Why does my dash BEEP when I access my ABS controller?

In many of the newer models, there will be a series of BEEPs from the dash when you access the ABS controller (and the ABS light will be ON while you are talking to it). This perfectly normal and is done to notify the driver that the ABS is non-functional while in diagnostic mode.

Are there any Fault-Codes that can and should be ignored?

Yes. Most 1995 and earlier Bosch ECU’s will show you a DTC 00513 – Engine Speed Sensor (G28) if you scan them when the engine is not running. This fault code goes away by itself once you start the engine. If this sensor were truly defective, the engine would not run at all! Please ignore this code.
In addition, many Automatic Transmission Control Modules will show a DTC that indicates a faulty brake light switch. This can also be ignored and will not appear if you press the brakes once before checking for Fault Codes.


What’s the Work Shop Code?

Every VW/Audi dealer in the world is assigned a unique Work Shop Code. A brand-new factory VAG-1551/1552 or VAS-5051/5052 scan tool will not function until a WSC is entered, and once it has been entered, it cannot be changed. Whenever a Control Module is Re-Coded, or certain Adaptations are performed, the scan tool sends its WSC to the control module and the control module records it for posterity. Thus, if a scan-tool is used to do something like disable certain airbags, in principle, it should be possible to tell who (which dealer) did that. Like the factory scan-tools, VAG-COM will accept a WSC once on the Options Screen. If you enter a WSC there, it will be sent to the control modules exactly like it’s supposed to be. If you leave the WSC on the Options Screen at it’s default of 00000, VAG-COM will operate in “stealth mode”. Instead of sending a fixed WSC, it will put back whatever was already in the control module, with one exception: If it finds the “telltale” WSC (30011) that VWTool/VDS-PRO likes to leave behind, VAG-COM will replace it with something more innocuous.

What’s the difference between VAG-COM and an OBD-II Scan-Tool?

1.Will there be a Mac or Linux version?

There will be no “native” Mac or Linux versions. The time and effort required to “port” VAG-COM to these platforms would never be worthwhile. One person has gotten VAG-COM running under Linux using WINE — click here for details. Another person has managed to get VAG-COM working on a MAC with Virtual PC – click here. Neither of those examples are supported by Ross-Tech.

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2.Will there be a Windows-CE/PocketPC/WindowsMobile or Palm-OS version?

Possibly at some point in the future, but we don’t have a timetable yet. We conducted a poll of current and potential VAG-COM users about where we should concentrate development efforts. The results:

(1)75 % Improving and adding features to the Windows version
(2)11 % Porting VAG-COM to Windows CE / PocketPC
(3)9 % Porting VAG-COM to Palm
(4)3 % Porting VAG-COM to LINUX
(5)2 % Porting VAG-COM to Macintosh

Some of our customers use VAG 18.2 on a tablet PC such as a Fujitsu Stylistic or on an ultra-portable PC such as a Toshiba Libretto. These can be purchased inexpensively on auction sites. These REAL PC’s work wonderfully and have very small form factors (the Libretto is about the size of a VHS video cassette).

What’s the difference between VAG-COM and an OBD-II Scan-Tool?

OBD-II is a government mandated diagnostic protocol that is primarily aimed at diagnosing emissions-related problems. An OBD-II scan tool will work in many different brands of cars. VAG-COM uses VW’s proprietary diagnostic protocol and will only work in VW/Audi vehicles. Although you can use an OBD-II Scan Tool in an OBD-II compliant (1996 or newer) VW or Audi, an OBD-II Scan Tool can only talk to the engine, not the numerous other “intelligent” systems in the car. Want to reprogram your central locks or your Radio? Diagnose a problem with your ABS, Airbags, or Automatic Transmission? Re-align your Immobilizer after swapping ECU’s? Reset your Service Reminder Indicators? Communicate with a pre-1996 model (not OBD-II compliant) car? An OBD-II Scan-Tool can’t do any of these things. Please see our OBD-II Page for information on using third party generic OBD-II software through our Interface. Want some reasons to choose VAG-COM over a generic OBD-II scan tool? See this Real World Comparison.
Our latest version of VAG-COM adds Generic OBD-II functionality, see the Download Page for more info.

How to Register CAR FANS C800

CAR FANS C800 how to register ? Blew the detail Steps:

Step 1. check the link: http://download.znjskj.com/en
Step 2. Tap the “Register now” as shown below:
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Step 3. Input your Serial number and Register password, tap “Next” to continue.

Finished

What do you think about Autel MaxiSys Elite?

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Zach Davis Said: “Moved up from the Autel Maxisys Pro MS908P. The docking station is nice since I can leave it on my toolbox all day. the screen is a million times better than the 908p and it also has more memory. This thing is faster than the 908P in boot up time and also navigation through the menus and connecting to the vehicles. This comes with the newest J2534 which is smaller than the one with the 908P and also has no antenna. Ive used it to code a few cars and also with my Laptop to flash a few different makes of vehicles. You just need to make sure to install the right software. If your a professional this is the tool for you. my snap on versus stays in the toolbox 99% of the time now that I have this”.

stuzman Said: “I’m a shade tree mechanic that needed something more powerful than the basic code readers. I used it to reset adaptations and do a quick learn on a transmission in a Chrysler Pacifica and it worked great. This has a lot of functions for the money”.

Hannah Kennedy Said: “The Maxisys Elite met my needs and was able to communicate with all of the vehicles that I own. I compared it to my Tech 2 scanner and the same functionality was built within this tool. And the bi-directional controls were the same and worked flawlessly. It’s a very capable tool with lots of features such as reprogramming keys, fobs, modules and being able to communicate wirelessly with the vehicle”.

Alex3lizondo Said: “I’ve been a tech for almost 8 years and this is the best hands down scan tool. I recently owned the autel ds708 for a number of years and did me great for the time. I wanted to upgrade to a newer model. So far it’s been good with communicating with all make and models. Shows multiple scan data pids, good graphing of o2 sensors. A fourth of a price for a snap on versus and still has more functions besides the lab scope. I work with another technician and he still needs to borrow my scan tool at times”.

Carlos Zapata Said: “The Autel Scanner does so much and for the inexpensive price, is a steal. From programming keys, resetting PCM’s, adaptive learning and bi-directional controls. Customer service on the other hand is awful. I bought the tool and could not get in touch with anyone to save my life. Customer service is key no matter the product and Autel needs to learn this. Furthermore, for those who do not know, you do not have to be plugged into a power source when connected to an OBD2 port. In addition, if you copy the files from the SD card to another upgraded 16GB 80 plus MBPS, pids and information will load faster; if you delete the vehicles you will never work on or see, it will be even faster. It is not a scan tool though, it is a diagnostic analysis machine and it will take awhile to load parameters and control, because it is preparing for a command state where the tool becomes an actuator. Blah Blah Blah you get the idea, great tool for diagnostics and people who seldomly need to reset PCM or program modules, for those who replace a lot of Computers such as the PCM,ECM, TCM….. go with the upgraded MAXISYS. For the prices, you will surely be impressed with the capabilities and to choose a different tool, you will spend no less than 500 plus or more than the maxidas. Hope this helps someone looking into the tool.”

How to make Cummins Insite 8.2.0 work with Nexiq usb link

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Cummins INSITE 8.2.0.184 truck software is compatible with Inline 5, INLINE 6, DPA5NEXIQ USB Link adapters. Here’s the guide on use INSIET 8.2 with Nexiq usb link.

Procedure:

Preparation:

Download INSITE 8.2.0 patch

Cummins insite 8.2.0 lite version patch

Cummins insite 8.2.0 pro version patch

Step 1: Install Nexiq drivers

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Run USB-Link_9.5.0.1 setup on desktop as Administrator

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Click Next to start install NEXIQ USB Link drivers
Accept copyright notice
Click Next

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Installing Microsoft Visual C++ 2005

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Click Next to install Device Tester Setup
Accept license agreement

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Tick Device Tester Install, click Next

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Install software on C:/Program Files/NEXIQ/Device Tester,click Install
Click Next
Device tester setup installation completed. Click Finish

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Accept windows security warning
NEXIQ USB link drivers installation completed.

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Click Finish.
Restart computer

Step 2: Install INSITE 8.2.0.184

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Extract INSITE8.2.0.184 zip folder to desktop
Open INSITE 8.2.0 folder

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Open autorun
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Click Manual Install Options->Required Installs->Install INSITE
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Select software language

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Install Microsoft.NET Framework 4.5 Full, INSITE data pack, INSITE CSS service

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Verify PC date and time, click Next
Accpet license agreement

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Finish install INSITE 8.2 software

Step 3: Activate INSITE 8.2.0

Run Cummins INSITE software on dekstop as Administrator
Accept 2 license agreements
Exit INSITE software
Delete all INSITE files on desktop

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Download and paste the Cummins INSITE 8.2.0 pro or lite version patach on desktop

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Run “820 PRO” and send the ID to your dealer

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The dealer will send you user name and activation key

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Paste user name and registration key to corresponding area

Click on Register.

Activation success.

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Now you can use INSITE software with NEXUQ/Xtruck USB Link hardware.

How to set wifi about the item bmw icom with wifi

Newest Version BMW ICOM A2 For BMW Diagnostic & Programming Tool
1.with latest Software, Adapter and WIFI .
2. It is Second generation of BMW ISTA Diagnose and programming system.
3. Best BMW ICOM.

How to set wifi about the item bmw icom with wifi

Pay attention the bmw icom wifi setting

1.Usb wifi insert the computer usb connection firstly.
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2.Close the computer wifi itself and other new added wifi, only ours device usb wifi, Wired connection port can not connect cable or device.

3.after confirmation, then boot computer.

4.And then confirm all the network is turned off and no connection of wired cable.

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The picture shows wifi can not turn off, it is ours wifi.it is normal when it shows”X”

5.Start software and choose wifi for ICOM.

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6.And then connect icom a2 to car, wait 20 to 60 seconds, you can see the device wlan led not blinking or slowly blinking.

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It shows usb wifi and icom a2 wifi communication is ok.

7.Now you can click diagnosis or programming software)

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when you get this notice, just click ok.And don’t close it, just narrow it down.

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recognize the device  normally

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Free Download GM Tech2 Software for PC

GM Tech2 TIS2000 Tech2Win full software for PC/laptop:

Tested version:

TIS200 software and USB key:

http://www.obd2tool.com/goods-150-Best+Quality+GM+Tech2+GM+Diagnostic+Scanner+For+GM+SAAB+OPEL+SUZUKI+ISUZU+Holden.html

Tech 2 32mb card full software:

http://www.obd2tool.com/goods-1568-GM+Tech2+GM+Scanner+-CANdi++TIS+(Works+for+GMSAABOPELSUZUKIISUZUHolden).html

Software included:

GM
GM-English         V33.004 1991-2013
GM-Germany      32.002 1991-2013
GM-Spanish       31.006

OPEL
OPEL-English     2010 V180  1997-2014
OPEL-Italian       133.001 1997-2012
OPEL-Germany  85.001 1997-2008
OPEL-Spanish   91.001 1997-2009

SUZUKI
SUZUKI-English   01.210.020

SAAB
SAAB-English     148.000

ISUZU
ISUZU-English  107.021 2006-2010

Holden
HOLDEN-English  149.000 1999-2013

NOTE: software above from obd2tool.com is tested 100% and confirmed to work perfect with all kinds Tech 2 scan tools from China:

2018 New LAUNCH X431 iCarScan

2018 New LAUNCH X431 iCarScan Auto Diagnostic Tool Full Systems For Android/IOS With 10 Free Software Update Online

Launch ICARSCAN Obd2 Scanner:
1. Multi-Language: English,German, Spanish, French,Korea,Russian,Portuguese
2. Build-in bluetooth, easily connects with Android/ios smartphone
3. 10 free brand of software for your selection: You can free to download any 10 software( including car software and special functions). If you need more other softwares, pls buy it from APP store.
4. Full systems and complete function dignosis for the most extensive coverage of OE-level diagnostics
5. Widest carline software coverage: Support the generic OBD, CAN bus, and proprietary protocols of over 70 car manufacturers and 2, 500 car models;
6. Support multiple special function software and actuation tests incl.Oil / Service reset, ABS bleeding, IMMO & key programming, throttle body adaptation, brake pads,steering angle reset,battery matching, DPF regeneration,Injector coding
7. Intuitive interface and easy to use

Attention:
1.The iCarScan scanner will not come with software in the package, only hardware. After you receive the device, scan the QR code at the back of the package, download and install the APK, then you can free download Demo Smart OBDII diagnostic software and Any 10 softwares (The Car softwares and The specica function softwares ).
2.If you need more car software, please contact us to purchase or buy it from app store directly.

ICarScan Knowledge is power PROTECTED AND RESERVE THE POWER OF YOUR CAR
The Launch X431 iCarScan VCI (vehicle communication interface) can turn your Android/ios smartphone into a professional automotive diagnosis tool. Users can communication with automotive’s OBDII socket via BlueTooth with an Android smartphone, to achieve full systems and full function diagnosis, include reading/ clearing trouble codes, data stream, actuation test, adaptation, ECU coding & programming, oil reset, other special function, etc.

Launch ICARSCAN VS Launch M-Diag VS Launch X431 idiag:

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Car Software Brand List:
America car List:
USAFORD, Chrysler, GM.

European Car List:
ABARTH, BENTLEY, BENZ, BMW, BUGATTI, CITROEN, FERRARI, FIAT, JAGUAR, LANCIA, LANDROVER, MASERATI, MAYBACH, MINI, OPEL, PEUGEOT, PORSCHE, RENAULT, ROLLSROYC, ROMEO, ROVER, SAAB, SEAT, SKODA, SMART, SPRINTER, VOLVO, VW, AUDI

Asia Car List:
ACURA, DAEWOO, DAIHATSU, HOLDEN, HONDA, HYUNDAI, INFINITI, JPISUZU, KIA, LEXU, LUXGEN, MAZDA, MITSUBISHI, NISSAN, PROTON, SSANGYONG, SUBARU, SUZUKI, TOYOTA

China Car List:
QIRUI_TY, FLYER, HAOQING, CHANGCHENG, TRUMPCHI

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 2.Special function Software Brand List:

RESET SAS, RESET BMS, RESET BLEED, RESET BRAKE, RESET DPF, RESET ETS, RESET GEAR, RESET IMMO, RESET INJEC, RESET OIL, RESET TPMS
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Launch iCarScan Obd2 Scan Tool Features:
1.I/M Readiness Monitor
2.Read DTC’s
3.Clear DTC’s
4.Read Freeze Frame Data
5.Read and Graph Data Stream PID’s
6.Full System Scan
7.Actuation Tests
8.Special Functions

Here is a brief introduction of special functions in the main menu and that under a model.
1. Special function in the main menu
If users choose special functions in the main menu and select one, then users can perform this function for all models developed in the list.
For example, users go to Special Functions in the main menu for oil reset, they can reset oil for all cars listed there like BMW, Toyota, Honda and cannot go to diagnosis or others.
2.Special functions under a model
That is a special function like oil reset after users go to BMW software.
For example, users go to BMW software, there must be lots of functions incl. Special Functions. Then, they can select oil reset for the BMW model.

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Launch Icarscan Package List:
1pc x Launch X431 iCarScan Connector with 8 free softwares
1pc x Password Paper

Piws tester 2 VCI Selfcheck Error Hard Disk Data Lost

Some of ALLSCANNER VCX-PLUG users with Porsche Piwis Tester (power-on password is porsche2018) share their feedback on VCI selfcheck error or hard disk data lost. Here the engineer give you the solution step by step as follows:

Tip 1, actually Piws tester 2 selfcheck function is not working, do not click [Settings] – [VCI Configuration], otherwise you will get error.

Tip 2, Piws hard disk is not compatible with other computer, but only CF30 packed with Piws tester 2. Do not take out of the hard disk from the CF30 laptop and install it on other computers, otherwise the data maybe get lost and hard to recover.

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The engineer advises piws users follow his instructions step by step as shown below, improper operation will cause error:

Step 1.Start the car or turn on ignition.

Step 2.Connect Professional Diagnostic Tool Porsche Piws to the car, wait until the indicator light flashes then connect USB cable to the computer.

Step 3.Choose car model you want to test.

Step 4.Enter PIWS TESTER II diagnostics.

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Step 5.When the system appears “Control unit selection: Loading control unit selection”, it means Porsche PIWS TESTER 2 is working.

NOTE: you won’t see control unit list if car diagnostic scanner Porsche Piwis 2 not connect properly or piws has something wrong.