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    Please forgive my ignorance but I keep seeing Tech 2 mentioned in the posts, I assume it's dealer related but what is it's purpose.

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    Hand-held computer device that's used to program things on the car, read faults and perform diagnostics etc.

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    Picture of one in this thread.

    http://forum.vectra-c.com/showthread.php?t=32138

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    Thanks Duncan, It's just that I have seen it mentioned when members have carried out mods to their cars, I got the impression that it was needed to get the job up and running, sort of getting it put onto the cars system, am I correct? Oh and does it plug into the multi socket hidden behind the front ashtray?

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    yep, plugs in to the socket under the ashtray...TECH2 can enable modules/ non standard features etc etc it's quite a powerful tool really

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    Any idea what these "non standard features" might be? could it enable things that may have been left off later models, like on my 07 Elite 2.2 auto not having seat belt warning and traction control?

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    not traction control switch, thats more than tech2...but seatbelt warning chime..yes...most features require extra parts to be fitted but TECH2 to get them working..

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    Sorry to be a pain but does that mean if I take my car to a VX dealer they would be able to enable seat belt warning, without the need for further parts?.

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    yes, they should be able to enable it ( depends on the skill of the operator which varies.. )

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    Thanks Mark, It's great to have a place like this to ask questions and get info from people with a common interest.

    I will pay my VX dealer a visit.

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