Online Demo / Manual- Main Screen
Corresponds to VAG 1551/1552 functions 02 & 05
This is an HTML simulation built from actual screen-shots of the latest version of VAG-COM Diagnostic System (VCDS). You can click the buttons as if you were using the software. The screen-shots were done using Microsoft Windows 10 with a custom color for the title bar. If you are not using Windows 10, expect the screens to look different but the functions will be the same.
This screen appears when you start VCDS by clicking the shortcut on your Desktop or by selecting VCDS from the Start Menu.
On this screen, you have 8 buttons that you can click with your mouse or use the Tab key to navigate and the Enter key to proceed:
[Exit] This closes the VCDS program)
In the actual VCDS program, all buttons except Options and About will be grayed-out until you have Tested and Saved your port settings on the Options screen.
Click on the buttons in the screen shots to "navigate" through this manual.
You can also use the "Manual Index" below (scroll down).
To go back to the Ross-Tech Home Page, click the [Exit] button
Printable Manual (~5 MB)
Download PDF Format VCDS Manual
(Right-Click on the above link and select "Save Target As..")
You'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open the Manual, if you don't have it you can get it here You should tell your PDF reader to "Fit to Printable Area" or use similar instructions
when printing in order to make the images and text as legible as possible.
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