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Hi, no not tried it.
Just be aware that most will not reset the service light despite what they say.
In older ones like ours you can do a combination of button and pedal presses to reset it, (look it up on here). Unless like me you have had regular software updates and that now requires a specialist tool. Even expensive Snapon kit won’t do it. Needs JLR or a specialist to do so.
 

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Cheers Binty.
Thanks for the advice, that’s a shame about the service reset, would be handy.
Just looking to be able to try and decipher any faults that may arise over my ownership of the Evoque.
It’s in the garage at the moment as the engine management light came on for a day then went off again. The garage say it needs a new EGR valve, just would be nice to be able to decide for myself.
 

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I’d recommend the icarsoft LR 3.0 code reader for fault finding. Works really well on our 2013 Evoque and my FIL‘s RRS as well as my X-type Jag. As Binty indicated most including the icarsoft won’t reset the service indicator. Luckily in my Wife’s car the software has not been updated so the combination of button and peddle presses still works. This could change as icarsoft regularly updates their software which is free to download.
 
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Another option would be to order up a bluetooth OBDII reader. You can then use OBDII apps on your phone to interact with the ECU. The nice thing is that you have the flexible to extend the readings with customer PIDs and the like.

This is what I use -- it's been perfect. In fact, I just did a transmission fluid exchange and used a custom PID entry to get transmission fluid temperature information as part of the required work to complete the job.

Best part, it ran me about 10 USD all in. :)
 

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Yes. If it boosts your confidence, mine was bought off eBay for 5 USD. A bit quirky as I have to initiate it by unplugging and plugging it back in rather than just leaving it plugged and activate upon startup (I'm lazy). But really, no big deal.

I use Car Scanner as my go to app (on Android, not sure if there is one for Apple). Many folks use Torque Pro, available on both platforms. Full feature access will cost 5 USD. Free trials works just as easily for a quick fix, depending on your needs / goals.
 

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I have this Launch CRP129 premium and it does reset the service light as well as loads of other things= Launch CRP129 Premium
the price has dropped as I paid around £350 for mine plus it comes with free lifetime software updates.
 

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Just realize you have a 2013 as well... there's a old-school Street Fighter style way to reset the service light --- pretty up much in the spirit of up-up-down-down-left-left combo move using the evoque options menu. OBDII is still great for resetting the check engine light, of course.

 

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Just realize you have a 2013 as well... there's a old-school Street Fighter style way to reset the service light --- pretty up much in the spirit of up-up-down-down-left-left combo move using the evoque options menu. OBDII is still great for resetting the check engine light, of course.

Unfortunately that does not work as I have the latest software upgrades. 🥲
I have found the kit my indie uses that works. it’s called Lynx Evo about £300 for a three year subscription though so too expensive for me. I will keep paying him £25 each year.
 

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Unfortunately that does not work as I have the latest software upgrades. 🥲
I have found the kit my indie uses that works. it’s called Lynx Evo about £300 for a three year subscription though so too expensive for me. I will keep paying him £25 each year.
One benefit of my dealership being such sticklers about SW upgrades... my is dated enough to still benefit from the reset combo moves. Whew!

I had just used this when I did my oil and tranny fluid swap last week.
 

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Regards the vehicle software updates…It’s my experience that dealerships don’t do them.
I personally think it’s the old maximum of “If it’s working, leave it alone”😉.
Maybe why the manufacturers are moving to over the air updates.
 
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