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TCU Continental DQ500 and VGS-FDCT: reprogram in BENCH mode the new ECUs supported by KESS3.

Enhance performance and driving pleasure safely by recalibrating a lot of automatic transmissions installed in Audi, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen without opening the TCU.

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Two new protocols, available on KESS3, will allow you to work on Continental DQ500 and VGS-FDCT TCUs installed by the German brands, in particular the sporty Audi models equipped with transversal engine like RS3, Q3RS and TTRS. You will also be able to work on the gearboxes of Audi Q3, Mercedes A-Class, B-Class, CLA, GLA and Volkswagen Tiguan. Create your profit with the satisfaction of customers by achieving a higher performance step with the recalibration of engine and gearbox control units.

New ECUs supported:

Connect to the available TCUs directly on the connector, read and write easily and fastest than ever, optimising your work and your time. Make the most out of the tool created to offer a complete and reliable service to you and your customers, in your workshop every day.

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Tuning

Performance enhancement through reprogramming of the automatic transmission control unit is a constantly growing service.

Tuning the management parameters of a gearbox means improving performance and driving pleasure, with a keen eye on fuel consumption. In some cases it is essential to adjust the calibration of the TCUs in order to complete the process and ensure that the engine and gearbox can work in perfect harmony, maximising the vehicle performances.

Alientech has always played a leading role in this sector by offering concrete and powerful solutions for professionals.

Repairs

Not just tuning! Working on automatic transmission control units is a business opportunity largely dedicated to repair.

More expensive electronic components, such as the TCU, which manages the operation of mechanical parts, can be saved.

Therefore, through recalibration you can spare your customer large sums of money, to the benefit of your business! KESS3 and ECM Titanium are the fastest and most reliable tools for your work.

KESS3

KESS3

TCU

BENCH MODE

AUDI

RD, WR in Bench Mode

TCU BrandTCU VersionVehicle Brand FULL RD/WR Mode
ContinentalDQ500AudiAvailableBench Mode

VOLKSWAGEN

RD, WR in Bench Mode

TCU BrandTCU VersionVehicle Brand FULL RD/WR Mode
ContinentalDQ500VolkswagenAvailableBench Mode
KESS3

KESS3

TCU

BENCH MODE

MERCEDES-BENZ

RD, WR and Clone in Bench Mode

TCU BrandTCU VersionVehicle Brand FULL RD/WR Mode
ContinentalVGS-FDCTMercedes-BenzAvailableBench Mode

Continental VGS-FDCT

This gearbox was designed by Mercedes-Benz to equip the smallest cars in the range: A-Class W176, GLA X156, CLA C117 and B-Class C117 with transversal engine and front or all-wheel drive.

From the manufacturer’s need to evolve and improve performance and comfort for its vehicles came the development of this dual-clutch, seven-speed automatic transmission, moving away from the choice of using an Autotronic robotized gearbox as in previous generations. Like the Volkswagen DSG gearbox, the Mercedes 7G-DCT is structured with two coaxial primary shafts connected to the clutches that manage odd and even gears, guaranteeing efficiency and lightness in a very compact size.

The mechanics are sized to withstand a maximum torque of 350Nm and TCU’s software manages the shifts through an electro-hydraulic system that allows the movement of the various actuators to detach and attach the clutches. Intervening on the calibration of these gearboxes guarantees an improvement in overall performance in terms of quick shifting and driving comfort, considering that it will not be possible to work on the torque limiters to avoid exceeding the maximum limits.

Continental DQ500

DSG gearbox at the top of performance: Volkswagen Group condenses its decades of experience in the dual-clutch automatic transmission with the DQ500. Installed on Audi and Volkswagen brand vehicles with 2.0 diesel/petrol and 2.5 petrol engines.

Developed from the DQ200 project, it’s equipped on vehicles with transversal engine and with all-wheel drive. The mechanics of the DQ500 can withstand a maximum torque of 600Nm, and unlike the parent gearbox, features wet clutches instead of the dry ones used by the old DQ200, but still both coupled to a primary and secondary shaft handling odd and even gears.

Manufacturer install this gearbox on the iconic 5-cylinder Audi ‘RS’ to underlining its reliability and sportness. By modifying the parameters, it allows a reduction in shifting time and speeds, exponentially increasing performance and fluidity.

Discover Alientech Academy! Professional training with classes all over the world.

Invest in your tuning skills to improve your work and increase your earning opportunities.

Alientech training days are in-depth sessions aimed at your professionalization with all-round practical and theoretical knowledge of the automotive world. Everything you need to work in the tuning field providing a complete, reliable and valuable service to your customers.

One of our specialists will be at your side along the training path and will answer any questions you may have, so that you will no longer have any doubts and you can start working, right away, in complete autonomy!

Everything is ready for the fastest Alientech event of the year!

On 13th November, Alientech and our trainers will take on track, for the first time, in the stunning location of the Sepang International Circuit for the Alientech Grand Track Day.

But that’s not all!

From 15th to 18th November, Alientech Academy will train new recalibration professionals in Kuala Lumpur at the renowned ‘TOC — Automotive College’ university. In this occasion, students will be able to take advantage of two different packages: the Alientech Academy training course, or the training course plus the ECM Titanium Credits remapping software to instantly put into practice the notions learned.

We will await you on our social profiles to see the event.