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Hidden extras on cars software......??

WOLF Jun 29, 2013

  1. WOLF

    WOLF I am WOLF.......

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    A few years back i had a bora tdi sport with a minor abs sensor fault,took it to a guy on a vw forum who had vagcom,he sorted the fault but also offered while i was there at his house the option of a 'blip' when pressing the key to lock the car and also auto closure of the windows............must have took 30 seconds to activate these options which i never even knew they were there................

    So..............will my audi SE avant have extras like these built in to the cars software that just needs activating???


    I'd love a 'blip':yes:

    And if the answer is yes i would need someone with the gadget to do it for me Please........im in doncaster....
     
    Last edited: Jun 29, 2013
  2. Audi Doodah

    Audi Doodah Active Member

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    Yes, I've done it on mine. You need VCDS...£20-£30 for a copy lead and free Lite software that would require registering for £70 to do codings or about £250 for a full, genuine lead. Forum member NHN is a UK distributor of the official leads.
     
  3. WOLF

    WOLF I am WOLF.......

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    I wouldn't know where to start mate:blush:

    Perhaps better finding a local member who already has it and i'll pay for his expertise:salute:
     
  4. Audi Doodah

    Audi Doodah Active Member

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    Well you're too far from me! There's a VCDS thread on the forum that has a map that highlights VCDS armed members in your area. A PM with an offer of beer tokens usually does the trick
     
  5. dualmono21

    dualmono21 Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    Im in barnsley steevand I can do it
    I have a fully registered vcds lead
     
  6. Sandra

    Sandra MODERATOR Staff Member Administrator Moderator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter quattro Audi S3 s tronic

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  7. WOLF

    WOLF I am WOLF.......

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    Must have been searching VCDS thread when you posted and already sent a pm to another member.....waiting a response so can i gt back to you mate?appreciate the offer:salute:

    Thanks princess,im just waiting a pm reply.:kiss:
     
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  8. @udi A3

    @udi A3 Site Sponsor Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Im passing through tomorrow at some point, taking my newly aquired toughbook and my bag of tricks including vcds, so happy to plug you in :)
     
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  9. WOLF

    WOLF I am WOLF.......

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    I now have 'blip' and auto locking after 12mph!
    Cheers tom.:salute:
     
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  10. bradh

    bradh Active Member

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    just out of interest what little extras can be activated with out buying extra bits??
     
  11. gen.heinz guderian

    gen.heinz guderian Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    Depends largely on which modules your Car has in it. Certain basic things like alarm beep,selective locking,auto door locking when moving can be done on all V.A.G models.
     
  12. @udi A3

    @udi A3 Site Sponsor Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Glad your happy steve, ill forward your scan shortly incase you need to replace/retrofit later :D

    Personally I dont like the beep when locking, but I drive through a lot of residential areas at all hours and park up so rather not annoy the neighbours!

    Brad it depends on your car and spec really, standard stuff like comfort closing of windows etc, anti hijacking, single/all door unlocking, the sort of things people dont really think about untill they realise it can be changed!
    Some cars can have the fuel computer enabled too if its not already.
     
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  13. bradh

    bradh Active Member

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    ok iv got a audi a4 tdi sport model any one near me redditch (b98) post code thats able to enable some thing for me for some beer tokens ?
     
  14. WOLF

    WOLF I am WOLF.......

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    have a look here brad,very helpfull.
    VCDS (formerly VAG-COM) forum
     
  15. bradh

    bradh Active Member

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    cheers bud no body local to me nearest is about an hour drive away :(
     
  16. @udi A3

    @udi A3 Site Sponsor Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    I would but the 4 hours round trip would cost you more than beer money in stress + fuel lol.

    Maybe a local specialist could help you out?
     
  17. bradh

    bradh Active Member

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    Ha ha yes ur a bit to far away going to do some ringing round next week see who is able to do it for me,

    So what can I get done I like the idea of:
    Anti hi-jack
    Windows on fob
    Single door open

    Anything else I should consider??
     
  18. @udi A3

    @udi A3 Site Sponsor Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    have a browse on here or google, or look through the vcds section, or the section for your car to see what others have done :D

    Ross-Tech Wiki
     

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