Unlike other tools this tool also works on MQB cars (2012 onwards), MQB is the new platform which was introduced in 2012/13 for all VAG group cars. Other tools can’t and won’t work with MQB cars!

The ANCEL VD500 is a state of the art dealer level / OE (original equipment) car diagnostics tool exclusively designed for VW, AUDI, SEAT, SKODA and is a must have for any mechanic or DIYer’s toolbox. Tired of using different tools for diagnostics with incomplete support for VW, AUDI, SEAT, SKODA models? Looking for something that won’t break the bank and is economical with a life time of updates for FREE? If so, then this scanner is the answer. The ANCEL VD500 isn’t your ordinary code reader, it’s so much more than a code reader. Unlike the basic code readers it comes with comprehensive ALL systems diagnostics. The VD500 comes with 3 maintenance functions such as EPB reset to allow you to retract the electronic parking brake mechanism to replace the brake pads. Hopefully, we’ve whet your appetite! Read on for more information to learn why the VD500 is a must have whether you’re a VAG specialist mechanic or a DIY VAG owner.

Key Features

  • We are Albionshire Diagnostics (UK), an authorised UK distributor
  • This is a genuine and official model with 1 year UK warranty.
  • Brand new and unused
  • Provides dealer level  / OE (original equipment) comprehensive diagnostics (ALL systems scanning, read / clear fault codes, live data) for VW, AUDI, SEAT and SKODA from the year 1996 to 2021.
  • Beware of ‘OBD2II’ tools claiming to offer car diagnostics, such tools are only capable of reading generic OBD2II engine and emissions related fault codes. NOT in-depth dealer level scanning of modules and manufacturer related fault codes. This is the reason why dealer level / OE tools cost thousands of pounds. 
  • The ANCEL VD500 Supports 3 key maintenance functions unlike cheaper scanners which don’t have any
    • Throttle Adaptation
    • EPB Brake Pad Reset – release the electronic parking brake mechanism to replace brake pads
    • Oil Service Reset
  • Quick access and help provided via the fault code library for the busy mechanic or workshop
  • We have a close working relationship with the supplier. Please get in-touch with us if you have any queries regarding the scanner such as vehicle coverage for diagnostics and maintenance functions or any other query for that matter. At Albionshire Diagnostics we pride ourselves on great customer service, please see our Trustpilot reviews.

All Systems Diagnostics

  • Many people don’t realise not all scanners are created equally, the cheaper scanners don’t provide ALL systems scanning and at best only cover the engine module. Unlike the ANCEL VD500 scanner, which supports ALL systems scanning beyond the engine module such as, CENT ELECT, AIR BAGS, CAN GATEWAY, BATTERY REGULATION, RADIO, IMMOBILIZER, INSTRUMENTS and MANY MORE. If you’re a VAG specialist whose used a dealer level tool before, you’ll definitely know what we’re talking about as those modules should be recognisable to you
  • Comes with FREE updates for LIFE
  • Comprehensive support for VW, AUDI, SEAT and SKODA from the year 1996 to 2021

Easily Diagnose faults

Provides an easy to use interface to access comprehensive diagnostics across ALL electronic control modules unlike the cheaper scanners.

Supports 3 Maintenance Functions

  • A professional diagnostic tool must offer maintenance functions specifically aimed for the professional garage or advanced DIYer. This scanner comes with 3 maintenance functions with comprehensive vehicle coverage for many VW, AUDI, SEAT and SKODA vehicles

Full List Of Supported Dealer Functions

  1. Throttle Adaptation
  2. EPB Brake Pad Reset – release the electronic parking brake mechanism to replace brake pads
  3. Oil Service Reset

Exclusively Designed For VW, AUDI, SEAT, SKODA

Passenger Vehicles

  • All Volkswagen models: 1996- 2021
  • All Audi models: 1996- 2021
  • All Skoda models: 1996- 2021
  • All SEAT models: 1996- 2021

2 In 1 Scanner

You may be surprised but it also works with all OBD-II/EOBD compliant passenger cars from the year 2001+ (petrol) and 2004+ (diesel) to the present – providing you with OBD-II engine and emissions diagnostics.

  • Ford
  • Chrysler
  • Mercedes
  • BMW
  • VW/Audi/Seat/Skoda
  • Porsche
  • Jaguar
  • Volvo
  • Vauxhall
  • Saab
  • Toyota
  • Honda
  • Nissan
  • Mitsubishi
  • Mazda
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Isuzu
  • Hyundai
  • Kia
  • and many more…


Live Data

View live data statistics in real time such as engine coolant temperature, vehicle speed and intake air temperature and much more.

Genuine and Official

  • BEWARE of fakes flooding the market, they may appear CHEAP but in the long run will cost you more due to incomplete support
  • We are Albionshire Diagnostics (UK), an authorised UK distributor
  • AVOID fakes, be SMART, be SAFE and buy GENUINE

No yearly expensive subscription fees

This scanner is extremely good value for money, there are no expensive and complex yearly subscription fees.


1. 1x Official Scanner
2: 1x Manual
3: 1x USB Cable For Updates


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