This guide will show you how to access Engineering Mode on your VE Commodore. This guide is suitable for all models, and no tools are required!
Engineering Mode Page 1
There are many different line items to be found in Engineering Mode. You can scroll through these by using the left scroll wheel
Version number instrument cluster
GM Part Number
Part No. of the instrument cluster
Shows the current voltage from the battery
Shows the current charge of the battery.
Note: This will never show 100%, and could show a false figure. It may say 60% charge however the car won’t actually start.
Engineering Mode Page 3
Currently 0 as the engine is off
Only displayed when the factory TPMS is installed
Engine Oil Life
This percentage is calculated based on your driving habits. See our guide here on resetting this value
Indicates if the parking lamps are currently ON or OFF
Engineering Mode Page 4
This is the voltage measured off the steering wheel controls (Used for fault checking)
This will say ‘Unknown’ in manual vehicles
% of throttle input received from the accelerator pedal (This will never be 0% as the car uses a base figure to idle)
Transmission Sump Temperature
This seems to be disconnected from manual gearboxes as the temperature floats around ambient