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Design and distribution of diagnostic software and interface hardware for VW/Audi/Seat/Skoda - VCDS (VAG-COM Diagnostic System)

Products & Press Releases

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Scan tools and Scan tool accessories

Wireless VCDS Professional Kit

April 6, 2016
The Ross-Tech Wireless VCDS Professional Kit turns a PC, tablet, or smartphone into a professional solution for VW/Audi diagnostics. Included in the Kit is the HEX-NET Pro Wi-...
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HEX-NET VCDS wireless interface

Nov. 11, 2013
The Ross-Tech HEX-NET wireless interface expands Ross-Tech’s VCDS Windows PC program, freeing the technician from the inconvenience of wires. VCDS, the factory-level diagnostic...
Diagnostics and Drivability

Ross-Tech to show wireless interface for diagnostic software at AAPEX

Oct. 21, 2013
Wireless interface has built-in VCDS-Mobile software.
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Scan tools and Scan tool accessories

Version 8 VAG-COM diagnostic system

March 26, 2008
Ross-Tech's new version of the VAG-COM diagnostic system is usable on the Audi B8 platform, A5/S5 and upcoming all-new A4 model cars. VCDS is designed to turn a standard PC into...
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Scan tools and Scan tool accessories

VAG-COM Super Pro-Kit

Feb. 26, 2008
Diagnostics For Your PC Ross-Tech recently released the VAG-COM Super Pro-Kit to provide multiple-bay shops with 2 VAG-COM installations at a discounted price. According to the...
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Training Products and Tools

Ross-Tech website

Feb. 26, 2008
On the Ross-Tech website,, you can examine an interactive manual, order products, participate in discussions, read company announcements and news, find information...
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Scan tools and Scan tool accessories

VAG-COM Professional Kit

Feb. 26, 2008
New from Ross-Tech is their VAG-COM Professional Kit with aftermarket software for diagnosing 1990 to 2006 model year VW/Audi/Seat and Skoda vehicles. The kit comes complete with...

Articles & News

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Tool Reviews

Tool Review: Ross-Tech VCDS

March 13, 2015
Howard Pitkow uses this diagnostic tool to perform an auto scan on every vehicle that comes into his repair shop.
VCDS, while not using 'Guided Fault Finding,' can offer a suggested coding for the module under test.
Ask the Expert and Tech Tips

Tech Tip: Help with VW/Audi airbag module coding

April 4, 2013
Whenever the airbags in a VW or Audi have deployed, crash data is stored in the airbag controller and cannot be cleared. In order to restore the car to proper operation, the airbag...
A screen shot of the report from the OBDII tool.
Ask the Expert and Tech Tips

Tech Tip: Does a generic OBD II tool show all codes?

April 4, 2013
Generic tools may not always give the complete picture of what's happening with a vehicle.
Before getting frustrated with diagnosing issues on a vehicle, consider the steps in this Tech Tip.
Ask the Expert and Tech Tips

Tech Tip: How to avoid damaging rear calipers

April 4, 2013
As of 2004, some Audi and VW models have Electronic Parking Brakes (EPB).
Fig. B: A display of the output for the MAF sensor while doing a full throttle run in second gear.
Ask the Expert and Tech Tips

Tech Tip: Assistance with diagnosing a VW/Audi MAF failure

April 4, 2013
Techs can’t readily determine that the car is down on power because they have no point of reference, since they haven’t been driving the car. What to do?
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Ask the Expert and Tech Tips

Tech Tip: Help with VW/Audi throttle body alignment

April 4, 2013
Tips on diagnosing idling issues by examining the throttle position.
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Ask the Expert and Tech Tips

Tech Tip: Help with VW/Audi control module coding

April 4, 2013
Tips on determining the coding when replacing a control module in a VW or Audi vehicle.

Videos & Resources

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Diagnostics and Drivability

Learning key remotes on Audis with the VCDS from Ross Tech video

June 12, 2013
This video covers how to learn remotes on the 2001 to 2008 Audi A4, S4, RS4 and Cabriolet vehicles with the 8E or 8H chassis code (7th and 8th digits of the VIN).
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Diagnostics and Drivability

SRI Resetting with Ross Tech VCDS video

June 12, 2013
How to reset the Service Light on VW and Audi vehicles using VCDS.
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Diagnostics and Drivability

Suspension leveling calibration with Ross Tech VCDS video

June 12, 2013
The video covers a walkthrough on doing the Suspension Leveling Calibration as found on some Audi and VW vehicles.
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Diagnostics and Drivability

VW ABS diagnostics with Ross Tech VCDS video

June 12, 2013
This video covers how to do an ABS System Function Test. They recommend not having the VCDS connected during the test drive.
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Diagnostics and Drivability

Coding Bosch 5.3 and 5.7 ABS Modules with Ross Tech VCDS video

June 10, 2013
This video goes through all the steps of ABS coding for the Bosch 5.3 and 5.7 modules found in many VW and Audi vehicles, using a real world example with a 2003 Audi A4.
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Diagnostics and Drivability

Doing throttle body relearn with Ross Tech VCDS video

June 10, 2013
This video shows how to perform the Throttle Body Alignment on VW, Audi, Seat, Skoda and Bentley vehicles.
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Diagnostics and Drivability

Using the VCDS from Ross Tech to retract electric parking brakes video

June 10, 2013
This video covers how to do rear brakes on VW and Audi vehicles with the EPB system.
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Diagnostics and Drivability

How to use the Auto-Scan function with the Ross Tech VCDS video

June 10, 2013
This video features how to use the Auto-Scan feature of VCDS. The video also shows how to add Auto-Scans to emails and web forums.
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Service Repair

Ross-Tech VCDS diagnostic software video

Nov. 28, 2012
Brief intro into what VCDS can do for technicians. If you work with Volkswagen, Audi, Seat, Skoda or Bentley vehicles, then VCDS give you the same diagnostic capabilities as the...



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Service Repair

Are we in the age of Autologic?

Sept. 26, 2012
Advancements in aftermarket scan tools push the envelope, and give OEs a run for their money.