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Author Topic: error code readers  (Read 1765 times)

Offline grisley

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error code readers
« on: February 28, 2014, 03:34:26 PM »
Hi guys error code readers which one do i use i have galaxy ghia 2003 which has,allegedly, one the registration doc Variant ASZ1.
i have just bought a hand held EOBO/OBD11 reader suitable for all cars? my question is, is this correct, as I have read that the VW version, which I believe this one is, is VAG.
Now having asked that would the reader i have be any use? or how can i adapt this to read VAG error codes.
thanks in advance, oh by the way in need this to find the problems on the parking aids back and front.

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Re: error code readers
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2014, 04:00:29 PM »
What you have there is a generic code reader, it's only suitable for reading engine fault codes, what you really need for these cars is a lead from ebay and using a laptop connect to all the cars modules, have a read through the link below.

https://www.fordmpv.com/smf2/ford-galaxy-reference-library/ford-galaxy-software-solutions-(vag-com-vcds-vagtacho)/
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2003 MK2 Galaxy Ghia In Solid Black 1.9 TDI 115PS. 5 Speed Automatic.

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With VCDS lite (full version) need a code clearing or want to scan for faults in the north kent area, PM me.
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