2015 VW Golf7 1.6 TDI need help in finding a way to turn off my low beams....

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Hi guys, i am a newby in using VCDS, i have my HEX V2 just a month and i was able to do some tweaks on my car which i am really satisfied with :)...

Now i need help to find a way to somehow keep my low beams (light switch: AUTO lights) from NOT turning on when i turn my ignition into the pre-start position.. i have Bi-Xenons and i never liked that they flickered a bit when the engine was starting. the engine uses alot of power to start and the lights flicker because of it and i think it shortens the life span of the bulb. Thats why i always turn them off and after the engine starts i would turn my light switch to AUTO... from experience i know that OPEL cars have this setting where the lights turn on after the engine starts, not before... is there anyway in changing this option(in adaptations) that the low beams DONT start before the engine starts. of course i am talking about keeping the light switch on AUTO lights all the time...

Thanks for your help..

Adam
 
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I don't believe you have a choice. you have the switch with AUTO, so you have a light/rain sensor. if it's dark, low beams will switch on when turning ignition, no exceptions.

I understand your stress about Xenon bulbs, I would be stressed too. time to retrofit some nice LEDs, or just keep going AUTO after engine on. remember this also means no Coming Home and no Leaving Home.
 
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I don't believe you have a choice. you have the switch with AUTO, so you have a light/rain sensor. if it's dark, low beams will switch on when turning ignition, no exceptions.
Even if the "hand-brake" (EPB on that car, I think) is set?

I don't have a car like that handy to try on...

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^^^^ Yep - like this (but ONLY if the car has the settings shown in brackets below):
left-side low-beam
ENG116942-ENG116001-Leuchte6ABL LC5-Lichtfunktion G 6 > Handbremse ist angezogen (nicht aktiv)
ENG116942-ENG116004-Leuchte6ABL LC5-Dimming Direction GH 6 > minimize (maximize)

right-side low-beam

ENG116943-ENG116020-Leuchte7ABL RB1-Lichtfunktion G 7 > Handbremse ist angezogen (nicht aktiv)
ENG116943-ENG116023-Leuchte7ABL RB1-Dimming Direction GH 7 > minimize (maximize)

The result of the tweak is that the low-beams will be turned-off when the hand-brake is applied (tested on EPB model)

Don
 
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Thank you DV52, i will definitely try as you described :)
 
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Don's right it does work. However just for arguments sake your car being a 1.6 does not come with bi-xenons as standard, they must've been retrofitted. Can you please post an autoscan for completeness so we have a record of your car and the modules it contains. Some retrofitters don't change the BCM or add in module 55 or 4b (depending on the headlight), some use aftermarket Headlights. The scan will help us to help you if something doesn't work as it should. Keep a record of all changes yourself!
 
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I thought it was only possible to link the DRL lights to the parking brake. cool, I might use the tweak as well.

Don, since I am a little confused, would you check my 09 admap and tell me how to change it?
 
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Code:
Monday,30,December,2019,17:59:12:55161
VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 10 x64
VCDS Version: 19.6.2.0 (x64)  HEX-V2 CB: 0.4508.4
Data version: 20190930 DS308.0
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VIN: WVWZZZAUZGP044747   License Plate: 


Chassis Type: AU-VW37 (5Q0)
Scan: 01 03 08 09 10 15 16 17 18 19 20 42 44 52 55 5F

VIN: WVWZZZAUZGP044747   Mileage: 75327km-46806miles

01-Engine -- Status: OK 0000
03-ABS Brakes -- Status: OK 0000
08-Auto HVAC -- Status: OK 0000
09-Cent. Elect. -- Status: OK 0000
10-Park/Steer Assist -- Status: OK 0000
15-Airbags -- Status: OK 0000
16-Steering wheel -- Status: OK 0000
17-Instruments -- Status: OK 0000
18-Aux. Heat -- Status: OK 0000
19-CAN Gateway -- Status: OK 0000
20-High Beam Assist. -- Status: OK 0000
42-Door Elect, Driver -- Status: OK 0000
44-Steering Assist -- Status: OK 0000
52-Door Elect, Pass. -- Status: OK 0000
55-Headlight Range -- Status: OK 0000
5F-Information Electr. -- Status: OK 0000
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Address 01: Engine (J623-CXXB)       Labels:. 04L-907-309-V1.clb
   Part No SW: 04L 906 056 CL    HW: 04L 907 445 B
   Component: R4 1.6l TDI   H06 6336  
   Revision: 22004001    
   Coding: 0111401A432405092000
   Shop #: WSC 00028 028 00031
   ASAM Dataset: EV_ECM16TDI03004L906056CL 004011
   ROD: EV_ECM16TDI03004L906056_004.rod
   VCID: 79AFEA6F8954255F8E9-802C

1 Fault Found:
27277 - System Voltage 
          P0562 00 [032] - Too Low
          Intermittent - Not Confirmed - Tested Since Memory Clear

Readiness: N/A

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Address 03: ABS Brakes (J104)       Labels: 5Q0-907-379-IPB-V1.clb
   Part No SW: 3Q0 907 379 AF    HW: 3Q0 907 379 F
   Component: ESC           H42 0625  
   Revision: 00000000    Serial number: 92455000009657
   Coding: 01FA62A124240970077E060441CA2580462490E06082A4F300400078C002
   Shop #: WSC 131071 1023 2097151
   ASAM Dataset: EV_Brake1UDSContiMK100IPB 034036
   ROD: EV_Brake1UDSContiMK100IPB_034_VW37.rod
   VCID: 7EA5F973907A0267BBB-802A

No fault code found.

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Address 08: Auto HVAC (J255)       Labels:| 5G0-907-044.clb
   Part No SW: 5G0 907 044 BE    HW: 5G0 907 044 BE
   Component: Climatronic   H03 1001  
   Revision: 00001K08    
   Coding: 00020104204101011005000000101002
   Shop #: WSC 00028 028 00023
   ASAM Dataset: EV_ACClimaBHBVW37X 004131
   ROD: EV_ACClimaBHBVW37X_004_VW37.rod
   VCID: 6B83C027F30887CF0C5-803E

   Fresh Air Blower Front: 

   Geber für Kältemitteldruck/Kältemitteltemperatur: 

   Air quality sensor: 

No fault code found.

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Address 09: Cent. Elect. (J519)       Labels:| 5Q0-937-08X-HV1.clb
   Part No SW: 5Q0 937 084 AS    HW: 5Q0 937 084 AN
   Component: BCM MQBAB H   H24 0175  
   Serial number: 01061525301036
   Coding: 00000B46C24122FB4BE44000001C07081400000000000000000000000000
   Shop #: WSC 00028 028 00023
   ASAM Dataset: EV_BCMMQB 015001
   ROD: EV_BCMBOSCH_015.rod
   VCID: 094F9AAFD9B435DF9E9-805C

   Control Unit For Wiper Motor: 
   Subsystem 1 - Part No SW: 5G1 955 119 A    HW: 5G1 955 119 A  Labels: 5QX-955-119-V1.CLB
   Component: WWS    150819  043 0551 
   Serial number:         150828155800
   Coding: 0E4DDD

   Rain Light Recognition Sensor: 
   Subsystem 2 - Part No SW: 5Q0 955 547 A    HW: 5Q0 955 547 A  Labels: 5Q0-955-547.CLB
   Component: RLHS  037 0059 
   Serial number: S4Y15M09D18H22M49S07
   Coding: 90A8DD

No fault code found.

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Address 10: Park/Steer Assist (J446)       Labels:| 5Q0-919-294.clb
   Part No SW: 5Q0 919 294 K    HW: 5Q0 919 294 A
   Component: PARKHILFE 8K  H03 0054  
   Revision: --------    Serial number: 39391525901725
   Coding: 0031051001
   Shop #: WSC 00028 028 00023
   ASAM Dataset: EV_EPHVA18AU3700000 002026
   ROD: EV_EPHVA18AU3700000_002_VW37.rod
   VCID: 43D34887BB18AF8F945-8016

No fault code found.

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Address 15: Airbags (J234)       Labels:| 5Q0-959-655.clb
   Part No SW: 5Q0 959 655 D    HW: 5Q0 959 655 D
   Component: AirbagVW20    015 0388  
   Serial number: 003F6R129EH8
   Coding: 98CCC000000000005C0000CF004800000065
   Shop #: WSC 00028 028 00003
   ASAM Dataset: EV_AirbaVW20SMEVW37X 002130
   ROD: EV_AirbaVW20SMEVW37X.rod
   VCID: 41DF428FA104BD9F869-8014

   Side Sensor Driver Front: 
   Subsystem 1 - Part No SW: -----------    HW: 480 000 809 15
   Component: SideSensor_Df  001 0887 
   Serial number: 357670000009F2D85611
   Coding: 2D2D2D

   Side Sensor Passenger Front: 
   Subsystem 2 - Part No SW: -----------    HW: 480 000 809 15
   Component: SideSensor_Pf  001 0887 
   Serial number: 358670000000E2D8561Z
   Coding: 2D2D2D

   Side Sensor Driver Rear: 
   Subsystem 3 - Part No SW: -----------    HW: 480 400 709 15
   Component: SideSensor_Dr  001 6149 
   Serial number: 35165029F1D25F72535I
   Coding: 2D2D2D

   Side Sensor Passenger Rear: 
   Subsystem 4 - Part No SW: -----------    HW: 480 400 709 15
   Component: SideSensor_Pr  001 6149 
   Serial number: 3526502AB1D25F7312DK
   Coding: 2D2D2D

   Front Sensor Driver: 
   Subsystem 5 - Part No SW: -----------    HW: 480 400 709 15
   Component: FrontSensor_D  001 6149 
   Serial number: 35565029F1D25F7422ET
   Coding: 2D2D2D

No fault code found.

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Address 16: Steering wheel (J527)       Labels:| 5Q0-953-549.clb
   Part No SW: 5Q0 953 507 FT    HW: 5Q0 953 549 F
   Component: Lenks. Modul  003 0110  
   Revision: --------    Serial number: 16091504220163
   Coding: 0400
   Shop #: WSC 00028 028 00023
   ASAM Dataset: EV_SMLSKLOMQB 017001
   ROD: EV_SMLSKLOMQB_010_VW37.rod
   VCID: 0D47AEBFADDC29FFB21-8058

No fault code found.

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Address 17: Instruments (J285)       Labels:| 5G0-920-XXX-17.clb-SRI3
   Part No SW: 5G1 920 751 A    HW: 5G1 920 751 A
   Component: KOMBI         302 6420  
   Coding: 07A51A002B80000801087E001400000000000000
   Shop #: WSC 00028 028 00023
   ASAM Dataset: EV_DashBoardVDDMQBAB 009046
   ROD: EV_DashBoardVDDMQBAB_009_VW37.rod
   VCID: 2615F113286A7AA793B-8072

No fault code found.

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Address 18: Aux. Heat (J364)       Labels:| 5Q0-963-272.clb
   Part No SW: 5Q0 963 272 E    HW: 5Q0 963 272 E
   Component: STH-MQB       007 0072  
   Coding: 9309
   Shop #: WSC 00028 028 00023
   ASAM Dataset: EV_AuxilParkiHeateWOS 002018
   ROD: EV_AuxilParkiHeateWOS.rod
   VCID: 38292F6BF2DEFC57317-806C

   Remote Control Auxiliary Heater: 
   Subsystem 1 - Part No SW: 5Q0 963 513 A    HW: 5Q0 963 513 A
   Component: R149 T91-LIN  003 0301 
   Serial number: 00000000000001217045

No fault code found.

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Address 19: CAN Gateway (J533)       Labels:| 5Q0-907-530-V1.clb
   Part No SW: 5Q0 907 530 AF    HW: 5Q0 907 530 M
   Component: GW MQB High   212 2227  
   Revision: --------    Serial number: 10091510801230
   Coding: 030100041F087300FB00024A080F00010001050000000000000000000000
   Shop #: WSC 131071 1023 2097151
   ASAM Dataset: EV_GatewConti 013020
   ROD: EV_GatewConti_013.rod
   VCID: 75B7E65FA54C413FEA1-8020

   Alternator: 

   Multi Function Steering Wheel Control Module: 
   Subsystem 2 - Part No SW: 5G0 959 442 J    HW: 5G0 959 442 J  Labels: 3C8-959-537.CLB
   Component: E221__MFL-DC1  H17 0103 
   Serial number: 29150001801650025372
   Coding: 28FFFF

   Battery Monitoring Control Module: 
   Subsystem 3 - Part No SW: 5Q0 915 181 G    HW: 5Q0 915 181 G
   Component: J367-BDMHella  H04 8050 
   Serial number: 8374837303          

No fault code found.

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Address 20: High Beam Assist. (J844)       Labels:| 8X0-857-511.clb
   Part No SW: 5G0 857 511 D    HW: 5G0 857 511 
   Component: FLA           H04 0002  
   Revision: AA001001    
   Coding: 02018864727264565625393E01
   Shop #: WSC 00028 028 00023
   ASAM Dataset: EV_HighBeamAssisAU37X 001009
   ROD: EV_HighBeamAssisAU37X.rod
   VCID: 2B030027338847CF4C5-807E

No fault code found.

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Address 42: Door Elect, Driver (J386)       Labels:| 5QX-959-X93-42.clb
   Part No SW: 5Q4 959 593 E    HW: 5Q4 959 593 B
   Component: TSG FS        010 0031  
   Serial number: 0000166418393 
   Coding: 00310320D000020000001000
   Shop #: WSC 00028 028 00023
   ASAM Dataset: EV_DCUDriveSideEWMAXCONT 006001
   ROD: EV_DCUDriveSideEWMAXCONT.rod
   VCID: 47CB5C978F2083AF48D-8012

   Drivers Door Rear Control Module: 
   Subsystem 1 - Part No SW: 5Q4 959 811 A    HW: 5Q4 959 811 A  Labels: 5QX-959-81X-V1.CLB
   Component: Fond FHSG DRV  007 0002 
   Serial number: 00000000000010271485
   Coding: 010000

No fault code found.

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Address 44: Steering Assist (J500)       Labels:| 5Q0-909-144.clb
   Part No SW: 5Q0 909 144 S    HW: 5Q0 909 144 R
   Component: EPS_MQB_ZFLS  126 1063  
   Coding: 0103
   Shop #: WSC 00028 028 00023
   ASAM Dataset: EV_SteerAssisMQB 012140
   ROD: EV_SteerAssisMQB_012_VW37.rod
   VCID: 44D14B9BBE16A8B7ADF-8010

No fault code found.

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Address 52: Door Elect, Pass. (J387)       Labels:| 5QX-959-X92-52.clb
   Part No SW: 5Q4 959 592 E    HW: 5Q4 959 592 B
   Component: TSG BFS       010 0031  
   Serial number: 0000165902439 
   Coding: 00310120DE00020000801000
   Shop #: WSC 00028 028 00023
   ASAM Dataset: EV_DCUPasseSideEWMAXCONT 006001
   ROD: EV_DCUPasseSideEWMAXCONT.rod
   VCID: 46D55193882A9AA7B3B-8012

   Passengers Rear Door Control Module: 
   Subsystem 1 - Part No SW: 5Q4 959 812 A    HW: 5Q4 959 812 A  Labels: 5QX-959-81X-V1.CLB
   Component: Fond FHSG PSG  007 0002 
   Serial number: 00000000000010275180
   Coding: 090000

No fault code found.

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Address 55: Headlight Range (J745)       Labels:| 7P6-907-357.clb
   Part No SW: 7P6 907 357 D    HW: 7P6 907 357 A
   Component: AFS-ECU       H07 0090  
   Revision: --------    Serial number: --------------
   Coding: 028A00000B000200
   Shop #: WSC 00028 028 00023
   ASAM Dataset: EV_HeadlRegulVWAFSMQB 001120
   ROD: EV_HeadlRegulVWAFSMQB.rod
   VCID: 40D9478BAA0EB497897-8014

   Left Headlamp Power Output Stage: 
   Subsystem 1 - Part No SW: 3D0 941 329 E    HW: 3D0 941 329 E  Labels: 3D0-941-329.CLB
   Component: LeiMo links  H01 0002 
   Coding: 2E0000

   Right Headlamp Power Output Stage: 
   Subsystem 2 - Part No SW: 3D0 941 329 E    HW: 3D0 941 329 E  Labels: 3D0-941-329.CLB
   Component: LeiMo rechts  H01 0002 
   Coding: 2E0000

No fault code found.

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Address 5F: Information Electr. (J794)       Labels:| 5G0-035-MIB-STD2.clb
   Part No SW: 3Q0 035 846     HW: 3Q0 035 846 
   Component: MU-S-N-ER     H24 0245  
   Serial number: VWZAZ2R0476466
   Coding: 02730001FF00000051110001000808001F0100C401200100CF
   Shop #: WSC 131071 1023 2097151
   ASAM Dataset: EV_MUStd4CTSAT 001022
   ROD: EV_MUStd4CTSAT_VW37.rod
   VCID: 6E85C933C01A72E72BB-803A

   Operating And Display Unit 1: 
   Subsystem 1 - Part No SW: 3G0 919 605 D    HW: 3G0 919 605 D
   Component: ABT_Std-2_Nav  H43 4064 
   Serial number: VWZ6Z9R2552271      

   Data medium: 
   Subsystem 2 - Part No SW: 5NA 919 866 AG    HW: -----------
   Component: ECE AS 2020  --- 1310 
   Serial number: --------------------

No fault code found.

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I have OEM Bi-Xenons, i bought my car in Germany. I still haven't tried out the tweak but i will, i will post results when i do :)
 
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Don's right it does work.

myoumus: Let's give credit where credit is due: in truth, this was Uwe's idea - I was just the technician, testing an hypothesis!!

A further consideration which has not been raised as yet is whether the resulting lighting effect is road legal in the country where the car is driven. I'm not sure - the answer to this question I will leave to the "tweaker"

Don


I thought it was only possible to link the DRL lights to the parking brake. cool, I might use the tweak as well.

Don, since I am a little confused, would you check my 09 admap and tell me how to change it?

darkchina: the standard tweak for handbrake controlled DRLs (i.e. ENG141647-ENG122184-Außenlicht_Front-Tagfahrlicht Dauerfahrlicht bei Handbremse abschalten> active) is really a quick-version of the instructions that I posted for the low-beams.

You can apply my exact-same instructions to any of the 35 x leuchte-sets in the BCM to enable this function on any lamp(s) - albeit the application might be a tad weird and more than a tad illegal on some lamps (like turn-signal for example).

As to whether the instructions would work on your BCM, the short answer is "yes" - but only if your MQB platform vehicle doesn't use LCMs to manage the headlamp fittings. I've had a peek at your auto-scan and I don't believe this to be the case on your car,

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Indeed Don, the benevolent dictator strikes again.

It's team work :)
 
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A further consideration which has not been raised as yet is whether the resulting lighting effect is road legal in the country where the car is driven.
My theory is that one shouldn't be driving on the public roads with the parking brake set to begin with, so.... :cool:

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My theory is that one shouldn't be driving on the public roads with the parking brake set to begin with, so.... :cool:

-Uwe-

Uwe: I do understand your point which was clearly said as a humorous aside - but the dilemma that I was contemplating was the classic handbrake-start and how this maneuver affected this tweak at night.

Not sure if folk on your side of this fragile blue planet are familiar with this term - but it's when the handbrake is applied by the driver to stop the car from rolling back. I must admit that I don't do many handbrake-starts these days with the advent of hill-hold and auto-hold, but occasionally it is still necessary!

So- the situation is that if the tweak is enabled and the driver uses a hand-brake start at night - the low-beams will turn-off! Probably not the best outcome I would think!!

Also, to darkchina's point about the boffins @ VW HQ having just one short-cut way of the hand-brake disabling the car's lamps and this applying only to the DRLs - this might also be pertinent to this discussion. Perhaps the combined sum of VW's massive corporate intellect has considered this option and decided not to include a low-beam option for safety reasons?

But hey, my musings are just that - the ruminations of a troubled mind!! I never did figure out how many fairies can dance on the head of a pin and the question of the legality of the low-beam tweak might well be up there with the nature of infinity, or the meaning of life (not 32)!!! ;)

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Uwe: I do understand your point which was clearly said as a humorous aside - but the dilemma that I was contemplating was the classic handbrake-start and how this maneuver affected this tweak at night.

Not sure if folk on your side of this fragile blue planet are familiar with this term - but it's when the handbrake is applied by the driver to stop the car from rolling back.
Hah! That's a scenario I didn't contemplate because I've never used handbrake starts myself. IMO with proper clutch technique, I do no think they are at all necessary, or even particularly useful, but I understand some people were taught to prevent roll-back that way. FWIW, I learned to drive a manual trans in a vehicle that did not have a hand-brake; the emergency/parking brake was a fourth pedal all the way on the left, so hand-brake starts simply were not an option.

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