If you're a VW / Audi specialist, then the VCDM Laptop based scanner may prove to be the best scanner for the money available. This scanner, unlike a number of other tools listed on this web site, can only do 1 line of vehicles, the VW/Audi line. However coverage and capability is excellent, includes the ability to read codes, display data PID's and handle security issues. In most cases this VW application is as good as, or even better then the factory tool! Current vehicle coverage includes all early 90's to 2014 VW/Audi models.
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iScan-IIwt for VW/AUDI Service
iScan-IIwt: Autoland Scientic produces this multi-car line scan tool. It is easily configured for servicing VW/Audi vehicles. Coverages include engine, transmission, AC/Heating controls, Instrument Clusters, ABS systems, ASC Systems, SRS systems, Anti-Theft and more. With the larger then usual display this tool will also allow for graphing of data PID's to ease the job of analyzing on-board issues.
This scanner can also be configured to service other Euro/Asian/Swedish lines including Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Volvo, Toyota/Lexus, Mitsubishi, Honda/Acura, Nissan/Infinity and several others. Click here to see VW/Audi coverage along with all other vehicle apps this tool allows you access to.
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VeDiS is an excellent alternative scanner for VW/Audi vehicles. This scan tool, manufactured by Autoland Scientech, will access the Engine, Transmission, ABS System and SRS Air Bag systems. Capabilities include pulling codes, reading live data stream, clearing codes and bi-directional control of selected components/systems.
This scan tool is by far the best value scanner for servicing these cars as well as some of the other commonly requested vehicle lines: BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo. The VeDiS can also be ordered with a very impressive Asian line cartridge. To view a PDF file format specification coverage sheet click on this VW and Euro Specifications link. The Vedis can also have Asian car lines in it's coverage, click this link to view applications and coverages for Asian Vehicles.