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.

 

VW, Audi, Skoda, Seat Cornering Lights via fog lights activated with VCDS (VAGCOM) in 4 steps

This time we are going to show you how to activate / coded Cornering Lights via Front Fog Lights with VAGCOM (VCDS) for VW Golf Mk6, Mk7, Polo,  Audi A4, A6, A3, Skoda Octavia 2 facelift, Superb, Seat Leon, etc. in just 4 simple steps.

 

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:
Select Control Module / 09-Cent. Elect./ Coding-07 / Long Coding Helper / Go to Byte 14
Select Cornering Lights via Front Fog Lights Active / Do it! / Ok / and back to menu or close the window.

See also these VIDEO TUTORIALS using VCDS (VAGCOM) diagnostic cable:

How to set up / activate auto-lock & auto-unlock automatically with VCDS

How to change MFA cluster display language for VW Audi Skoda Seat using VCDS

How to activate the indicators on as DRLs (day time running lights) with VCDS

 

 

 

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! 

How to remove / replace / repair radio antenna base on VW Golf Mk4, Jetta, Bora, Passat, Polo, Skoda Octavia 1, Fabia, etc.

In this video tutorial we are going to show you How to remove / replace / repair radio antenna base on VW Golf Mk4, Jetta, Bora, Passat, Polo, Skoda Octavia 1, Fabia, etc. in just 9 simple steps.

Necessary tools:

  • A ratchet or a 22 mm wrench
  • A 17 mm socket

 

  1. Remove the top of the antenna
  2. Open the trunk and remove the plastic trim
  3. Remove or bend that clip that holds the headliner
  4. Remove those seatbelts adjustements down all the way, just push in and drag down
  5. Release those two side panels from the clips and pull it forward
  6. Create enough space to have acces to 22 mm screw
    If you don’t have enough space to remove the screw, you can remove also the headliner handles
  7. Disconnect the cable
  8. Remove the screw using a 22 mm socket and a ratchet
  9. Remove the antenna base.

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 remove / replace EGR valve on VW Golf Mk5, Jetta, Passat B6, Touran, Skoda Octavia 2, Seat Leon 2.0 TDI  in 8 simple steps

Watch the VIDEO TUTORIAL to see how to remove EGR valve from VW Golf Mk5, Jetta, Passat B6, Touran, Skoda Octavia 2, Seat Toledo, Leon 2.0 TDI in just 8 simple steps.

Necessary tools:

–          Flat blade screwdriver

–          5 mm inbus

–          6 mm imbus

 

1.       Remove the engine cover and then use a flat blade screwdriver to remove the plastic parts from the right

2.       Remove the spring loaded clip from the top of the hose using a flat blade screwdriver

3.       Remove also the spring loaded clip from the bottom of the hose

4.       Remove those three screws from the anti shudder valve (ASV) using a wrench and a 5mm inbus

Cover the hole from the bottom to protect the engine from dirt

5.       Disconnect the wire harness from the anti shudder valve

6.       Remove the hose from EGR valve

7.       Remove two screws from the right using a 6 mm imbus

8.       Remove two screws from EGR valve and take it out.

See also these VIDEO TUTORIALS for VW Golf Mk5:

How to acces hidden / secret menu in 3 steps!

How to replace headlight bulb in 6 simple steps!

How to remove gear shift knob gaitor in 5 steps!

How to activate auto-lock & auto-unlock automatically with VCDS!

How to change MFA cluster displat language for VW Golf Mk5!

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 replace a front anti roll bar link on VW GOLF Mk5, Jetta, Passat, Skoda Octavia 2 in 5 steps

This video tutorial will show you how to replace / change a front anti roll bar link on VW Golf Mk4, Jetta, Passat,  Skoda Octavia 2 in 5 simple steps.

Necessary tools:

–          Self locking pliers

–          A ratchet

–          A 18 mm / 19 mm socket

–          A T5 Torx (or a different one, it depends on producer)

 

Lift the car up and then…

1.       Remove the wheel using a 17 mm socket

2.       Remove those 2 screws using a 19 mm socket (or 18 mm)

Aply some WD-40 lubricant spray on the screws

Use a self locking pliers toremove the screw

3.       Remove the old anti roll bar link

4.       Install the new anti roll bar link back and put the screws back

Use a self locking pliers

5.       Put the wheel back on.

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!

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