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I bought a V5 last weekend and there is fault code coming up on Diagnostic - I have tested it using my own code reader and I reset the codes just to see if it came back....

Does anyone know that by me resetting the code have I deleted the history of when the code first appeared from the ecu? The code reader I have is just a generic one - would Vagcom be able to find the point when the fault originally came up? I am trying to trace it back thats all.

Cheers for any help!
 

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Once you clear it with your code reader its gone untill the fault re-occurs. Vag Com wont be able to tell you when a fault was recorded, just that it has occured. Hope thats helpfull to you mate.
 

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If you're using an OBD code reader then the only way you'll get more info is by using an EOBD reader.All it can tell you is how many miles the vehicle has travelled since it was last reset,no other data is stored about this sort of thing,

Chris.
 
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