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Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior+exterior bodykits, CF kits, etc..) 06-01-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 41,668
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow Do not know anything about "Helix LED plug and...

Do not know anything about "Helix LED plug and play tail lights", BUT,
if they are really plug and play for US cars, then No.
The coding is for euro tails with euro wiring.

Installing euro...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 04-28-2017, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow Probably. There are cables being sold that do not...

Probably. There are cables being sold that do not contain
the Ross-Tech license chip included in a real Ross-Tech VAG-COM cable.
They supply a disc or flash drive with a hacked / illegal copy
of...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 04-28-2017, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow D2S is the correct bulb designation for the HID...

D2S is the correct bulb designation for the HID bulb.

You can find off brand D2S at relatively low prices ≈$20, but buyer beware.
Have seen posts where people have used low cost D2S bulbs
that...
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 02-23-2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 812
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow X2 While it may be possible to change a HID...

X2

While it may be possible to change a HID bulb while the headlight fixture is in the car,
access is poor.
A fair number of people who have done that did not get everything back in place...
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 02-09-2017, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 834
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow I own a VW shop manual for the mk5 (from Bentley...

I own a VW shop manual for the mk5 (from Bentley Publishing),
and it contained about 4-5 versions of the fuse layouts.
i.e. The fuse diagram would vary by build date.
Also, the fuse diagram...
Forum: In Car Entertainment and Electronics (Audio / Video / Electronics / Etc..) 02-09-2017, 03:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 31,002
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow Red book CD format...

Red book CD format (http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compact_Disc_Digital_Audio), as stated in post #16
aka CDDA or CD-DA
All commercial audio CDs met that standard.



It is possible to create a...
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 01-25-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow If I recall correctly, the rear wiper has its own...

If I recall correctly, the rear wiper has its own controller (at least it shows up in settings). So no, is not going to be as easy as tapping into its power source either, with the interval wiping,...
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 01-25-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow Sorry I was a bit slow to pick up on the...

Sorry I was a bit slow to pick up on the situation.
So you currently have no reverse lights due to the tranny swap.
The automatic transmission controller told the CEC to turn on reverse lights over...
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 01-20-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 104,823
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow I believe the change to AM frequencies only...

I believe the change to AM frequencies only impacts the MFD2 DVD,
the standard US market Premium 7 does not experience this issue,
and I know it does not affect US market RNS-510.
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 01-19-2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 104,823
Posted By JetTurbo
Talking Thanks all for the acknowledgement. Glad it is...

Thanks all for the acknowledgement. Glad it is still helping others.:biggrin:

Wow, a post that is over eight years old that is still getting good use.
I did spend a bit of time on it back then,...
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 01-17-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow Simple answer is no, you cannot change a reverse...

Simple answer is no, you cannot change a reverse light to a fog light with only VAG-COM changes.
However, you do not need to hack the harness to make this happen,
you just need to move pins to new...
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 11-22-2016, 03:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,284
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow So what is malfunctioning, the Xenon high beam or...

So what is malfunctioning, the Xenon high beam or the inner Flash-To-Pass halogen light?

The Xenon high beam is a mechanical shutter.
There is no change in the light from the bulb
in a...
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 11-22-2016, 02:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 27,805
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow There is no TPMS reset button on cars supplied...

There is no TPMS reset button on cars supplied with the sensor based system.
The TPMS reset button is part of the ABS based system.
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 11-21-2016, 01:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 27,805
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow Kingston Jamaica - Is your car a right-hand drive...

Kingston Jamaica - Is your car a right-hand drive version?
Very will could be market differences in the controllers and standard equipment.

If you have the TPMS sensors in the wheels,
you may be...
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 11-13-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 31,324
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow Those will work fine. You only need one. ...

Those will work fine.
You only need one.



I riveted mine to an interior body panel in the right rear,
in a safe spot where it could not touch the carpet,
near where the license light harness...
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 11-11-2016, 05:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 31,324
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow Yes Well, ship to Australia is the...

Yes



Well, ship to Australia is the part I am unfamiliar with ...
The resistor I used is actually a combination resistor and heat synch to keep the resistor safe from overheating.
...
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 11-09-2016, 01:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 31,324
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow If they don't light at all, and assuming it is...

If they don't light at all, and assuming it is not a faulty fixture, polarity is likely the issue.

If the problem were insufficient load (cured by a resistor), they would light up at each start...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-24-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 21,397
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow I see GTI edited his post while I was composing...

I see GTI edited his post while I was composing mine.:lol:

BTW I go through this twice a year with the b6 Passat
when swapping between summer and winter setups.
(Have 9 wheels, each with its...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-24-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 21,397
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow Luna, I assume you checked tire pressures...

Luna,

I assume you checked tire pressures and confirmed they are all in spec.
(Just because they are new don't ignore this,
had a new set keep triggering TPMS, but one tire kept losing air once...
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior+exterior bodykits, CF kits, etc..) 09-21-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,302
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow When the radio code is correctly entered and...

When the radio code is correctly entered and accepted,
the radio code is also stored in non-volatile memory of another controller
(I think its stored in the CAN gateway, not sure).
After the...
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior+exterior bodykits, CF kits, etc..) 09-21-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 970
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow You probably already tried the basics, but just...

You probably already tried the basics, but just in case ...

Did you try rotating the LED bulb 180 when it did not work?
many LEDs are polarity sensitive.

The parking light circuit is...
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior+exterior bodykits, CF kits, etc..) 09-21-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 22,291
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow He was not suggesting cutting the harness, he...

He was not suggesting cutting the harness,
he is suggesting cutting pieces off the connector.
The connector has raised ridges which only allow
the connector to fit in one way.
generic83 is...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 06-07-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,870
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow Unlike 20th century cars that utilized dual...

Unlike 20th century cars that utilized dual filament bulbs to provide dual function running / brake light,
on modern Volkswagens , the same single filament bulb is used for both running lights and...
Forum: Great Lakes 05-24-2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By JetTurbo
Question Exactly when? Did a search, found...

Exactly when?
Did a search, found http://www.dubsinthevalley.com/,
but it shows a 2015 date and no info for this year.
???
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-18-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 32,610
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow It is unlikely anything melted. The circuit is...

It is unlikely anything melted.
The circuit is protected by a controller, no direct fuse.
Vag-Com is a good starting point,
there is a way to manually test the controller unlock signals to the...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-17-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 32,610
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow So if I read that correctly, You are unable to...

So if I read that correctly,
You are unable to open your hatch in any way?

Neither the key fob or the interior switch open the hatch,
they simply unlock it so that the badge/latch can open it....
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 02-23-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 55,195
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow I am not sure which handles that refers to. I...

I am not sure which handles that refers to.
I do know that the exterior hatch release (badge) on my 2006 had a soft touch return while later builds did not.
I do not recall any other handles that...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 02-22-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 55,195
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow No, pretty sure this refers to the exterior...

No, pretty sure this refers to the exterior bottom edge of the rear window glass
on the 2006 early 2007 2-door version. As seen here ...
...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 09-14-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 32,610
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow I might be able to get my old XP computer running...

I might be able to get my old XP computer running to pull it from the Shop Manual. But,
Chances of it being a bad wire or being a bad latch are about equal.
The latch mechanism will fail just about...
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 05-24-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 19,934
Posted By JetTurbo
Arrow There are multiple correct answers -> visor...

There are multiple correct answers -> visor vanity mirror light bulb (http://www.golfmkv.com/forums/showpost.php?p=1944492&postcount=7)
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