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I have 2012 jetta tdi 2.0. I'm trying to do a forced regen

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I have 2012 jetta tdi...
I have 2012 jetta tdi 2.0 . I'm trying to do a forced regen on the dpf. My scanner is a snap on solus edge. Can anyone show me how its done?
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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago
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i do need values on measure value block 243 please Carl.

what faults you have in the vehicle ?

thanks

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
The DPF light is on and it's in limp mode.
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago

with your solus you need euro loaded and then select volkswagen then expert mode and then 01 engine electronics and then read measure value block 243

i need the values readings please .

also what codes are stored in the ecu!?

thanks

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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago

i need these values first because of a fire hazzard!!

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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago

i need to know the soot load.

is there black soot in the tail pipe?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Looks very clean . Can't see any soot
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago

did you use your finger and wipe?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Well if I do that maybe a little on my finger tip but not much
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago

there should be absolutely none!!

most likely you will need a new dpf and egr filter!!!.

what happens if you use basic settings on 243 do you get a number display?

did you try the read measure value blocks while running?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Every time I try to go into block 243 it says function not supported or just gives me a blank screen. Can you tell me the steps again ?
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Probly just a glitch with my scanner . Well I'll go ahead and replace those . Can you tell me the steps on how to force a regen for future reference ??
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago

i connot because right now i cannot because i need to know those values . YOUR CAR WILL BURN DOWN IFTHE SOOT LEVEL IS TOO HIGH!!!

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I KNOW THAT!!!! IM REPLACING BOTH OF THE FILTERS !!!! BLOCK 243 DOESNT WORK ON MY SCAN TOOL !!!!
LOOK AT THE PIC I SENT YOU!!!!
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago

VAG COM SCAN TOOL NEEDED TO RESET DPF VALUES. DO YOU HAVE VCDS VAG COM?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
No I don't . I have a snap on scanner . I need you to tell me how to do a FORCED REGEN with a snap on scanner . So if I ever need to do one I will know how. Can you tell me or not ?
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago

the issue at hand is this i and the site can be liable if the car burns down so I cannot do this without the dpf soot level # . too many risks . and even that i bet your solus will not do the regen because you cannot get me values .

Especially with VW and the diesel gate issue!!!

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Your instructions to get the soot level # did not work . Can you recheck that ?
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago

i'm a master vw dealer tech for 20 yrs. what happens 241 . you may have very old ecm ?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Congratulations . Are you talking about my scan tool ? its a 14.2 solus edge .
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago

excuse me ??? I'm talking about the car ecu!!!!

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Your excused. What do you mean old ECU ? Should it have been updated ?
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago

what is the value please lets not get off track!!!

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
You asked if I had an old ecu ? What does that mean ? 241 is blank also . Forget it man I'll ask someone else . Also I'm pretty sure I would have a hard time holding you or the site liable if my car burned down since you warned me about it. Thanks Wolfgang
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