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Adaptive Bi-Xenon

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Ash187, May 18, 2011.

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    Hi guys,

    A mate of mine has an issue with his 2008 S3 (he is not registered yet so he cannot ask himself)

    He had Adaptive bi-xenon headlights but was involved in an accident and he ended up replacing the headlights with normal bi-xenon (don't ask me why... i honestly don't understand this one, i did tell him to go and buy adaptive headlights and just sell the bi-xenons)
    anyway now when he switches the car on it constantly complains that the adaptives are dis-functional. Is there a way of turning the adaptive option off on the car so it will stop complaining?

    thanks
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    I think you would have to change the coding using VCDS to suit the new setup
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    yh thats what i said and he apparently did check it but had no joy, i dont think he knows what to look for and i am no where near him to run a scan myself. As far as i know he will either need to code something on module 09 - cent electrics or module 55 (which i think is auto levelling).
    does anyone else know anymore on this?

    thanks
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    it is coded out in the instrument cluster, minus 32 of the value that is inside it
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    Where exactly would i find that? adaptation on module 09? or somewhere else?
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    IIRC intruments is module 17, you need to look in there & do as Phil said.
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    thanks guys, have just let him know so will see what he says.
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    UH you will have more issues than this, the levelling module is specific to adaptive aswell, normal Bi's use a different module on at least pre 09's, given the Bi's are wired different because the adaptives have a canbus connection, whereas Bi's dont, his best bet is to buy adaptives to resolve his issues, but finding them is like rocking horse poo, if he wants a set PM me for a price, I maybe interested in his Bi's.

    Phil, havnt forgotten you lad :)
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    good lad nige in your own time, yeah i forgot about the level controller
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