When we replaced a new MMI 2G Head Unit (4E0035729-A) from a donor car, chances are we will have component protection (CP) which prevents us to play radio or CD changer, the sounds will be muted (disabled) and we would see the speaker icon with a slash on it. There is one way to restore […]
If you own Audi cars, you want to get an OBDII scanner to access the data and do something with it, here are a few things you may want it to be able to do, if you buy a VCDS, then you can pretty much do anything with it, but with others, you may need […]
Today I’m going to try the new OBD2 Bluetooth Dongle from Carista. It’s quite simple and easy to pair, I use the free trial software which doesn’t have any long coding, although there are quite a few simple programs that’s good. The paying structure is subscription which is good for some and bad for other. […]
I’ve been since I’ve owned Audis for many years now, I’ve also been using Apple IOS and MacOS on all my laptops. I just want to get away from Microsoft OS and use wireless for my OBDII instead of dependent totally on VCDS and Windows laptops. I stumbled on OBDEleven for Audis on Android OS […]
Sometimes after replacing the Bluetooth Module (under the driver seat A8 or Q7), the Phone would pair to the car, but the steering button, sound and microphone don’t work, most of the time, the settings on the Bluetooth module wasn’t done correctly. You do need an OBDII like VCDS (VAG-COM) to enable it again. Read […]
Audi MMI 2G & 3G MOST bus is very simple but yet very hard to diagnose which components connected to the bus is faulty due to the serial optical connections. If the system is not thoroughly tested and diagnosed, many good parts can be replaced in the process. This is a simple test just show that an open […]
These days, many people moved from Windows OS to Mac OS X computers. Audi uses VCDS diagnostic software to diagnose problems and stuff, but VCDS only runs in Windows OS. VMware Fusion 7 will help to run Windows in Virtual machine without logging out and boot into Windows OS. VMware Fusion is painless to install and […]
One of the reasons I like Audis is because I can get an OBDII dongle from Ross-Tech to scan and do things with my Audis. The price of the dongle should be built into the cost of getting an Audi IMO. This is how I set mine up, very straight forward.