Skoda Octavia 2 1.9 tdi 1z chassie parking distance control

januari 16th, 2011 by ltz

Aftermarket PDC installed on a Skoda Octavia 1.9 tdi 2009.Electrical wiring done through the spare wheel bucket up to the left and directly to the reverse light. + a breaker switch in case the kit starts to beep towing.

Seems to work great with an aftermarket towbar as well.

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Skoda Octavia 2 1z 2009 Towbar installation

januari 16th, 2011 by ltz

Some orientating pictures from a Kovil towbar installation procedure. Use on you own risk.

Electrical installation was done through the predrilled holes to the left and right of the towbar – into the spare wheel bucket. Then up to the left where all necessary cables for this relay-based electrical kit where.

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Skoda Octavia 1z 2009 Fuse box water damaged – cooling fan wont stop

januari 12th, 2011 by ltz

Some illustrating pictures of what happens when the electrical box in Skoda Octavia Estate TDI 1z chassie 2009 gets water in it.

Symptom of this vehicle was a cooling fan starting as soon as the car was shut off – even in middle of the winther with a cold car. Also a complete christmas tree of error codes when checking the car with vcds.

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Skoda Octavia 1z 2009 Aftermarket Cruise Control – replace stalk & recode

januari 12th, 2011 by ltz

On your own risk!

First – replace the stalk. WITH GROUND CABLE DISCONNECTED FROM BATTERY!

Second – Recode ECU. (VCDS used)

Also – in order to activate the cruise control on the 1z (and previous?).
– With VCDS, choose 01 – Engine
– Coding – 11
– Enter 11463 to activate cruise control

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