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Any DiagBox Experts?
#1
I have very in depth knowledge of VAGCOM/VCDS diagnostics so I understand what I am doing but if I am honest the PSA software has got me a bit lost...

DiagBox is loaded and working (V7.83) under windows XP (32-bit) and I have been playing around with my 2016 Berlingo.

I have had a look at the fault journal and there are hundreds (391) of what appear random faults at various mileages from 9 miles up to the current. Oil gauge fault is a common one as well as a few other airbag/pretensioner faults which show up in the software but nothing in the vehicle itself. Is this normal? I appreciate that some faults may be generated as I scan the modules in the vehicle but even so there are loads of other unknown faults.

Also, how do you actually configure options and I give you an example. My van is used most of the time on private land for very short hops between buildings at low speed. The seatbelt warning is loud and I assume it can be turned off but I can't see how or where in the software you could do this? In VCDS it is quite straight forward to alter this option and others but the DiagBox looks a little misleading.

Now, I may have it all wrong and be trying to use the wrong tool for the job or settings like I want to change are simply not possible and if not what other software options are available?

All help appreciated.
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#2
Giving advice on this subject is always easier when you have the laptop & car in front of you, but if the seatbelt warning can be turned off(which I Think it can ) , you will need to go into the BSI.
The old Lexia was easier to use & explain, but I think it is worded "pack reparation" or something similar. Once you get into the correct section , you will need to seek out the audible warning, which will be listed as "present".
Click on it and change to "absent", it may then ask you for a security code , which is 03114.
Hope this guides you towards the answer.
I wouldn't worry about the faults log, these seem to be full of various & spurious issues.
Often these are from an incorrect configuration, where the car is looking for something it doesn't have, or airbag faults caused by low battery voltage etc.
I would clear the log & then check it again after a week or so.
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#3
Thanks for your reply!

It is a little different using DiagBox 7.83 with the latest Berlingo BSI and a few more steps than your pointer but armed with your reply I have now successfully turned it off and then turned it back on and tested it and it works 100%.

FYI - If anyone is interested, I have set up DiagBox 7.83 on a MacBook Pro using VirualBox running Windows XP (32-bit) SP3 and it is quite fast and stable. There is one error on startup relating to the DLL but this does not impact on the software. The program also takes a while to shut down on exit and looks like it hangs but it has not, it is just slow to close.
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#4
Glad you got it sorted, as I said it's tricky to remember a the details without the lappy in front of you ?
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