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B7 to B6 Rear Lights coding, step by step instructions needed please

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by fullbor3, Mar 22, 2011.

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    [Mar 22, 2011]
    Hi
    Can any one help with step by step instructions on Vagcom coding needed to make b7 cab rear lights work in b6 cab with the adapters.
    Cheers
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    [Mar 22, 2011]
    Maybe here or here - always the best place to start with respects to any Coding.

    Will your current B6 Power Control Module be compatible with newer B7 features?
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    [Mar 28, 2011]
    I hope so,i dont see why not as others have done this mod with success
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    [Mar 29, 2011]
    Out of curiosity why did they have to recode any modules?
    Would of thought the wiring adapters would be enough.
    Let us know how you get on.
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    Speak to PJMSpeedy - he's done it with his - I've seen his and they look awesome and I will definately be doing mine in the next month or so for sure.
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    [Apr 6, 2011]
    Your Right the adapters i bought from www.bks-tuning.com product#AUA4LO21,Worked without coding,result. Cost me 65 euro`s/ £57 for the 2 delivered.:o.k:
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    [Apr 6, 2011]
    was gonna say you dont need to code them they are plug and play
    apart from wireing the second fog light in
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    [Apr 6, 2011]
    They do require coding !!!
    You will find that they work ok with the loom adaptors but the light up of the rears is incorrect
    Only the square in the middle should be lit, you will find that on yours now that the middle square and the strip above will be dimly lit
    The top section is for brake lights only on the b7 rears

    And also there is only one fog light on the b7 rears
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    [Apr 6, 2011]
    ok...........can u do a pic so i can get me head around it i.e b4 and after if poss.ta ?
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    or i do my b4 pic and u do ur after pic ?
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    [Apr 7, 2011]
    Ditto - they defo need coding! You will need to find someone who has VAG.COM and knows how to use it properly
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    I have been looking at mine recently, never actually checked them at night as I am always driving it. But I let my mate drive it a few days ago and I noticed that I too have the issue of the top light still being illuminated. When it should only be the square in the middle of the light that is lit up. Can anyone help??
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    Out of curiosity the correct coding for this retrofit is?
    This may help a non-cab VCDS person help a cabby owner without VCDS.
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    cant remember the channel numbers,
    i think its central electrics, channel 002, not done it for a while but iyou need to find it in the brake light dimming
    it only shows saloon and avant,
    it will show 25%, this has to be set to 0% now

    the reason for this is due to the b6 having the rear lights as driving lights and brake lights combined ( getting brighter when braking )
    the b7 rears are independant, therefore no need for the top section to be lit ( now the centre square is lit ) top is brake lights only, now set to 0% and going to 100% when braking
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    [Apr 13, 2011]
    Excellent info, just need to get Quattrojames on the case,as he has offered to have a go,but if anyone else in the dorset area wanna give me a hand it will be very much appreciated ?
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    Your trust in me is flattering!
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    Got mine coded today, took a few seconds. Now my lights look like they are supposed to.;);););)
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    [Apr 18, 2011]
    :anbet:Sorry,didnt mean to poo poo your help,its just a comment made here,to get some one that knows vagcom etc
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    [Dec 19, 2012]
    Hi 1Wheelonly I have a B6 cabby and a pair of B7 rear lights can you do mine and will I need the adapters also.
    Have you a contact number? mine is 07976469403 Alan
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