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    Don, That's how I stumble onto most of my...

    Don,

    That's how I stumble onto most of my solutions; By breaking my car to the point it is undrivable, learning how to fix it, and sharing that information here :D
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    As an example, I modified the Lighting...

    As an example, I modified the Lighting Configuration channel to change my GTI's Left U-light (Leuchte4TFL) to act as a turn signal

    Starting with the unmodified Lighting Configuration string


    ...
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    I can confirm that any changs that I made to the...

    I can confirm that any changs that I made to the Light Configuration channel including:

    Dimming Value
    Light Function
    Light Type

    are reflected in the Leuchte channels after an ignition cycle...
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    That is what it seems, at least on my vehicle...

    That is what it seems, at least on my vehicle specifically. I believe more testing would be required for a definitive answer. It looks like a step in the right direction, however.

    Although, some...
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    Uwe, apologies, that was a little...

    Uwe,

    apologies, that was a little scatterbrained on my part

    would you add this quote



    to the first post? or should it remain where it is.
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    TBAx, You are correct on changing a byte in...

    TBAx,

    You are correct on changing a byte in the light config does cause an immediate change to the Leuchte channel it is assigned to.

    As a test, I changed the Light Function A byte for the left...
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    Don, I believe you are most likely correct in...

    Don,

    I believe you are most likely correct in your assumption that they were trying to optimize the BCM.
    What makes that more evident is the fact that in the MK7.5 vehicles, most of the headlight...
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    Don, Your primer is actually what made me...

    Don,

    Your primer is actually what made me interested in how the configuration was handled in the newer BCMs.

    It looks loke there are actually THREE configuration channels in the BCM

    ...
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    MQB Light Configuration Case Study

    NOTE: Once again, take this with a grain of salt, this information is for educational purposes only and most likely only useful to people much smarter than myself

    So I was curious how the "Light...
  10. Much better! As far as the end stops go, I...

    Much better!

    As far as the end stops go, I would give what downtime posted above a try and see if that can clear that error
  11. Ok, one down! have you tried running a Basic...

    Ok, one down!

    have you tried running a Basic Setting on the steering angle sensor yet? if not, that may be worth a try: MQB Steering Assist Note: you may have to do the Basic Setting in the ABS...
  12. As far as the trailer error: 8299 -...

    As far as the trailer error:



    8299 - Databus
    U1121 00 [009] - Missing Message
    [FCAN: Anhaenger_01_alt veraltet bit is set]
    Confirmed - Tested Since Memory...
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    I have to agree with siLc on the Surface Pro. I...

    I have to agree with siLc on the Surface Pro. I have a Surface Pro 6 and it is fantastic for VCDS (besides the price point)

    As far as requirements go, I have VCDS on a 7 year old HP laptop and it...
  14. I believe the 5F Languages are set using...

    I believe the 5F Languages are set using parameterization. When I put a Discover Media in my GTI I had to upload the parameter files with VCP, one of which was the Language packs.

    Although, I...
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    As far as the Engine Control Module Incorrectly...

    As far as the Engine Control Module Incorrectly Coded Fault, I would check the Engine coding, more specifically the Cruise Control section, as it might need to be adjusted now that ACC w/ Stop&Go is...
  16. Yes, it was at the dealer when the calibration...

    Yes, it was at the dealer when the calibration was attempted
  17. MK7 GTI lane assist camera calibration error

    Has anyone run into the issue of a certain dealer scan-tool *ahem* not able to calibrate a retrofitted A5 camera on a MK7?

    more specifically, said scan tool gets past measuring the wheel arches...
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    And another addition...

    It looks like Byte 26 has (AHEM, Lets pause for a moment and be honest here, figuring out MK100 coding is like trying to read a book with no letters. might have) something to do with the type of rear...
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    Another addendum RE: Byte 24 & ACC

    So after some digging I have some more info regarding Byte 24

    NOTE: AS THIS BYTE DEALS WITH ADAPTIVE CRUISE, PLEASE TREAT THIS INFORMATION WITH A GRAIN OF SALT.

    This info has been validated...
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    It took me a few months, But I DID figure out the...

    It took me a few months, But I DID figure out the issue. (For anyone with the same problem)

    Make sure the following channel in Module 09 (Central Electrics)

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    Information regarding Byte 24 & 27

    So, to test a theory, I applied some coding changes to my car. During that adventure I found some more info regarding Byte 24 and 27.

    1) If I set Byte 24 Bit 4 I get the following from the ABS...
  22. Well, time for the post of shame.... First...

    Well, time for the post of shame....

    First off, I'm an idiot. :D I had a Dyslexia moment and confused Pin 1 & 2 (Powertrain CAN) of the T27m connector for pin 3 & 4 (Suspension CAN). Whoops! (and...
  23. 10 - Park/Steer Assist: Missing Message errors

    OK, so I cant find anything related to these errors, specifically the EPB error (NAR GTIs don't have EPB) so i'm stumped. Any advice?



    Tuesday,12,February,2019,12:40:24:58782
    VCDS -- Windows...
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    Since I cannot edit the first post any longer...

    Since I cannot edit the first post any longer here is some updated info regarding Byte29



    Byte29 ESC Control & Driver Assistant Coding

    Ax RCTA and HCA Installed
    8x RCTA Installed...
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    I am starting to wonder if Byte 0-3 are combined...

    I am starting to wonder if Byte 0-3 are combined to make the Vehicle model.
    For Example


    01FA6BA1: VW Golf 7

    43FA6AA1: VW Golf Variant 7

    0BFA6BA4: VW Tiguan MQB
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