tow bar self fit

  1. OllieGBR

    VCDS tow bar question

    I fitted my own tow bar and VW wanted too much money to program it. It's the Westfalia with OEM electrics from PF Jones. I'm just about to receive my VCDS unit and want to make sure that I don't need the tow bar prep to enable the features via the programming. I hate the reversing sensors...
  2. CALLAKN

    Towbar electrics fitting without TP

    Usual problem, I look at the threads and nothing pinpoints to what I want the answer to be... WHOS fitted the PFJones Detachable towbar PROPERLY and not just wairing into a light Loom at the rear. my van hasn’t got towbar prep, is this something I can attempt myself and manage ??or is it a real...
  3. OllieGBR

    Towing Programming

    I’ve got a quote from VW @£102 for programming the ECU to inform it that it could be towing ‘something’. (I’ve fitted a Westfalia towbar). The light et al work, so what exactly changes within the ECU? Secondly is it worth investing on a programmer and doing this myself? Will I re-use it...
  4. H

    Towbar Preparation Question

    Hi, I am specking my T6 and have opted for the towbar prep. I am a little confused as to exactly what VW provide here and wondered if anyone has specified this on a new build before and can clarify please? In addition to the actual mounting points for the towbar and coding, I am confused if...
  5. Josh Corps

    Fitting Tow Bar Kit

    is fitting a tow bar a relatively easy task? The van is pretty much stripped already so I figured now would be a good time. As with everything I would like to save money and do it myself, I'm an electrical engineer but where I get tripped up is when I'm working with modules and confusing wiring...
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