The Adaptation function allows you to alter
certain values and/or settings in control modules
which support it.
should refer to the Factory Repair Manual for your
particular car (or some other documented procedure) before
"playing" with the Adaptation function. However, many
available Adaptation Channels are totally undocumented!
use the [Up]
buttons next to Channel Number to scroll through
all 99 possible channels, or you can manually enter a channel
number and click
If a channel exists, VCDS-Lite will show you the Stored
Value. If a channel does not exist, the Stored Value will
show as "N/A". Other data the controller may or may not send
will be decoded and shown in the four display fields at the
top of the screen.
have reached a channel of interest, you can use the
buttons next to New Value to incrementally change
and test the value. Or you can directly enter a New Value
[Test]. This will tell the controller to
temporarily use the new value so you can evaluate it's
are satisfied with the effect of a New Value, you can
store it in the Controller permanently by clicking
is a special case. Performing a [Save]
to Channel 00 resets all adaptation values to their original
factory defaults. This only works in controllers that
support this function, see your
Factory Repair Manual to find out if this procedure
applies to each controller in your vehicle.
and Immobilizer controllers will require a valid Login
before permitting you to
[Test] but not Saved will persist until
controller is powered-down.
[Done, Go Back]
to return to the Open Controller Function Screen.
Label Files can support values and description
for Adaptation channels. This help chart is displayed in a