Components of the Adaptive Chassis Control – DCC – and fitting locations

1 – Shock absorber damping adjustment button -E387-
Fitting location: in front of gear lever in centre console

The shock absorber damping adjustment button -E387- sets the system to three different modes:

  • Standard
  • Sport
  • Comfort

The operating sequence is -Normal- > -Sport- > -Comfort- > -Normal- > …
In the shock absorber damping adjustment button -E387-, the fields -Sport- and -Comfort- are back-lit with a yellow function LED when the selection of the corresponding mode is active.
When -Normal- mode is selected, the shock absorber damping adjustment button -E387- is not illuminated.

2 – Shock absorber with rear right shock absorber damper adjustment valve -N339-.
3 – Electronically controlled damping control unit -J250-
Fitting location: behind luggage compartment trim on right side
If the electronically controlled damping control unit -J250- is renewed, the basic setting of the adaptive chassis control DCC must be performed.
4 – Body acceleration sender, rear -G343-
Fitting location: on rear left shock absorber mount
5 – Shock absorber with rear left shock absorber damper adjustment valve -N338-.
6 – Rear left vehicle level sender -G76-
If the rear left vehicle level sender -G76- is removed and installed, the basic setting of the adaptive chassis control DCC must be performed ? 7 – Front left body acceleration sender -G341-
8 – Shock absorber with front left shock absorber damper adjustment valve -N336-
9 – Front left vehicle level sender -G78- and front right vehicle level sender -G289-
If the rear left vehicle level sender -G78- and front right vehicle level sender -G289- are removed and installed, the basic setting of the adaptive chassis control DCC must be performed
10 – Shock absorber with front right shock absorber damper adjustment valve -N337-
11 – Front right body acceleration sender -G342-

4 thoughts on “Components of the Adaptive Chassis Control – DCC – and fitting locations”

  1. My GTI came without the DCC. Is it possible to order these DCC components and install at the Volkswagen service centre?

  2. On my GTI with DCC the different modes affects the steering as well. In “Sport” the steering is much, much harder and vice versa.

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