Diagnostic Software for VW-Audi Group Cars

 
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Downloadable articles about VAG-COM:

An Enthusiastic Success
Originally printed in Action Magazine, June 2009.  Used by permission of MACS Worldwide

VAG-COM Review
"The Electronic Toolbox Every VAG Enthusiast should have"
- EuroTuner Magazine, June 2007 Issue

Keeping Up to Date with Diagnostics
- Service Station & Garage Management,
April 2007 issue

Tool of the Month
"As essential as a torque wrench"
-- European Car Magazine

Hack Your Car
-- PC Magazine

 

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Ross-Tech-Tips (as appeared in Motor, Motor Age, and others)

Volkswagen/Audi Control Module Coding De-Mystified
"People often struggle to determine the coding when replacing a control module in a VW or Audi vehicle." This Tech-Tip explains the use of the Production Codes label (PR Codes)
 - Motor Age Magazine, June 2009

VW/Audi Throttle Body Alignment
"Since 1996, most gasoline-engine VAG cars have electrically controlled throttles"
This Tech-Tip explains how to perform the process known as Throttle Body Alignment (TBA)

-Motor Magazine, September 2008

Diagnosing a VW/Audi MAF Failure
"One of the most commone failures on 2000 and new VW and Audi cars is the MAF sensor"
This TechTip describes a method to diagnose a failing Mass Airflow Sensor.
 - Motor Age Magazine, June 2008

Avoid Damaging Rear Calipers
"As of 2004, some VW/Audi models have Electronic Parking Brakes"
This Tech-Tip explains how to open and close rear calipers
on models with Electronic Parking Brakes
- Motor Magazine, April 2008

Does a Generic OBDII Tool Show All Codes?
"Quite simply, the answer is no.  Generic OBDII tools
may not give the complete picture...."
- Motor Magazine, September 2007

VW/Audi Airbag Module Coding
"Whenever the airbags in a VW or Audi have deployed, crash data is stored
in the airbag controller and cannot be cleared.... the airbag controller must be replaced."
- Motor Magazine, April 2007

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