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VCDS and Mileage records

Hodge Jun 19, 2014

  1. Hodge

    Hodge New Member

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    As above, I know VCDS can be used to set up the mileage on a new cluster, but can it be used to check the mileage stored on the ECU of the car to check if has been altered at anytime.

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  2. adamss24

    adamss24 Well-Known Member

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    Yes, on some EDC15 and 16 it will read the memory of the instrument cluster and ECU and they should be similar...
     
  3. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    unless the clocker has done the job propley then theres no way to tell
     
  4. Paul @ Unit 9 Remaps

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    you cant set the milage using vcds its vag tacho
     
  5. Hodge

    Hodge New Member

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    Thanking you, it's just the trustworthiness of the ECU I was thinking of, but as you say everything is fixable, I just wondered if it recorded changes to mileage on the ECU, my car had a mileage discrepancy in the first 3 months of its life 10 yrs ago as a demo car at the Audi dealer, they appear to have inadvertently added a zero to the mileage at 6 months this became apparent at its first dealer service. But once it's on the VMR it's on, I am just looking for proof it was not clocked,

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    Last edited: Jun 19, 2014

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