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Volkswagen Audi Group vehicle diagnostics
Volkswagen-Audi group vehicles have the ability to store faults within their electronic modules, some of these will be stored in the ECU but not illuminate the engine management light, ABS light or traction control light. The description of the fault also gives you an indication of the severity of it and if its a fault that's permanent or an intermittent fault. The VCDS / VAG-COM program is an application that is very similar to the genuine VAG computers in the main dealer workshops.

The services we can provide with VCDS are (but no limited to): investigation of faults, print out of the sorted faults in the vehicle's management systems / ECUs and the ability to clear all fault codes to see if they come back right away. We can do live data logging while driving to see if all sensors are working correctly and if the car is running as it should. We can see if cars are loosing boost,  pulling back on engine timing and many other things involving reading the live ECU data. Features in the central convenience system that are turned off at the factory can be enabled.

Mechanical repairs
Most modern VW Seat Skoda and Audi cars require diagnostic equipment to perform the most basic of mechanical repairs,
such as:
- Brake pad replacement
- Battery changing
- Service reminder reset
Diagnostics Equipment
We have use of the following diagnostic equipment for various tasks:

VCDS ( VAG-Com): For Dual K line cars and the newer Can Bus Cars. We also have adaptors to fit the early 2 pin cars from the early 1990's
VAG CANPRO:  This application allows us to program control units, turn on hidden features or recode for retrofits in the cars BCM/Instrument cluster door control units etc
ODIS: This Is the same diagnostic tool that is used in the VW Audi dealers. We can code new keys remove component protection and update control unit software to the latest VW Audi versions. This software also allows us to view technical bulletins relating to know faults with systems in the vehicle.

Fault code reading £30.
Switching on hidden features from £40

Diagnostics & coding
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