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  1. That's good to know....

    That's good to know....
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    Just to follow on from above here is the link to...

    Just to follow on from above here is the link to my how to guide for the exit/puddle lights..including how to remove the door cards..

    https://www.golfmk7.com/forums/showthread.php?t=13887

    From...
  3. Thanks for that... I had thought about it as...

    Thanks for that...

    I had thought about it as last re4sort..but doing a straight download from here....

    I was more concerned that as a power/shut off had occurred whilst the firmware was being...
  4. Right had a look at various threads on problems...

    Right had a look at various threads on problems with 18.9 updates..seems like this update is a headache for other people too..

    I have resarted the compure various time..its fine.as are the VCDS...
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    The illuminated door sills are actually...

    The illuminated door sills are actually controlled by that doors controller in the door….with the sills being wired to what is actually called the "exit lights" pin outs...

    I know this as I fitted...
  6. Looks like a newish car..so no BEM code?....My...

    Looks like a newish car..so no BEM code?....My MK7 Golf has separate channels for battery capacity, battery make, battery type, battery serial number.

    Anyway you got a lot of fault codes!!...or...
  7. HEX-V2 red LED flashing & asking for "reboot"

    Bit of a FUBAR here .

    I use the same laptop for VCDS as I have for the past 7yrs, all use, updates etc, & spec has not changed in the past 3yrs. I have used my current V2 cable on it flawlessly...
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    As I can't edit the above post I'll post this for...

    As I can't edit the above post I'll post this for extra clarity as having re-read this section its not 100% clear:-

    "So using VCDS carry out the "reset misalignment angle". Then exit VCDS & switch...
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    Solved!! & future watch points for all ACC units!

    OK so pushed the car out of the garage to give me loads of room to have yet another close inspection of the Radar unit. Clean, yep, remove cover, & wiggle the unit is it firm?...yep...have another...
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    So did the "reset misalignment angle" as...

    So did the "reset misalignment angle" as above...it will ask for Security access, so go back & enter it & the balloon gives two codes depending on test/function..for this test its the 14117 code....
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    Not talking about ODIS...I'm talking about VCDS &...

    Not talking about ODIS...I'm talking about VCDS & what that program extracts from the modules & what you can do with that programme to address the ACC issue. If you look at the thread I linked to on...
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    So after loads of Google-foo, reading the ERWIN...

    So after loads of Google-foo, reading the ERWIN manuals, & digging out what I learnt when I did surveying & using laser levers, EDM systems etc...I have a good theory...just need to carry it out when...
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    2014/15 MK7 Golf, MQB, ACC system faults

    Car is September 2014 build and 2015 model MK7 Golf Estate, GT spec, with loads of options & UK market, & has never had these faults before & never had any faults with the Radar unit, since I bought...
  14. Your guess is right!! Got me thinking so I had...

    Your guess is right!!

    Got me thinking so I had a look in the VW ERWIN self study guides

    No.494 Park assist steering

    This covers various versions inc the radar & sensors...

    & it states...
  15. Ok I thought it might be the case... Anyway, ...

    Ok I thought it might be the case...

    Anyway,
    15-Airbags:- Looking at the problems with the propellants of airbags & their sensitivity to air temp changes I recon this is required for various...
  16. Exactly...my thoughts, which is why I thought I'd...

    Exactly...my thoughts, which is why I thought I'd warn people...


    My breakdown of what needs the sensor:-

    01-Engine:- (no idea why it uses this as it has enough other air sensors like the MAF...
  17. WARNING about G17 Ambient Temperature Sensor, VW Golf MK7

    A few days ago I drove my car (2015yr VW Golf MK7 Estate) out of the garage & noticed that the outside temperature reading was high (+8C) when I know it was less than +4C. During the drive (1hr) the...
  18. Just to add:- Done a few long trips, & car...

    Just to add:-

    Done a few long trips, & car sounds way better & is much smoother, less on/off with the turbo & more linear & like a high rev nat asp...well it is an LP turbo so should act this way...
  19. So 17 days on & the whole ERWIN stuff that I...

    So 17 days on & the whole ERWIN stuff that I downloaded on my computer has.....
  20. Right then got fed up with the pivot sticking...

    Right then got fed up with the pivot sticking again!!.

    So removed the actuator, & had to scrape, wet sand (2000grit paper & oil) the pivot/turbo arm & all contact surfaces, they have to end up...
  21. :thumbs: massively for this!! I had previously...

    :thumbs: massively for this!!

    I had previously (for years) thought that the only way was to print off the stuff within the time frame of online purchase & connection......& my internet is rubbish,...
  22. Further to my previous posts re the refitting &...

    Further to my previous posts re the refitting & testing etc., & thinking aloud...

    I recon that due to the design of this turbo/wastegate set-up all the testing is this list which is why there is...
  23. No problems, anyway don't worry as I know what...

    No problems,

    anyway don't worry as I know what I'm talking about because I'm "certified"....cough

    :banghead:

    nurse why does my jacket have long arms with built in mitts???
  24. That's the part number of the kit which is the...

    That's the part number of the kit which is the servo motor (my part number 04E 145 725AD) and the "C" clips..I just double checked that with the parts manager at the dealership which I am friendly...
  25. Uwe didn't ask for it, only the data set from...

    Uwe didn't ask for it, only the data set from engine ecu to determine what testing could be done, & as I have not replaced the part, just carrying out preventative maintenance & the OEM part is...
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