In today’s life, there is more and more people want to tend their DIY repairers, which can help save a lot of money.That is really a good idea,but some fitting are very necessary for your Auto instrument repair. Today’s auto diagnosis is highly depends on science and technology. Almost each step of your diagnostic process has something to do with the computer inside your car. If you have a PC of yourself, things can be easier. There is one thing you need to do is to get a VAG-COM.
This a kind of car diagnostic cable, which helps connect your PC with the car’s computer. It is primarily used for diagnostics and adjustments of Volkswagen Group motor vehicles, including Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Audi, SEAT, and Škoda automobiles, along with Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. The name “VAG-COM” derives from the acronym vag diagnostic , the name by which the Volkswagen Group was formerly known.
For the using, first of all,you should download the needed software from the Internet and set it up on your PC. After connecting, the problems of your car can be shown on the screen of your PC.
You may wonder why all the data of the engine can be read by a single vagcom vag diagnostic. That’s because all the electronic modules of vehicles are connected by CAN Lines and K Lines, which are linked to diagnostic transmission called multiplex transmission. In this way, you can read all the information of Auto instrument repair via one line.
VAG-COM is not very expensive. You can get one with around 20 dollars. When choosing from a large host of them, the first and foremost thing you should consider is the interface. To connect with your PC, you should have one with USB interface. Actually most USB KKL VAG-COM products are designed for this purpose. But there exists some have interface connected to RS232 of PC, such as vagcom 409.1. You should take your daily usage into consideration.
For the other thing you should notice is whether the VAG Diagnostic Tool is compatible with your car model. You could get such information by reading the specification of the products carefully.
By the time, VAG-COM is cheap to get and very practical in daily diagnosis. You could try and get one for your daily driving.