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Re: VWTool question

I'm passing along a reply from John Crable of Car Comp to my
question about which Audi/VW applications are serviced by their
VWTool PC based diagnostic product. Car Comp may be found at

DeWitt Harrison
Boulder, CO
88 5kcstq

>From: "John Grable" <grable@smithville.net>
>Mon, 21 Dec 1998 21:31:20 -0500
>That is not an easy question to answer, because there are 22 different types
>of controllers (Eng, Trans, Air Bag, ABS, Drivers seat, Heating/AC, ETC.).
>The only way to know is to check the factory manual for the make and model
>that you are dealing with and see if it supports the "Rapid Data Mode". I
>can only give you some rules of thumb for the Engine controller. For
>VW/Audi, 93 and up support the Rapid data mode. 91 Corrado G60 and 92
>Corrado VR6 talk. 90 to 92 Turbo Audi's talk, non turbo models usually do
>Some Transmissions started talking in 89.
>We do recommend that you get the factory manual for your vehicle.
>John Grable
>CarComp Inc.