older dongle--newer cars

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Hi all,
Should my KEY-USB with latest version on my computer work on a 2014 Passat and 2017 Jetta?

I have a airbag light on the Passat and it is saying it does not see the controller. No readings possible at all. The generic OBD scan works fine with my non-VW older cars and it worked fine on my older VW's. This may be the first time I used it on our newer VW's. Not sure.
Must I move to a newer dongle or am I having an issue?
Thanks.
 
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Should my KEY-USB with latest version on my computer work on a 2014 Passat and 2017 Jetta?
No, a KEY-USB can only communicate via the older K-Lines, while both the cars you mention require a direct CAN bus connection.

Must I move to a newer dongle
Yes. Discounted, trade-in upgrades are available here. You are in Category 3.

-Uwe-
 
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