Audi A3 E-tron Forum

It is currently Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:38 am

All times are UTC - 8 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 18 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: 2017 face lifted A3 etron DRL always on
PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:23 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:41 pm
Posts: 4
rtro wrote:
-Coding on the new vehicles is a lot more difficult to dissect. I appreciate the input


Definitely more obscure on this model with a lot of the settings in German. I have a 2015 S4, and don't recall anything in German for it.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: 2017 face lifted A3 etron DRL always on
PostPosted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:13 am 
Offline

Joined: Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:29 am
Posts: 7
*BUMP*

Any new takers on the coding for the DRL?


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: 2017 face lifted A3 etron DRL always on
PostPosted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 3:56 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Nov 14, 2016 7:03 pm
Posts: 21
sorry its been awhile since I logged in

I got a few PMs about coding for DRL, I only tested it on HID headlight equipped A3 with Etron DRL (not sure about LED matrix headlight)

I am not sure what VCD other people are using but here is what I did (assuming you have some experience with VCDs already)

you need find your DRL adaptation module under (09)
Right DRL module is RB32

1) change the following - basically it re-programs the LED DRL light module with a secondary function
- primary function AB is DRL - dont change
- secondary function CD as parking light so that it stays on when you turn on the headlight
- leave EF GH function untouched
- change the following

RB32-Lichtfunktion C 5 to "standard light"
RB32-Lichtfunktion D 5 to "parking light"


2) set LED DRL intensity to max when it is being used as parking light under CD (the value can be 0-127 but the DRL LED only has on or off state or either 0 is off or 127 is on)

RB32-Dimmwert CD 5 to "127"


3) repeat for Left DRL by programming module LB4 using similar value.

you can use the same idea for parking lights but in reverse if you want to turn off parking light when headlights are on with module VRB21 and VLB10


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: 2017 face lifted A3 etron DRL always on
PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:54 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:29 am
Posts: 7
awesome! I will give this a shot. I do not have LED so it should be the same. Ill let you know..... Did you need a security code? If so, what was used?


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: 2017 face lifted A3 etron DRL always on
PostPosted: Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:47 am 
Offline

Joined: Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:29 am
Posts: 7
so going through the coding we were able to make changes based on the information, but nothing changed. under LB4 there is no 5's.. any help? is it possible to snap shot yours? thank you


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: 2017 face lifted A3 etron DRL always on
PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:33 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:41 pm
Posts: 4
wonglukjp wrote:
RB32-Lichtfunktion C 5 to "standard light"
RB32-Lichtfunktion D 5 to "parking light"


Thanks for the instructions. They are a little vague, but I was able to find where to change the settings. However, there are no exact options for "standard light" or "parking light." Most of the options are in German too! Can you check and let us know what the exact options are from the drop down menu? Thanks!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: 2017 face lifted A3 etron DRL always on
PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 8:50 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Nov 14, 2016 7:03 pm
Posts: 21
BigBluu wrote:
wonglukjp wrote:
RB32-Lichtfunktion C 5 to "standard light"
RB32-Lichtfunktion D 5 to "parking light"


Thanks for the instructions. They are a little vague, but I was able to find where to change the settings. However, there are no exact options for "standard light" or "parking light." Most of the options are in German too! Can you check and let us know what the exact options are from the drop down menu? Thanks!


I was not trying to be vague but every VCDs tool is different, there is no single instruction tnat works for all tools.
seriously if you dont know how to code, you should find someone who know. You can screw up your lights and make sure you backup all the steps you have done so you can go back to stock config.

FYI I dont speak german - depending on your the VCDs tool you are using, here are some of the translation.
standard light - "Standlicht allgemein" or "Standlicht allgemein (Schlusslicht; Positionslicht; Begrenzungslicht)" or "Standlicht vorn"
parking light - "Parklicht rechts" or "Parklicht links (beidseitiges Parklicht aktiviert li & re)


Last edited by wonglukjp on Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:07 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: 2017 face lifted A3 etron DRL always on
PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:05 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Nov 14, 2016 7:03 pm
Posts: 21
rtro wrote:
so going through the coding we were able to make changes based on the information, but nothing changed. under LB4 there is no 5's.. any help? is it possible to snap shot yours? thank you


trying to help other Etron owners, I dont want to hijack this thread to become coding help

the number "5" has to do with the position of the light in the car - RB32 has a value of "5". LB4 has a value of "4" by default you cannot change it
ie: Leuchte4TFL LB4 - basically means "light4 is LB4"; Leuchte5 TFL RB32 = "light5 is RB32"

once again if you don't know how to code - be very cautious coz you can screwed up your light function.

this is my snapshot for adding parking function to DRL LED strip for LB4

Leuchte4TFL LB4-Lichtfunktion C 4>Standlicht
Leuchte4TFL LB4-Lichtfunktion D 4>Parklicht
Leuchte4TFL LB4-Dimmwert CD 4>127
Leuchte4TFL LB4-Dimming Direction CD 4>maximize

backup first!!!


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 18 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2

All times are UTC - 8 hours [ DST ]


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
cron
© Audi A3 E-tron Forum - part of the MyElectricCarForums.com Group