VW Passat (NMS/A3)

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Volkswagen Passat (A3 / NMS)
Source: Ross-Tech, LLC
Manufacturer: Volkswagen AG
Chassis Code: A3 / NMS
Platform: VW411
Model Years: from 2012
Model Years (US): from 2012
Predecessor: VW Passat (3C)
Successor: -
Interface Hardware
DLC Location

The DLC is located in the Driver Footwell.

This page only applies to the "B7" VW Passat(NMS/A3) MY 2012+ sold in North America. A close cousin (chassis 56 is sold in China). We also have "small" list of Common Modifications & Tweaks for the VW_Passat_(NMS/A3). Information about the Rest-of-World "B7" Passat that is based on the older 3C "B6" Passat can be found here.

[01] - Engine Electronics

Gasoline Engines

Diesel Engines

[02] - Transmission Electronics

[03] - Brake Electronics

[05] - Access/Start Authorization

[08] - Heating/Air Conditioning

  • Heating
  • Manual Heating/Air Conditioning
    • Basic Setting
    • Label File (5C0-820-047.CLB)
  • Climatic
    • Basic Setting
    • Label File

[09] - Central Electronics / Body Control Module (BCM)

Note: Make sure to have all Doors unlocked, otherwise this Control Module may not communicate with the Scan Tool/VCDS.

[15] - Airbags

[16] - Steering Wheel Electronics

  • Coding
    • Label File (1K0-953-549-MY8.lbl)
    • Label File (1K0-953-549-MY9.lbl)
    • Label File (5K0-953-569.clb)
    • ROD File (EV_VW360SteerWheelUDS.rod)

[17] - Instrument Cluster

[19] - Gateway

[1C] - Position Sensing

[25] - Immobilizer

[2B] - Steering Column Lock

[2E] - Media Player

[37] - Navigation

[42] - Door Elect, Driver

[44] - Steering Assist

[46] - Comfort System

Note: The Comfort System known from earlier Models has been integrated with the Central Electronics / Body Control Module (BCM) and is no longer available as a separate Address/Module. All related Diagnostics/Settings have to be performed via Central Electronics / Body Control Module (BCM).

[47] - Sound System

[4F] - Centr. Electr. II

[52] - Door Elect, Pass

[56] - Radio (Analog)

[77] - Telephone

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