Question about 2000 Volkswagen Beetle
2000 Beetle Gasoline engine. Plugging into the data connector under the dash does not produce any communications. We took it in to a shop to get a safety inspections sticker, and they could not get any readings. The wiring diagram shows a device called a Data Link Connector, but it only shows two conductors (Gray/White & Green/Gray) connected to it. The connector under the dash has 10-20 pins on it. Is the Data Link Connector on the drawing the purple connector under the dash? Any idea what pins the two conductors should be connected to?
Yes it is the purple connector. Any generic OBD II scan tool should be able to pull up P codes. Sometimes you will get an enhanced DTC and no code will be given. If there is a shop in your area with a Launch X431 scan tool I'd go to them and have it scanned. Any Auto Zone can scan it for you to. Also I have never had a problem scanning any VW with an aftermarket stereo. Is your MIL on? If it isn't on I don't know why they would want to run a scan for the safety inspection.
Posted on Dec 28, 2008
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