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Diagnosis Interface
Model: VAS5055
Superseded To:


The diagnosis interface VAS 5055 enables the transfer of data from the diagnosis interface in the vehicle to diagnosis systems VAS 6150X and VAS 6160.
Use of the diagnosis interface is always required if malfunctions prevent a reliable remote connection, if there is no Blue-tooth authorization in the country or a remote connection is not permissible for reasons of safety.
The diagnosis interface VAS 5055 is also suitable for "Pass Thru" applications (EU5).

Design and features:
Diagnosis interface dimensions: 114 x 48 x 25 mm, with non-detachable 5m USB cable
Weight: 775 g complete with storage case, approx. 230 g for diagnosis interface alone
Voltage supply: 8 to 18 V, via onboard electrical supply
Current draw: approx. 200 mA with 12V
Device interface: USB V2.0 full speed, 12 Mbit/s
Vehicle interface: Diagnosis connector compliant with ISO 15031-1 and SAE J1962
CAN: 1 channel CAN high speed compliant with ISO 11898 and CAN 2.0B with 11-29 bit identifier
ISO 9141-2: K and L-lead for 12 V vehicle systems
SAE J1850: SAE J1850 PWM and VPW
Digital inputs: Ignition (terminal 15)
Power saving mode: Automatic deactivation after set period, switched on with ignition
Temperature range: Operation 0 to +50ºC, storage -25 to +85ºC

Identifying color:
RAL 7021, black grey

Items supplied:
Diagnosis interface VAS 5055 with 5m cable and workshop compatible USB connector,
CD with handbook and installation software, "Pass Thru" application

Replacement parts:
5m USB connection lead (with tough workshop USB connector)
VAS 5055/3; ASE 405 256 00 001

Recommended accessories:
Adapter (tough workshop socket to standard USB connector)
VAS 5055/4 ASE 405 258 00 000

24 months for USB cable, 24 months for diagnosis interface

Softing AG

ASE 405 255 00 001

Tool Requirements

Tool Number VAS5055
Availability SUPERSEDED
Superseded To VAS6154
Tool Class Special Tools
VW US Requirement Optional
VW US Auto Ship Number
AUDI US Requirement Optional
AUDI US Auto Ship Number
VW Canada Requirement Optional
AUDI Canada Requirement Optional

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