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  • HOW TO access the Engineering mode on the VXR8/HSV dash cluster E1 and E2 models

    To access the engineering mode on the VXR8/HSV instument cluster is as follows.


    1. Press and hold the enter button on the left side of the steering wheel.
    It is the scroll wheel next to the trip button.



    2. Whilst holding the enter button turn on the ignition and in about 5 to 6 secs you should see the following.







    3. release the enter button and start the car up and you can then scroll through and get live readings from the car whilst driving.

    4. When you have finished monitoring the settings you can either press the trip button to return to normal settings or switch the engine of and take the key out.





    The full list of items monitored are.

    GM part number
    Battery Voltage
    Battery Charge
    Remaining fuel
    Instant Fuel
    Coolant temp
    Speed
    Tacho
    Tyre pressure E1, E2 and E3 has these as standard GTS and Senator models only, Clubsport version has normal tyre valves
    Engine oil life
    Park lamps
    Switch voltage
    Current gear
    Throttle position
    Transmission sump temp This only applies to the Automatic gearbox
    Full test
    Last edited by DRC 72; 25 July 2015, 10:15 AM.
    Sir Dale Of Yorkshire

  • #2
    This applies to the E3 too.

    Tyre pressure monitor system only appies to the GTS and Senator cars, regardless of whether they are E1, E2 or E3.
    Transmission sump temperature only applies to cars with automatic gearbox.
    VXR8 GTS Sting Red
    6.2 litre Supercharged LSA V8 (779bhp and 765lb ft torque)
    Modified and tuned by Walkinshaw Performance UK

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    • #3
      Originally posted by pah250 View Post
      This applies to the E3 too.

      Tyre pressure monitor system only appies to the GTS and Senator cars, regardless of whether they are E1, E2 or E3.
      Transmission sump temperature only applies to cars with automatic gearbox.
      Cheers Paul, I have updated it.


      Dale
      Sir Dale Of Yorkshire

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