Enabling static cornering lights in the Volkswagen Golf Mark VI with factory fitted fog lights

Enabling static cornering lights in the Volkswagen Golf Mark VI (Mark V is covered here) only requires a few changes via Vagcom/VCDS.

The cornering function works when your headlights are activated (either manually or via the RLS) under the following conditions

The indicator is activated either by holding it down or clicking it into position […]

Volkswagen 9WZ Bluetooth Programming

Part number: 3C8 035 730 A (3C8035730A)

Byte 0 Language: 00? 01 German 02 English 03 French 04 Italians 05 Spanish 06 Portuguese 08 Czech 07-09-FF not allowed

Byte 1. Voice Command: 00 activated 01 disabled

Byte 2.Type Microphone: Parameter 00 1 / microphone VW 01 parameters 2 / microphone VW 10 parameters 1 / […]

Volkswagen Golf Automatic Hatch Opening Updated

The original Automatic Hatch Opening became less reliable over time as the springs compressed, this updated guide uses new struts from Skoda and bumpers from the Scirocco.

Parts required 2 x 6Y0 827 550 C (6Y0827550C) – Skoda Fabia gas struts 2 x 1K8 827 761 C (1K8827761C) – Scirocco bumpers 2 x 1J6 827 […]

Upgrading 2nd generation headunits (RCD 300, RCD 500, MFD2) to 3rd generation headunits (RCD 210, RCD 310, RNS 310, RNS 510, RCD 510)

Upgrading 2nd generation headunits (as fitted to the Golf Mark V and similar models MY05-MY09) to a 3rd generation headunit has a number of additional requirements depending on the year.

Tools required for the install include

Trim removal tools 10mm socket or spanner Selection of flat and torx screwdrivers Sharp hobby knife VCDS from Ross-Tech […]

Adjusting operation of the RegenLichtSens (Rain Light Sensor)

Adjusting the operation of the RegenLichtSens (RainLightSensor) is possible through Vagcom/VCDS or the VAS tools that Volkswagen dealers use however adjustments do not make a large difference in the operation of the sensor especially where you have the standard green glass.

Using Vagcom/VCDS open controller 9

Select the dropdown box and select option […]

Changing the Volkswagen RNS 510 Colour Scheme

Volkswagen set the colour schemes as follows, changing the colour scheme is easy to accomplish with Vagcom/VCDS.

Highline: Tiguan, EOS, Golf, Golf Plus, Sharan NF and Passat

Sportsline: Golf R32, Golf GT, Golf GTI, Scirocco, Passat R36

Premium: Touran, T5 – Multivan, Touareg, Caddy, Passat CC

Using Vagcom/VCDS open Channel 37 – […]

Volkswagen Central Electronics Control Module (CECM)

The Central Electronics Control Module (CECM) is situated above the pedals on the drivers side and controls all the lights in the car, monitors them, controls what appears in the MFD under the lights menu, controls the leaving home and coming home lights function, controls the horn(s) and other features. There are different variants of […]

Adding Interior Door Handle Illumination to the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta – Front

This guide is not yet complete – any information contained within has not been confirmed yet.

Parts required:

Suitable LED and resister for 12V operation. 000 979 009 (000979009) – Repair Wire (1 required for 2 doors or 1 required per door – see below) I’m not sure if there is a spare ground on […]

Adding Interior Door Handle Illumination to the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta – Rear

This guide is not yet complete – any information contained within has not been confirmed yet.

Parts required:

Suitable LED and resister for 12V operation.. 000 979 018 (000979018) – Repair Wire (1 required for 2 doors or 1 required per door – see below) I’m not sure if there is a spare ground […]

Adding Door Warning Lights to the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta – Rear

This guide is not yet complete – any information contained within has not been confirmed yet.

Parts required:

1K0 947 411 A (1K0947411A) – Door Warning Light (1 per door) 1J0 971 972 (1J0971972) – Connector Housing (1 per door) 000 979 019 (000979019) – Repair Wire for Connector Housing (1 per door – 2 […]