What cars does VAG-COM work on?
VCDS (VAG-COM) will work with most Volkswagen and Audi models sold worldwide from 1994 to 2012+. It will work with some cars as early as 1991. It will also work with most 1996-2012+ SEAT and Skoda models.
What is VW VAG-COM?
VAG-COM is a cable Interface that plugs into the car’s OBD port. Hence it’s a diagnostic software that will diagnose vehicles with VAG engines, meaning it covers nearly all Audi, Volkswagen Seat and Skoda models. It also works on non-VAG vehicles, but is limited to generic OBD2 system of Engine and Transmission.
Is VAG-COM the same as VCDS?
VCDS (an abbreviation for “VAG-COM Diagnostic System” and formerly known as VAG-COM) is a Microsoft Windows-based software package, developed and produced by Ross-Tech, LLC since May 2000. VCDS is also capable of interfacing vehicles which use the generic OBD-II/EOBD protocols.
Is VAG-com free?
3. You need to download VCDS. VCDS is the new name for vag-com’s software. It is FREE to download and will work as a full version with the ross-tech cable, hence why purchasing “vag-com cables” off of eBay isn’t a good idea…
What kind of diagnostic software does VW use?
And VCDS is the Windows based software that is developed by RossTech – which uses this Interface to log into car’s ECU diagnostics computer. Hence it’s a diagnostic software that will diagnose vehicles with VAG engines, meaning it covers nearly all Audi, Volkswagen Seat and Skoda models.
What does vagcom do on a VW car?
Vagcom (VCDS) is diagnostic software that allows access to the various electronic modules of the VW, Audi, Skoda, Seat automobile. It reads error codes and allows to change settings in the car. Most people that have it use it to change convenience features and for reading error codes.
What does scan tool mean in Volkswagen software?
Scan Tool The term “scan tool” is used to refer to any tool that communicates direct ly with the vehicle data stream. When necessary, the term “Scanner” is used to distinguish Snap-on equipment from another diagnostic device, such as the Audi or Volkswagen factory scan tool. 1.2 Notes and Important Messages
How to scan and modify your Audi or Volkswagen?
The VAG-COM directory has a file for all the vehicle profiles and it can be edited if you press the hyperlink above the chassis type. If you are not sure of which controllers you have in your car you can use the control module finder. Press the start and the auto scan will start.