1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

were to buy vagcom from ?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by jonno123, Apr 22, 2013.

  1. jonno123

    jonno123 Member

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2012
    Messages:
    97
    Likes Received:
    7
    hi all as above i need vag com to switch off air bag light , were can i buy it ive seen pepole on ebay selling a copy of vag com and a lead will this work ?

    i need links if possible ,

    or if any one in norfolk with vag com want to earn some pennys let me know
     
  2. Google AdSense Guest Advertisement



    to hide this advert.
  3. phil miller

    phil miller Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2012
    Messages:
    956
    Likes Received:
    110
    Genden is the place to buy mate :)
     
  4. Jay A3

    Jay A3 More power

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2011
    Messages:
    2,018
    Likes Received:
    309
    Nhn on here sells it
     
  5. jonno123

    jonno123 Member

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2012
    Messages:
    97
    Likes Received:
    7
    £263 omg !
     
  6. JudderMan

    JudderMan Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2012
    Messages:
    994
    Likes Received:
    161
    I have the eBay cable and it just tells you what codes there are (and not all), which is still handy. I have a mate with a generic OBD2 machine which was £30 and that clears codes but doesn't tell you of all the Vagcom codes. Still, it's f88k loads cheaper than buying the real deal. My car was a grand so paying a 1/4 again on Vagcom doesn't make sense.
     
  7. phil miller

    phil miller Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2012
    Messages:
    956
    Likes Received:
    110
    you wont find anyother software for that money, bear in mind a snap on veros starts at £6500 and it wont do everything VCDS does
     
  8. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow...
    Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2008
    Messages:
    18,255
    Likes Received:
    2,416
    Stickies!!!!

    <tuffty/>
     
  9. @udi A3

    @udi A3 Site Sponsor
    Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    May 25, 2012
    Messages:
    1,775
    Likes Received:
    175
    Iirc cheapo cables won't turn off airbags lights, where are you based? Maybe a local user can do it for you? Try vids section user map or even eBay for vids services
     
  10. Danno57

    Danno57 Member
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2011
    Messages:
    44
    Likes Received:
    2
    Have you fixed the airbag problem first?

    VCDS won't turn the light off unless its fixed, I'm guessing you're using it to diagnose the fault and clear the code?

    I got mine from an online shop in the uk called Gendan.
     
  11. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow...
    Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2008
    Messages:
    18,255
    Likes Received:
    2,416
    cheap ebay cables and a registered version of VCDS lite will give full functionality.... the question to ask is are you trying to clear a fault or code the airbag light out as these are different things...

    Registered version of VCDS will do both of these things..

    <tuffty/>
     
  12. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost!
    Staff Member Moderator quattro Audi S3

    Joined:
    Sep 4, 2003
    Messages:
    27,391
    Likes Received:
    2,476
  13. jonno123

    jonno123 Member

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2012
    Messages:
    97
    Likes Received:
    7
    theres no problem , ive fitted a aftermarket sterring wheel so theres no air bag , and it comes with a resistor to put in line so the air bag light goes off but the fault code is still in the air bag ecu so needs clearing
     
  14. Tooks

    Tooks Active Member

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2006
    Messages:
    753
    Likes Received:
    29
    Im in Norfolk a fair bit, and would be happy to hook mine up. Depends where in Norfolk you are though?
     
  15. jonno123

    jonno123 Member

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2012
    Messages:
    97
    Likes Received:
    7
    Hi tooks im about 8 mile from kingslynn
     
  16. gen.heinz guderian

    gen.heinz guderian Well-Known Member
    Regional Rep VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Jun 24, 2011
    Messages:
    1,346
    Likes Received:
    125
    Im in Loddon 10 miles East of Norwich if thats any help? have vcds pro
     

Share This Page