Phil Rose pjrose at frontiernet.net
Thu May 8 20:12:49 EDT 2003

At 4:41 PM -0400 5/8/03, ben swann wrote:
>I never received an answer regarding being able to run
>diagnostics/checking for stored codes on the 200 20V tq with 3B
>engine.  I referenced Audi service manual/Bentley as well as SJM site
>and the information seems ambigous or incomplete.  I wanted to check
>for stored codes without using a ROSS/VAG-COM or VAG 1551 or equivalent.
>I was just trying to make up a rudimentary harness to run diags using
>the connectors under the dash.  There are 3 connectors Black,
>LightBrown, and BLUE.  SJM site says BLue connector not used, but
>picture shows three connectors.

The blue connector_is_ used for reading blink codes. The "not used"
statement, I believe, was intended to apply only to the VAG COM connectors.
Follow SJM's procedure--it works.

Better yet, hard-wire those connectors to a conveniently placed LED and a
momentary_ON switch. Avoid all that crawling around on your knees to see
the blink codes.


Phil Rose
'91 200q lago blue				Rochester, NY USA
'91 200q tornado red				mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net

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