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I just traded in my 2015 GTI SE DSG for a 2018 GTI SE DSG a week ago and was about to do some of the mods like Mirror Dip and Window closing with Key Fob and some of the mods i had done on my 2015 didn't work or couldnt find modules etc because apparently the MK7.5 has just enough new stuff that it some of it doesnt work.

I did a ton of searching but alomost everything I found was for just the Mk7 not 7.5. I'm a novice at most of this so i'm not about to go playing around and break something but was able to find some help on the MKVII Golf R page. so here's what i found:https://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?8927457-MK7-5-Golf-R-VCDS-Tweaks

I haven't tried any of these yet and some are Golf R specific but if any of you have some that you've worked out i figure this would be a good place to put them all and save others a lot of searching. there are also a couple that i'm looking for if anyone else has some ideas

-Rain Closing that works (I know right?)
-Stop Start Default Off turn on with Button
-Removing the NAR Headlight restrictions to the Dynamic lighting
-Anything else you think is cool.

Originally posted by AWDWagon on the above thread:


"** Note that the coding below works on my new 2018 (built 01/18) vehicle with the updated modules **

DRLs and fog lights as Coming/Leaving Home
09 - Central Electrics
Adaptation – 10
16-Security code 31347
Aussenlicht_Uebergreifend-Coming Home Leuchten -> "Fog light" (default “Low beam”)

Brightness of license plate lights
09 - Central Electrics
Adaptation - 10
16-Security code 31347
(6)-Leuchte25KZL HA59-Dimmwert AB 25
Set to "60" - Default setting is 127

Disable the little red led's on the side of the taillights
09-Central Electrics
16-Security code 31347
10-Adaptations
(1)-Leuchte27NSL RC6-Lasttyp 27 to "not active" (default: "43-allgemeine LED")

Disable Orange LED in Front Headlight
Module 09 - Central Electrics
16-Security code 31347
10-Adaptations
Leuchte26NSL LA72 - Lichtfunktion A 26 - change from “Standlicht allgemein (Schlusslicht: Positionslicht: Begrenzungslicht)” to “nicht aktiv”

Mirror Dip on Reverse
Check this post

Fan Level Display on Auto (Climatronic)
08 Air Conditioning
07 Long Coding
Go to Byte 11
Enable Bit 6

Retain Heated Seat Setting
08 Auto HVAC
Adaptation and change the following:
"retention of the seat heater level driver" to active (default is 10 min.)

Refuel Quantity
Amount of fuel used since the last fill up (refuel quantity)
17 Instruments
Long Coding
Go to Byte 10
Enable bit 4

Windows up/down with remote
09 - Central Electrics
Adaptation - 10
16-Security code 31347
ZV Komfort-Comfort opening-> “active” (default: Not active)
ZV Komfort-Comfort closing-> “active” (default: Not active)
ZV Komfort-Funk Komfort oeffnen-> “active” (default: Not active)
ZV Komfort-Funk Komfort schliessen-> “active” (default: Not active)
ZV Komfort-Menuesteurung Komfortbedienung einstellbar -> “adjustable”
In H/U, Car - Setup - Open and Close - Conv. opening (all windows or drivers window)

Roll windows up/down with hand in handle, thumb on dimple
09 - Central Electrics
Adaptation - 10
16-Security code 31347
Schlusse_Zugang-und Startberechtigung-Kessy Komfort oeffnen-> "active" (default "not active")

Windows Up After Car is Turned Off
09 Central Electrics
Adaptations
16-Security code 31347
ZV Komfort
Freigabenachlauf FH bei Tueroeffnen Abbrechen -> “Not Active” (default: Active)"

Please feel free to add anything that you have personally tested.
 

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Anyone know how to increase the idle speed? I've read you can increase it by 50 rpm or so. I'm thinking it might help for taking off in first gear smoothly, among other things.
 

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I was also wondering if it was possible to change the settings for the ESC To the same ones as in the Golf R and possibly add “Race” to the mode selection like on the R.


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Here are a couple more that I did on my 2018 Golf R. For some reason - I can't get the horn to beep on lock - it only beeps the second time I hit lock on my keyfob. Works for unlocking though.

Disable Door Open/Ignition Tone
17 Instruments
Adaptations
Ignition active message; Trigger
Change to "No display" (default value: driver's door)
German translation for this is.....
STG 17 (Schalttafeleinsatz) auswählen
STG Anpassung -> Funktion 10
Zündung aktiv Meldung; Auslöser
ändern auf "Keine Anzeige"

Disable Seatbelt Warning
17 Instruments
Adaptation Channels -> function 10
Select disable seatbelt warning
change to "yes" (default: none)
 

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I have VCDS (bought the cable a long time ago when I purchased the MK6) and had tried a few tweaks. A strange thing is that some of the settings work intermittently, and I can't figure out what causes it to work or not work. For example, the staging setting of the dials was set on as default by the dealership (I presume), but works sometimes (usually when the car has been off for a long time); the last wipe of the windshield after using windshield washer works very infrequently, etc. In the MK6, the tweaks would work consistently.

I also tried the speed sign recognition setting, but it doesn't seem to work in US models, either because it doesn't work or because our signs do not follow international standards. I think the only tweaks I have now are the mirror dip (but I don't use it because the mirror doesn't go back to the original position), dial staging, and the last wipe. Thanks OP for starting this thread and will definitely follow it.
 

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Found another one on another thread.

Change ESC button values:

03 ABS > 07 Coding > Long COding > Choice 29 byte (last one)

Hex Values

05 - ESC ON/ASR Off/ESC OFF
06 - ESC ON/ESC SPORT / ESC OFF
09 - stock
 

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Did anyone ever figure out how to disable the North American headlight restrictions on the mk7.5 since the module you used to go into to do it on the mk7 is no longer applicable to the mk7.5?
 

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Did anyone ever figure out how to disable the North American headlight restrictions on the mk7.5 since the module you used to go into to do it on the mk7 is no longer applicable to the mk7.5?
Not that I've seen, that's kinda why i started the thread. This facelift has changed just enough that a lot of the old adaptations don't work... :banghead:
 

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Found another one on another thread.

Change ESC button values:

03 ABS > 07 Coding > Long COding > Choice 29 byte (last one)

Hex Values

05 - ESC ON/ASR Off/ESC OFF
06 - ESC ON/ESC SPORT / ESC OFF
09 - stock
Thank you for starting this thread! I was just about to since I couldn't find one for the 7.5 cars and VCDS tweaks.

Have you tested this one? It's one that I really want to do, but with my 7.5, the long coding is very different vs my 7.

Instructions for MK7. 03 ABS > 07 Coding > Long coding

Typical long coding looks like this:
01 FA 6B A1 34 25 29 6F 03 7B 06 01 C1 C9 A9 80 D6 2C 94 C0 60 83 95 F5 00 42 50 3A C1 09

Byte 29 is 09 and these are the possible options:

01 ESC ON
02 ESC ON/ASR OFF
03 ESC ON/ESC SPORT
04 ESC ON/ESC OFF
05 ESC ON/ASR OFF/ESC OFF
06 ESC ON/ESC SPORT/ESC OFF
07 ESC ON/ASR OFF/ESC OFF
08 ESC ON/ESC SPORT/ESC OFF
09 ESC ON/ASR OFF/ESC SPORT

However, on my '18 7.5 I have 42 bytes and byte 29 is not 09, so I've been hesitant to mess with it.


Comparison of MK7 (top) and 7.5 (bottom):
01 FA 6B A1 34 25 29 6F 03 7B 06 01 C1 C9 A9 80 D6 2C 94 C0 60 83 95 F5 00 42 50 3A C1 09
01 FA 6B A1 54 29 21 6D 80 7E 02 06 60 C4 68 80 D6 2A 84 01 40 06 16 76 10 41 50 51 C0 89 43 0B 00 00 00 12 12 12 12 B8 35 35 19 19 32 32 00

http://www.muller.net/sonny/tmp/abs-vcds.jpg
 

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Thank you for starting this thread! I was just about to since I couldn't find one for the 7.5 cars and VCDS tweaks.

Have you tested this one? It's one that I really want to do, but with my 7.5, the long coding is very different vs my 7.

Instructions for MK7. 03 ABS > 07 Coding > Long coding

Typical long coding looks like this:
01 FA 6B A1 34 25 29 6F 03 7B 06 01 C1 C9 A9 80 D6 2C 94 C0 60 83 95 F5 00 42 50 3A C1 09

Byte 29 is 09 and these are the possible options:

01 ESC ON
02 ESC ON/ASR OFF
03 ESC ON/ESC SPORT
04 ESC ON/ESC OFF
05 ESC ON/ASR OFF/ESC OFF
06 ESC ON/ESC SPORT/ESC OFF
07 ESC ON/ASR OFF/ESC OFF
08 ESC ON/ESC SPORT/ESC OFF
09 ESC ON/ASR OFF/ESC SPORT

However, on my '18 7.5 I have 42 bytes and byte 29 is not 09, so I've been hesitant to mess with it.


Comparison of MK7 (top) and 7.5 (bottom):
01 FA 6B A1 34 25 29 6F 03 7B 06 01 C1 C9 A9 80 D6 2C 94 C0 60 83 95 F5 00 42 50 3A C1 09
01 FA 6B A1 54 29 21 6D 80 7E 02 06 60 C4 68 80 D6 2A 84 01 40 06 16 76 10 41 50 51 C0 89 43 0B 00 00 00 12 12 12 12 B8 35 35 19 19 32 32 00

http://www.muller.net/sonny/tmp/abs-vcds.jpg
That looks awesome. Would love to look at this on my '17 GSW. Right not the only options in the infotainment center are ESC ON / ASR OFF. I will check to see if this corresponds to a byte 29 value of 02, which according to the above, it should. Can you confirm that no other ABS controller functions are modified in byte 29? Does byte 29 control ONLY the mode options? When it comes to important modules like this one, I hate to mess around without knowing if unseen other changes are happening in addition to the changes one thinks are happening.
 

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southpawboston: On my ‘17 and my buddy’s ‘15, we both had 29 bytes and the change worked. On the 7.5, there are 42 so I’ve been reluctant to try it.
 

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I can confirm this one:

Disable auto start/stop feature on DSG cars:
19 Can Bus
Adaptation
Start/stop voltage limit

New value = 12.0v, original value = 7.8v
 
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