Oil Service reminder reset (genuine or generic cable required?)

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Hi All

I have an Audi TTS (2013 facelift model), and would like to reset the oil service due reminder (as I have done my own oil change).
The procedure requires it to be done via VCDS, being a later model.

I'm just wondering whilst I consider ordering a new genuine cable, if this procedure can be done with a generic cable through VCDS Lite, or does it require a fully VIN registered cable?

Thanks :)
 
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VCDS-Lite won't work. It can only communicate via K-Lines, and a 2013 TT requires all communications directly via CAN bus.

A 3-VIN HEX-V2 is the most cost-effective option.

-Uwe-

PS: Moving to Pre-Sales Support.
 
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VCDS-Lite won't work. It can only communicate via K-Lines, and a 2013 TT requires all communications directly via CAN bus.

A 3-VIN HEX-V2 is the most cost-effective option.

-Uwe-

PS: Moving to Pre-Sales Support.

Ok, thanks for the quick reply.

I'll invest in the official cable, as it's something I have thought about doing for some time for when situations like this occur. Cheaper than a visit to a garage everytime!
It is a bit of a dilemma for me, as being a complete novice I'll be tempted to investigate other possibilities within the software, which would be very risky.
I guess if I have any future queries, this forum has a good knowledge base for settings and procedures before I start fiddling......

I have in the past have someone enable the hill hold assist through VCDS (something Audi insisted could not be done outside of the factory or even at their workshops)
Works a treat! :)
 
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