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    Help - Buying Cable Online

    Hello.
    I have thinking of getting a VAG-COM cable and i found one online thats cheap and that seems to work with my car according to their description but im not sure and i would like to get some confirmation on it. The cable version is 11.10 ( there are other versions there but i this seems to be the more recent there). Will this version work on my 2007 a3 8p? Has anyone bought their cable in online stores ( cheaper cables)?
    Thanks for the help

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    If its too good to be true - then it probably is.

    Probably a fake copy mate

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    Im guessing it is a copy/clone cable, especially considering the price. But are any dangers for cables like this? Could it mess up the car electronics or something like that?

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    Dont think so - you wont get any support from rosstech if anything goes wrong.

    And yes, that version will work on your car.

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    Thanks for the help!
    I might get it, but i will look more into vag-com tutorials and articles to see if there are any changes i would like to do,because right now what i wanted most is to test the car because i get a strange "bip" when i start it but the error message on the screen disappears quickly,so i want to see what thats all about.

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    £15.66 and they look quite real??? but it doesn't mention licence anywhere so i assume it doesn't have a vcds activation licence in it?

    VAG-COM VCDS 11.10 Diagnostic Cable (138cm-Cable Length) - Free Shipping - DealExtreme
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ste_Nova View Post
    £15.66 and they look quite real??? but it doesn't mention licence anywhere so i assume it doesn't have a vcds activation licence in it?

    VAG-COM VCDS 11.10 Diagnostic Cable (138cm-Cable Length) - Free Shipping - DealExtreme
    Thats exactly the one i was thinking of getting, same store and everything. I just didn't post it because i didn't know the rules about posting links(if it was allowed or not).
    So this is of course a clone cable right? It probably couldn't be used with their original software or connected to the internet(i think i read something about cables like this stop working if you put your computer online)?

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    Yep if you update it it makes the cable inoperative.

    Genuine all the way IMO

    Nigel (NHN) can supply a genuine one cheaper than retail.

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    and later on you can sell your genuine cable on ebay for £15 less than you paid from NHN so you will never loose much ££ anyway
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    Quote Originally Posted by griffin View Post
    Hello.
    I have thinking of getting a VAG-COM cable and i found one online thats cheap and that seems to work with my car according to their description but im not sure and i would like to get some confirmation on it. The cable version is 11.10 ( there are other versions there but i this seems to be the more recent there). Will this version work on my 2007 a3 8p? Has anyone bought their cable in online stores ( cheaper cables)?
    Thanks for the help
    User NHN for genuine cable. Money well spent, fully supported by Ross - Tech and good reliable service. Its a worthwhile investment. x
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