Engine Warning light

Furniss

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#21
Tried disconnecting the battery via the isolator and left it for a few hours - did it twice and light still on - will it be worth a try disconnecting battery because tacko is still live with isolator in off position ?

Thanks Gecko but truck isnt due a service and its not a daily its an Eurocargo 7.5T .............I will give it a try but wont hold my breath.
 
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Yes disconnect battery fully both negative and positive and hold the 2 together will fully discharge the system of any residual current
 
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Tried the batteries disconnected and touched together then left for 10mins and still same :( can live in hope.... might go off on way to job in morning now or maybe not as its about 500yard :)
Sat morning job by the looks of it.
 
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#25
Tried the sequence and it didnt work.
Pity - would have been an easy fix.
I hadn't failed to notice the difference in models, but sometime the ECU's are very similar.

Does the Eurocargo have an OBD2 port? (I think they use a 30 pin plug)
A fault flag can be cleared with an adapter (bluetooth, USB or wifi) to an laptop or phone, or a reader
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(not a recommendation for that particular device)
 
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Pity - would have been an easy fix.
I hadn't failed to notice the difference in models, but sometime the ECU's are very similar.

Does the Eurocargo have an OBD2 port? (I think they use a 30 pin plug)
A fault flag can be cleared with an adapter (bluetooth, USB or wifi) to an laptop or phone, or a reader
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(not a recommendation for that particular device)
Thanks for the reply...................I dont know if it has a OBD2 port or not and cant find any info on net - will have a look sat morning
 
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and what prey tell isVCDS?:unsure:
It’s aftermarket diagnostic software and Obd cable for vag group cars. Allows almost dealer levels of fault finding, logging and coding. I’ve had mine about 10 years and still get free software updates. Not sure how much genuine cables are nowadays, there’s usually copies on ebay.
 
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It’s aftermarket diagnostic software and Obd cable for vag group cars. Allows almost dealer levels of fault finding, logging and coding. I’ve had mine about 10 years and still get free software updates. Not sure how much genuine cables are nowadays, there’s usually copies on ebay.
FWIW, I've used a new system called ODB11 which is a bluetooth enabled plug and associated app. From memory it cost around £40 and so far I have been able to remove the most annoying of the factory features from my Audi - start/stop, seatbelt nag, etc. Also enabled the n/s mirror dip on reversing and the tailgate close switch in the driver's door (why these weren't on in the first place eludes me). Recommended (by me personally - not by Engcon :))
 
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FWIW, I've used a new system called ODB11 which is a bluetooth enabled plug and associated app. From memory it cost around £40 and so far I have been able to remove the most annoying of the factory features from my Audi - start/stop, seatbelt nag, etc. Also enabled the n/s mirror dip on reversing and the tailgate close switch in the driver's door (why these weren't on in the first place eludes me). Recommended (by me personally - not by Engcon :))
Sounds very handy.................Is this system brand specific ie does it need software relevant to Iveco in my case ?
 
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Sounds very handy.................Is this system brand specific ie does it need software relevant to Iveco in my case ?
Brand specific, I'm afraid. The one I referred to applies to VAG vehicles and offers different levels of customisability (if that is a proper word) according to whether you have an A6 or a VW transporter. I believe the VCDS system is more generic but you need to know the coding.
 
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Brand specific, I'm afraid. The one I referred to applies to VAG vehicles and offers different levels of customisability (if that is a proper word) according to whether you have an A6 or a VW transporter. I believe the VCDS system is more generic but you need to know the coding.
Vcds is only for vag group vehicles. My mate who’s a hgv mechanic uses Texa diagnostics kit iirc
 
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#34
cheers guys ... all sounds way above my pay grade TBH :rolleyes: .... I can set up a set of 40's, balance a V8 on SUs to a gnat's whisker, and happily play with flap valve or hot wire EFi systems :) ... but once it got digital :eek::eek: and OBD stuff is about 2 decades too late for my skill set :cry: :unsure:
 
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#38
Ended up at the dealers - after a good hour trying to sort out the connection they managed to turn off the warning light - apparently it had thrown up all sorts of errors when the batteries went flat :rolleyes:
Could do with another level of intelligence that recognises that the errors are due to the batteries being flat ... or is that too much to ask :unsure:

anyhow nice little 45 quid everytime they plug someone in.