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MaxiScan VAG405 Car Diagnostic Scanner

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  • Works with Volkswagen and Audi (Audi/Seat/Skoda/Jetta/Golf/Beetle/Touareg/GTI/ Passat and more) sold worldwide since 1990 
  • Reads and erases Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) of most electronically controlled vehicle modules, including Engine, ABS, Airbags, Transmission, Radio, Climate Control(A/C), Cent.Elect. Steering Wheel, Instruments, Immobilizer, etc. 
  • Reads and clears generic trouble codes of cars using ISO 9141-2 (CARB), ISO 14230 (KWP-2000) and ISO-15765 (CAN) protocols. 
  • Turns off MIL lights of engine, airbags, ABS, A/T and most other systems 
  • C.A.N.(Controller Area Network) Capability 
  • Resets oil service light 
  • Retrieves vehicle information (VIN) 
  • Displays I/M Readiness Status. 
  • Displays DTC definitions on Unit Screen 
  • Highly reliable and accurate 
  • Easy to use with friendly interface 
  • Safely communicates with the on-board computers 
  • Large, easy-to-read backlit LCD 
  • System Upgradeable via internet 
  • Stand-alone unit with no need for an additional laptop computer to operate. This Tool performs as a FULL diagnostic tool for VAG range and as a Generic Fault Code Reader for other Vehicles that are OBD2. 

Autel VAG405 obd2 scan tool functions:

  • Reads and erases DTC's and re-sets 'Check Engine' light 
  • Reads both generic and manufacturer specific codes 
  • Identifies and displays pending codes 
  • Determines MIL status 
  • Reads freeze frame data 
  • Retrieves the VIN on 2002+ vehicles that support Mode 9 
  • Displays I/M readiness status 
  • Large 128 x 64 pixel LCD screen with back light and contrast adjustment 
  • Extra Benefits Specific to Audi, Seat, Skoda and VW's: 
  • Reads and erases DTC's and re-sets service lights on the ABS, airbags, automatic transmission, climate control, engine immobilizer plus others 
  • Resets Oil Service Light 
  • Retrieves the VIN 
  • Turns off MIL lights for the ABS, auto transmission, airbags and engine as well as the majority of the other systems 

Compatible with the following protocols:

  • ISO 9141-2 (CARB), ISO 14230 (KWP2000), ISO 15765 (CAN-BUS). 
  • For specific compatibility information please check your vehicle's user guide or with the manufacturer. Please do bear in mind that while we do our very best to provide accurate information we cannot be held responsible in the unlikely event that this code reader does not work with a certain car or van. 
  • Turns off MIL Lights: engine, airbag, ABS, transmission & most other systems. 
  • CAN-BUS compatible. 
  • Resets the Oil Service Light. 
  • Retrieves VIN. 
  • Displays Codes & Definitions on the large backlit LCD screen. 
  • Upgradable via the internet using the USB Cable. 
  • Plug & Play, easy to use. 
  • Compatible Vehicles 
  • MaxiScan 405 scanner code reader works with the majority of OBD 2, EOBD and CAN-BUS vehicles manufactured worldwide including the following: 
  • Acura Kia Asuna Land Rover Audi Lexus Bentley Lincoln Buick Mazda Cadillac Mercury Chevrolet Mini Chevy Murkur Chrysler Nissan Citroen Oldsmobile Daewoo Opel Dodge Peugeot Eagle Plymouth Fiat Pontiac Ford Porsch Geo Renault GM Rover GMC Saab Honda Saturn Hummer Scion Hyundai Infinity Isuzu Jaguar Jeep 
  • Plus VAG vehicles such as:Audi, Volkswagen, Seat and Skoda vehicles manufactured since 1990 - even with newer models that require a direct CAN connection 
  • If your car has a 16 pin 'OBD style' data link connector (DTC) the code reader is compatible, however if it has an older-style 2x2 DTC then it will depend whether there are 3 or 4 wires connecting to the pins. If there are 4 wires then the scanner will work but if there are only 3 wires, leaving one pin disconnected, then, sorry, but this product will not work. 
  • If your vehicle is the 2x2 DTC 4 wire style you will need a 2x2 cable adapter. (Not included in this sale) 


  • Head unit 
  • LED Display 
  • Nylon case 
  • OBD2 Cable 
  • USB Cable 
  • User Manual