Poll

What version of software is your car running?

1664
5 (11.9%)
1666
18 (42.9%)
1668
4 (9.5%)
1788
10 (23.8%)
Something else
5 (11.9%)

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Offline G3neralBanter

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Re: Mk8 software version poll
« Reply #160 on: 22 April 2021, 19:28 »
I do find it very odd that they have not come across the climate sync issue before. As far as I can tell it doesnt work on any Golf 8, not just GTI's...clearly not a a game breaking bug, and one I am sure will be sorted eventually, but after the issues I have had so far, I've come too far with them not to continue!

The software saga continues...

It does work on some mk8’s has always worked on my gti,and a friends,I also know of 2 other people with mk8 golfs and they both work too.

Good to know, thanks

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Re: Mk8 software version poll
« Reply #161 on: 22 April 2021, 20:08 »
I do find it very odd that they have not come across the climate sync issue before. As far as I can tell it doesnt work on any Golf 8, not just GTI's...clearly not a a game breaking bug, and one I am sure will be sorted eventually, but after the issues I have had so far, I've come too far with them not to continue!

The software saga continues...

It does work on some mk8’s has always worked on my gti,and a friends,I also know of 2 other people with mk8 golfs and they both work too.

Good to know, thanks

Works fine on my MK GTI

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Re: Mk8 software version poll
« Reply #162 on: 22 April 2021, 21:46 »
I've read elsewhere that all sorts of variations in controller hardware exists. Someone suggested besides the mib unit at least five other control modules were changed from week 48. I don't really know what to say about that, am feeling rather annoyed that they've clearly fixed the problems but not for older builds.
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Re: Mk8 software version poll
« Reply #163 on: 23 April 2021, 20:07 »
I've just checked my car which arrived on Wednesday and it's on version 1664, so pretty old I'm assuming :rolleyes:

Any idea how long the checking for software updates might take? I tried it earlier and it didn't seem to get anywhere after 5 minutes.

Offline Dave1rs

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Re: Mk8 software version poll
« Reply #164 on: 23 April 2021, 20:16 »
I've just checked my car which arrived on Wednesday and it's on version 1664, so pretty old I'm assuming :rolleyes:

Any idea how long the checking for software updates might take? I tried it earlier and it didn't seem to get anywhere after 5 minutes.

It doesn’t do software updates over the air,just infotainment updates.

I wouldn’t worry what software version you have as long as there are no faults.Im on 1664 and all faults have been fixed.

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Re: Mk8 software version poll
« Reply #165 on: 23 April 2021, 21:35 »
I've just checked my car which arrived on Wednesday and it's on version 1664, so pretty old I'm assuming :rolleyes:

Any idea how long the checking for software updates might take? I tried it earlier and it didn't seem to get anywhere after 5 minutes.

It doesn’t do software updates over the air,just infotainment updates.

I wouldn’t worry what software version you have as long as there are no faults.Im on 1664 and all faults have been fixed.

Ah cool, okay, the only fault I've had is the infotainment crashed twice yesterday, seemed to happen when I clicked the voice button, tried to exit it, and was using wireless CarPlay :grin: I also can't set up the primary user for some reason.

Offline Dave1rs

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Re: Mk8 software version poll
« Reply #166 on: 23 April 2021, 21:40 »
I've just checked my car which arrived on Wednesday and it's on version 1664, so pretty old I'm assuming :rolleyes:

Any idea how long the checking for software updates might take? I tried it earlier and it didn't seem to get anywhere after 5 minutes.


It doesn’t do software updates over the air,just infotainment updates.

I wouldn’t worry what software version you have as long as there are no faults.Im on 1664 and all faults have been fixed.

Ah cool, okay, the only fault I've had is the infotainment crashed twice yesterday, seemed to happen when I clicked the voice button, tried to exit it, and was using wireless CarPlay :grin: I also can't set up the primary user for some reason.

The primary user thing can be a pain to get working,which isn’t helped by the Vw servers being down rather often.
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Re: Mk8 software version poll
« Reply #167 on: 23 April 2021, 21:53 »
Setting up primary user is a massive pain in the bum. It shouldn't be, but it is.
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Re: Mk8 software version poll
« Reply #168 on: 24 April 2021, 02:22 »
Setting up primary user is a massive pain in the bum. It shouldn't be, but it is.
I still cringe every time I see someone mention it.  What an absolute ball-ache I had with that!
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Re: Mk8 software version poll
« Reply #169 on: 26 April 2021, 11:23 »
I read elsewhere that Software Version 1803 is soon to be released by VW. 

Does anyone know anything about this version? Is it for the earlier B Unit or the current D Unit, for example?
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