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Passat Sedan V6-3.6L (BLV) (2008)

Sensors and Switches > Sensors and Switches - Accessories and Optional Equipment > Tow Sensor, Antitheft > Component Information > Testing and Inspection > Scan Tool Testing and Procedures

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Tow Sensor: Scan Tool Testing and Procedures

Towing Recognition Control Module (J345), Output Diagnostic Test Mode

Towing Recognition Control Module (J345), Output Diagnostic Test Mode

Special tools, testers and auxiliary items required

‹› Vehicle Diagnosis, Testing and Information System (VAS5051B)

‹› Power Outlet Tester (V.A.G 1537/A)*

‹› The Towing Recognition Control Module detects the use of a trailer only from a performance decrease of at least 5 W*. 

‹› Use the (V.A.G 1537/A) for the test.

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 (V.A.G 1537/A) becomes too warm after a few minutes of use and switches off automatically. After a cooling off phase, (V.A.G 1537/A)
functions normally again.

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Connect (V.A.G 1537/A).

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Connect the (VAS5051B).

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On the (VAS5051B), select "Guided Fault Finding".

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Using the "Go To" button, select "Functions/Component selection" and the following menu options in sequence:

‹› Body

‹› Body repair procedures

‹› 01 - OBD capable systems

‹› Towing sensor

‹› Functions

‹› Control Module for towing sensor - output Diagnostic Test Mode (DTM) 

Transport Mode, Deactivating

03 - Service Procedures

Transport Mode, Deactivating

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Connect the vehicle tester. Refer to => [ Tester, Connecting ] 

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Switch ignition on.

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