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Offline GTI_euan

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Obd2?
« on: 29 January 2012, 11:50 »
Is the diagnostics port below the heater controls a obd2 port or obd1?

I've got a scangauge2 that I used to use in my last car but when I plug it into the golf it just says connecting? So wondering if it's a obd2 or 1

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Re: Obd2?
« Reply #1 on: 29 January 2012, 12:25 »
most VWs up to 2000 don't support OBD2 :sad:


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Re: Obd2?
« Reply #2 on: 29 January 2012, 12:55 »
My 1999 Golf Mk4 supports OBD2  :huh:

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Re: Obd2?
« Reply #3 on: 29 January 2012, 12:57 »
most VWs up to 2000 don't support OBD2 :sad:

My 97 Mk3 was OBD2 :undecided:

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Re: Obd2?
« Reply #4 on: 29 January 2012, 12:59 »
I think most cars after 1996 were OBD2, especially cars like VW.

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Re: Obd2?
« Reply #5 on: 29 January 2012, 13:12 »
Is the obd2 connector different to the obd1? Because the device is getting power just not connecting.

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Re: Obd2?
« Reply #6 on: 29 January 2012, 14:13 »
The earlier cars don't work with ODB2 devices like bluetooth code readers


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Re: Obd2?
« Reply #7 on: 29 January 2012, 14:18 »
i think they're calibrated to EOBD rather than OBDII. Protocol is eeeversoslightly different.