coding-07 / Long Coding Helper
Go to Byte 7 (Turn Signal Front left/right as Parking Light Front left/right (USA and Canada)) and replace the 0 with a number from 1-100.
This number represent the light intensity.

Pres the Enter button and close the window. Select Ok to accept the code and then return to menu or close the window.

See also these VIDEO TUTORIALS for VW:

How to replace VW, Seat, Audi, Skoda key fob in 11 steps! 

How to acces hidden / secret menu in 3 steps!

How to repair door lock cylinder in 3 steps!

How to change cluster display language  with VCDS (VAG COM) in 4 steps!

TUTORIAL: How to remove air flow flap positioning motor V71 on VW Golf Mk4, Bora, Jetta, Skoda Octavia 1, Seat Leon, Audi A3 (1998 – 2004) in 3 steps

In this video tutorial we are going to show you how to remove / replace air flow flap positioning motor V71 on VW Golf Mk4, Bora, Jetta, Skoda Octavia 1, Seat Leon, Audi A3 (1998 – 2004) in 3 simple steps.

Necessary tools:

–          A ratchet

–          A 6 mm socket (or a Phillips screwdriver)

The air flow flap positioning motor V71 is behind the glove box, in the right side of the air blower motor.

Before you start removing the air flow flap positioning motor V71, first you have to remove the glovebox (see video tutorial here). Then:

 

To understand what you have to do to remove motor V71, we will show you on climatronic AC heater box HVAC that was removed from the car.

  1. Remove the 6 mm screw using a 6 mm socket or a Phillips screwdriver
  2. Remove the air flow flap positioning motor pullining it down and then sliding it to the right of the car
  3. Disconnect the cables.

See also these VIDEO TUTORIALS for VW:

How to replace VW, Seat, Audi, Skoda key fob in 11 steps! 

How to acces hidden / secret menu in 3 steps!

How to repair door lock cylinder in 3 steps!

How to change cluster display language  with VCDS (VAG COM) in 4 steps! 

TUTORIAL: How to install Audi car door LED logo projector ghost shadow lights in 4 steps

In this video tutorial we are going to show you how to install Audi car door LED logo projector ghost shadow lights in 4 simple steps.

Necessary tools:

–          A plastic tool or a flat blade screwdriver wrapped in adhesive tape

 

1.       Open the car door and remove the door light using a plastic tool or a blade screwdriver wrapped in adhesive tape

2.       Remove the door light and disconnect the wiring harness

3.       Connect the new LED logo projector

4.       Install the new LED logo projector in the same place with original one.

This LED logo projectors fits on Audi A3 (2010 – 2017), S3 (2004 – 2017), Audi A4 (2007 – 2017), S4 (2004 – 2017), Audi A5 (2008 – 2017), S5 (2004 – 2017), Audi A6 (2000 – 2017), S6 (2004 – 2017), Audi A7 (2012 – 2017), S7 (2013 – 2017),  Audi A8, S8 (2004 – 2017) Audi A4, A6 Allroad (2003 – 2017), Audi Q3 (2013 – 2017) Audi Q5 (2009 –  2017), Audi Q7 (2007 – 2017), Audi R8 (2007 – 2017), Audi RS4 (2004 – 2017), Audi RS5 (2004 – 2017), Audi RS6 (2004 – 2017), Audi RS7 (2013 – 2017), Audi TT/TTS (2008 to 2017).

TUTORIAL: Audi A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, A8, Q3, Q5, Q7 oil service interval reset in 4 steps

In this video tutorial we are going to show you how to reset oil service (interval) on Audi A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, A8, Q3, Q5, Q7 in just 4 simple steps.

 

1.       Put the key in the second position or start the engine

2.       Press “MENU” button

3.       Select “Car” using selector button (big knob) from the center console

4.       Move the selector button (big knob) to the left to enter “Vehicle settings”, then select “Servicing and checks / Service intervals / Reset oil change interval / Yes”.

This is just an oil service reset simulation, that’s why we haven’t selected Yes.

How to set up / activate auto-lock & auto-unlock automatically with VCDS (VAG COM) for VW Audi Skoda Seat

In this video tutorial we will teach you how to set up / activate auto-lock & auto-unlock doors with VCDS (VAG COM) on your VW Golf Mk5, Jetta, Passat, Polo, Touran, Sharan, Skoda Octavia 2, Fabia, Seat Leon, Cordoba, Ibiza, etc. When the car reaches 15 km/h or 10 miles/h the doors will auto lock and it will auto-unlock when you take the key out the ignition. You can still use the lock and unlock buttons from the inner door panel.

 

But before that, you have to use a VCDS tester and a laptop with VCDS software already installed. Then…

1.       Start the engine and connect the VCDS cable at the OBD2 port

2.       Plug the VAGCOM  (VCDS) cable into any USB port on your laptop

3.       Open the VCDS software that you have already installed on your laptop

Follow this steps: Select Controle Module / 46-Central Conv. / Adaption-10 / Documented adaption channels can be selected here / Auto-Lock / New Value

At “New value” insert number 1 (“on”) or using the “Up” and “Down” (Dn) buttons and then click Test / Save / Yes

Then, turn buck to Documented adaption channels can be selected here / Auto-Unlock / New Value and insert number 1 (“on”) or using the “Up” and “Down” (Dn) buttons and then click Test / Save / Yes / Done, Go back / Exit.

Now, we will check if the set up was done correctly driving with a speed that is over 15 km/h or 10 miles/h.

See also these VIDEO TUTORIALS for VW:

How to replace VW, Seat, Audi, Skoda key fob in 11 steps! 

How to acces hidden / secret menu in 3 steps!

How to repair door lock cylinder in 3 steps!

How to change cluster display language  with VCDS (VAG COM) in 4 steps! 

 

How to change MFA cluster display language for VW Audi Skoda Seat using VCDS / VAG COM (from German to English)

In this video we will show you how to change cluster display language for the VW Golf Mk4, Mk5, Bora, Jetta, Passat, Polo, Touran, Sharan, Skoda Octavia 1, Octavia 2, Fabia, Seat Leon, Cordoba, Ibiza, etc. using VCDS VAG COM. But to do that, you will need a VAG GOM (VCDS) tester and a laptop with VCDS software already installed. Then…

 

1.       Start the engine and connect the VCDS cable at the OBD2 port

2.       Plug the VAGCOM  (VCDS) cable into any USB port on your laptop

3.       Open the VCDS software that you have already installed on your laptop

Follow this steps: Select Controle Module / 17-Instruments / Adaption-10 / Documented adaption channels can be selected here / Laanguage / New Value / Test / Save / Yes / Done, Go back / Exit

Choose the language number that you need (in our case is 2 = English) writing the number in the New Value case or using the “Up” and “Down” (Dn) buttons

4.       Turn off the engine and disconnect the VCDS cable.

 

See also these VIDEO TUTORIALS for VW Golf Mk4:

How to remove VW flip key blade in 4 steps!

How to replace / change Audi, Seat, Skoda, VW key fob in 11 steps!

How to find PAINT CODE on a VW Golf Mk4 in just 10 seconds!

How to repair door lock cylinder on Audi, VW, Skoda, Seat in 3 steps!

TUTORIAL: How to repair door lock cylinder on VW, Audi, Skoda, Seat in 3 steps

This is a quick video tutorial on how to fix or repair a VW (Golf Mk3, Mk4, Mk5, Mk6, Polo, Passat, Phaeton, Touran, Fox), Audi (A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A8), Seat (Leon, Ibiza), Skoda (Octavia 1, 2, Fabia) door lock cylinder in just 3 simple steps. But, before you start repairing a VW, Audi, Skoda, Seat door lock, first, you have to buy a door lock repair kit. Then…

 

1.       Disassembly both door lock cylinder

Press this part in and hold it to remove the ring piece

Be careful so the spring won’t fly out

2.       Identify the broken piece

3.       Replace the broken part with a similar one from the new cylinder.

See also these VIDEO TUTORIALS for VW Golf Mk4:

5 simple steps to remove passenger’s door panel VW Golf Mk4!

How to find PAINT CODE on a VW Golf Mk4 in just 10 seconds!

How to remove / replace headlight switch on a VW Golf Mk4!

How to remove RADIO CAGE in 7 steps!

How to remove / change the yaw rate sensor G202 and the lateral acceleration sensor G200 in 6 steps

Before you start removing the yaw rate sensor G202 and the lateral acceleration sensor  G200 sensors on VW Golf Mk4, Jetta, Bora, you have to disconnect the battery. Be sure to have the radio code, if it’s necessary.

Necessary tools:

–          A ratchet

–          An extension ratchet

–          A flat blade screwdriver

–          A 13 mm socket

–          A T25 Torx

Continuă lectura “How to remove / change the yaw rate sensor G202 and the lateral acceleration sensor G200 in 6 steps”

How to remove car speakers on VW, Skoda, Audi cars in 4 steps

This video tutorial will show you how to remove the car speakers in just 4 simple steps.

Necessary tools:

  • an electric drill
  • a 9 mm drill bit
  • a flat-blade screwdriver

Before you remove the car speakers, you have to take the door panel out (watch this tutorial). Then:

STEP 1: remove the rubber ring

STEP 2: use the electric drill to remove those 4 rivets

STEP 3: remove the door speaker using a flat screwdriver

STEP 4: don’t forget to disconnect the wire harness