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  1. VCDS questions

    General T5 Chat
    Hi, Just new to this forum, my first post! I recently bought a VW T5 from Germany, European model, left hand drive (T5 2008 2.5TDI, 170HP 4 WHD). My question, is I would like to change the language to English (as it's in German!), need a VCDS cable, but really uncertain, which make / model is...
  2. 2011 T5.1 Caravelle. Powerfold Mirrors on keyfob.... again

    General T5 Technical
    Hi all, I know this has been covered a lot in various forums but I cannot find my specific answer. now before I go buying aftermarket relay\module kit I have questions. My BCM (Body Control Module) is 7H0937087F so with Cruise and powerfold mirrors. Now in the instructions I have researched it...
  3. MAF Sensor & Lamda

    General T5 Technical
    Hi Guys and Girls, I have found this forum very helpful and if it wasnt for all the help and info from this site i would have given up on my van. I have to say a big thanks to Festa T: will have to catch up at some point.:D Would any of you technical kind T5 professionals tell me, if i am...
  4. Any Member Near me with VCDS and want earn a couple of sheckles?

    General T5 Chat
    Hi All, As the title suggests I'm looking for someone local with VCDS who fancies helping me code up my T5.1 for a towbar. I've done all the manual side and the wiring, so it works perfectly fine as a dumb towbar but things like fog light and rear parking sensors are on all the time. I've...
  5. Towbar electrics. Flashing tail lights.

    Electrical
    Hi all, I have a 2011 T5 California. I fitted a Westfalia detachable towbar, with dedicated wiring kit, as supplied by PF Jones www.pfjones.co.uk. The main purpose is to tow my smart car. The tail lights on the towed car flash when hazard lights are on. Same happens with my bike rack...
  6. VCDS cluster coding issues

    Electrical
    Hi everyone, I have over the past few days fitted a new dash (Half LCD MFD VDO VO3 dash pod) and cruise control to my 2007 T5. Fitting all went well, everything is in and mostly working. I managed to program in the CCS, learned the dashpod to the vehicle, coded the keys and all of that works...
  7. Recoding replacement BCM for Cruise

    Electrical
    Just about to replace the BCM on my T5.1, the old BCM is a 086 and I'm fitting a second hand 089 BCM to allow the addition of cruise. Anyway I read the new BCM has to be recoded to suit my van so I've bought VCDS and used it to do a full scan and I've cleared a few fault code just TO get use to...
  8. 2.5TDI ACV non starting - just crancking post engine out - wiring / elect help please

    Engine & Gearbox
    Afternoon folks. I've just put the engine back into my '97 Carvavelle post clutch and dmf change to resolve a leaking slave cylinder. It refuses to fire! I've research a lot of threads on here - most associate the problem with the glow plug light not coming on and a broken earth return from...
  9. "P0016 - Incorrect Correlation" on most journeys, but no driving problems

    Engine & Gearbox
    Model: VW T5 Engine: 2.0 TDI, 140 PS Year: 2011 Miles: 62,000 Hello all, I'm getting this fault code on nearly every journey (as long as I get up to ~60mph): 4096 - Bank 1: CMP Sensor (G40) / Engine Speed Sensor (G28) P0016 00 [096] - Incorrect Correlation Intermittent -...
  10. Vagcom/VCDS in Devon

    Electrical
    Hi, Just wondered if anyone in Devon had a copy of Vagcom/VCDS who would be prepared to let me use or help me change a couple of things. I need to code in an OEM bluetooth kit to a 2011 Polo and also interested in looking for a few of the convenience settings for my 2014 Caddy. I'm in Mid...
  11. OBD II Connection

    T4 Syncro Garage
    I have a VCDS/Vagcom cable. Is there an ODB II port that I can connect to on a 2001 T4 Syncro 2.5 TDi? Cannot seem to locate it in the usual places like under the fuse box or steering wheel like on my Audi.
  12. Tachograph Removal.

    Electrical
    My van had a tachograph fitted and the dealer I bought from unplugged and removed it, however this caused the milage and trip milage to star out. He had to plug it back in and hide it under the glovebox. This morning with the help of a friend with VCDS we figured it out and it is straight...
  13. VCDS DPF values

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, I'm hoping someone in the know can help me out. My van is a 2009 model 2.5tdi BNZ manual with 203k miles on the clock. I only bought the van recently and I've fallen foul of the DPF trap. The van was running poorly and the exhaust was blowing from the manifold and the joint between turbo...
  14. VAGCOM VCDS needed - Chorley

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all, TDI Conversion now done T: - she starts and runs - but I now need to check the timing and can't do it with my VCDS Lite. Does anyone near Chorley, Lancashire have a version that will check TDI timing. This is one of the last jobs before I can then get it MOT'd Van is a 96 T4 -...
  15. VCDS cleverness

    Electrical
    Had VCDS delivered yesterday. Connected it up via two 5m usb repeaters to my desktop pc as I can't for the life of me find my old netbook which would be great for this. Ran a scan as you do, and came back with a few fault codes. One was radio antenna or something. I decided to remove my head...
  16. VCDS-Lite just doesn't like me

    Electrical
    Bought an OE cruise control stalk and a VAG cable with VCDS-Lite software (supposedly the cable with the correct chip in it). Fitted the stalk and installed the drivers and software fine but when I plugged into my laptop it couldn't seem to connect. There were no instructions relating to this...
  17. Passenger door, central locking question..

    Electrical
    When I open the passenger door after unlocking the van (T5 1.9) with the key fob, it doesn't acknowledge that the van has been opened and will lock the doors after a set period - is this correct? If so, then is it just a simple case of a Vagcom/VCDS ECU tweak required? I always fear that the...
  18. VCDS supplier recommendations

    Electrical
    I'm planning to buy the full version of VCDS, and the Ross-Tech website shows four UK distributors (or five if you include NHN which is a sub-distributor of one of the others): Gendan Ltd ilexa Onboard Diagnostics NHN (sub-dist of ilexa - don't appear to have a website) Marshall's Industrial...
  19. VCDS help

    Electrical
    Hi Guys, We have a new (to us) '62 plate VW T5.1 at work. We also have VCDS software on one of the work PC's. We did have a guy here that sorted out all the work VW's, reprogramming central locking, daylight running lights etc. He's now left the company, and it's been dropped in my lap ! Can...
  20. Engine None starter

    Electrical
    OK my engine is an AUF Auto 2.5 TDI 102BHP The car has had a couple of intermittent starts recently where it started fine and then i went for a short drive and then when i tried to restart the car it would turn over but not start. eventually i would leave it 5 minutes or so and it would then...
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