DIY Car Repair and Test Tool
2015年 08月 28日
Launch X431 5C/ 5C Pro is the newly rolled out replacement of Launch X431 V Pro in functions, features and price. As one of the Launch product, it features as a Multi-brand vehicle diagnostic scanner. Here is the vehicle region and model Launch 5C /5C pro supported.
Launch 5C does not contain OBD2 extension cable
Launch 5C Pro comes with OBDII extension cable
WIFI/Bluetooth wireless connection:
X-431 5C pro scanner support multi car makes from Asia, Domestic (China), Europe and America etc.
Asia vehicle coverage:
Acura, Daewoo, Daihatsu, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, Kia, Lexus, Luxgen, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Ssangyong, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota etc
European vehicle makes list:
Alfa Romeo, Audi, BMW, Citroen, Fiat, Ford(EU), GAZ, Jaguar, Lancia, Land rover, Mercedes-Benz, Opel, Opel (S.A.), Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Rover, Saab, Seat, Skoda, Smart, Sprinter, VAZ, Volvo, VW
American car list:
Chrysler, Ford and GM (Saab, Cadillac etc)
Domestic car list:
Brilliance auto, BYD, CHANGAN, CHANGHE, Geely, JIAO, Great Wall, HAFEI, JAC, JINLONG,ISUZU, LIUWEI-TY, QIRUI-TY, TIANJIN FAW, XINKAI, ZHONGSHUN, ZHONGTAI, ZHONGXING
2015年 08月 26日
Scania truck diagnostic tool VCI2 SDP3 software has released to V2.23 without USB dongle that added more models and solved more FQ items.
Software version: SDP3 V2.23 (V2.21 optional)
Multi-Language: English/ German/ Spanish/ French/ Japanese/ Dutch/ Polish/ Portuguese/ Swedish/ Norwegian/ Suomi/ Turkish/ Italian/ Czech/ Russian.
Operating system: Windows 7 ONLY
How to update SDP3 to V2.23?
Please order and install SH26-S1: Scania SDP3 V2.23 software and install it to run an upgrade. The newest SDP3 (Scania Diagnosis & Programming) V2.23 software comes without USB dongle which makes installation easier than previous version (V2.17, V2.21)
How to install Scania SDP3 V2.23?
Scania SDP3 VCI3 V2.23 software installation and activation video
1) Install Adobe Reader 9
2) Install NET Framework
3) Install SDP3 V2.23 software
4）Activate SDP3 VCI3
5) Connect Scania VCI module
6) Run & Configure VCI2 SDP3
1) Install Adobe Reader 9
Insert SDP3 2.23 DVD software into computer
Open DVD Drive (E:) Scania 2.23
Open “AdeRdr920-en-US” to install Adobe Reader 9.2
Click “Finish” if installation completed
2) Install NET Framework
Install “.NET Framework4.5.1” setup
Accept license agreement
3) Install SDP 2.23 software
Copy and paste “SDP3 2.23” zip file to desktop
Extract the “SDP3 2.23” rar. File
Open the “SDP3 220.127.116.118” application on the folder
Accept license agreement
Make sure that the VCI unit and the SDP3 USB key are disconnected from the computer before continuing installation. Click “OK”
SDP 2.23 setup completed. Click “Finish”
4) Activate SDP3 V2.23
Open “replace patch” folder
Copy and replace all the SDP3 DLL files in the folder on “C:/Program Files/Scania/SDP3”
Follow this way: Right click SDP3 on desktop>> “Properties”>> Click “Open File Location”>> “Paste” >> “Copy and replace”
Install SDP3 Patch
Open “Scania patch” on Scania VCI 2.23 DVD
Enter Unique ID and License in the windows next
NOTE: Please email your dealer to get activation ID. The supplier will calculate the activation code
Click “patch” button
5) Connect Scania VCI2 module
Connect Scania VCI unit with computer
Wait the system to detect Scania VCI2 hardware driver
Open My Computer>>Device Manager>> CAN Hardware (Kvaser)>>Scania VCI2 to check well communication is built
6) Run & configure SDP3 2.23 software
Open SDP3 software on desktop
Click “Yes” to accept system warning message
Close SDP3 software
Open “SDP3 Configurator” software on desktop
Select “Language” tab, select software language you need from the list
Click “Ok” to save setting
Run SDP3 software and perform diagnostic or programming functions.
2015年 08月 25日
Bluetooth/WIFI ELM327 OBD2 scanner and Vgate ELM327 scan tool, which one is better to choose for DIYers? Check comparison below:
1) Both designed with standard 16-pin diagnostic connectors.
2) Both ELM 327 and Vgate scanner share the same hardware version V1.5 and software version V21.
3) Both perform similar functions:
Intake Manifold pressure (MAF/MAP)
Intake Air Temperature
Air Flow Rate
Absolute Throttle Position
Oxygen sensor voltage /short term fuel trim
Bluetooth/WIFI ELM327 code reader, any good?
Bluetooth ELM327 OBD2 code reader for Android
ELM327 WIFI Interface
ELM327 code scanner support protocols:
All OBDII protocols
ISO 11898(aka. CAN)
ISO 14230(aka. KWP2000)
ISO 15765(aka. CAN)
Benz 2001/02/03 W203 C200K (ISO)
BMW X5 2002 (ISO) Chevrolet Aveo (ISO)
Citroen C3 2004 (ISO) Daihatsu YRV 2005 (ISO)
Daihatsu YRV Turbo 2006 (ISO)
Fiat Tipo 2002 (ISO)
Ford New Focus 2006(CAN)
Honda Accord 2006 JDM (ISO)
Honda Accord Euro R 2004 JDM (ISO)
Honda City GD8 (ISO)
Honda Civic ES 1.6A (ISO)
Honda Integra Type R DC5 JDM (ISO)
Honda Jazz 1.4M (ISO)
Hyundai Accent 2004 (ISO)
Hyundai Getz 1.3A 2004 (ISO)
Hyundai Getz 1.6M 2004 (ISO)
Hyundai Matrix 2004 (ISO)
Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4A (ISO)
Hyundai Sonata GLS (ISO)
Hyundai Sonata 2005 (ISO)
Hyundai Tuscani FX (ISO)
Kia Carens 2005 (ISO)
Kia Magentis 2005 (ISO)
Kia Rio LS (ISO)
Kia Sorento SUV 2005 (ISO)
Lexus es300 Mazda 2 (CAN)
Mazda 5 (CAN)
Mazda 6 (CAN)
Mazda Premacy 2001 (ISO)
Mazda RX8 (CAN)
Mitsubishi Colt 2003 (ISO)
Mitsubishi Colt Plus 2005 (ISO)
Mitsubishi Eclipse(GST-----Turbo Car can be tested for the year 1995-2000; RS/GS----1994-1996 GS all can do; Turbo Car for the year 1996-2000,only have speed and TPS, can clear the DTCS)
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 2006 (ISO)
Mitsubishi Pajero 3.5 V6 2006 (ISO)
Nissan Sunny B14 (ISO)
Nissan Sunny VIP FB15 (ISO)
Nissan X-Trail 2.0L 2004 (ISO)
Nissan X-Trail 2.5L 2004 (ISO)
Peugeot 206 2001 –Only can show RPM
Peugeot 206 (ISO)
Peugeot 307 (ISO)
Peugeot 407 (ISO)
Renault Megane II 2005 (ISO)
Renault Kangoo 2006 (ISO)
Subaru Impreza 1.6TS 2002 (ISO)
Subaru Impreza WRX 2005 (ISO)
Toyota Camry 2.0A 2004 (ISO)
Toyota Camry 2.4A 2005 (ISO)
Toyota Corolla Altis 1.6A 2005 (ISO)
Toyota Corolla GLXi G8 1999 (ISO)
Toyota Corolla G9 2002 (ISO)
Toyota Vios 2004 (ISO)
Vgate ELM327 scanner, any good?
1) Vgate scan has less vehicle limitation, but ELM327 Bluetooth/WIFI works limited car models.
2) Vgate supports some EOBD car makes, while ELM327 mainly deal with OBDII vehicles.
3) Vgate multiscan performs faster and more reliable
Bluetooth Vgate scan for Andriod/PC
WIFI Vgate scan OBD multi-scan for iOS system
Support OBDII/EOBD2 protocols:
ISO 15765-4 (CAN-B 125Kbps, started since 2003 in USA)
ISO 15765-4 (CAN-C 500Kbs, 11bit ID, 29bit ID, started since 2003 in USA)
ISO 14230-4 (KWP2000)
ISO 9141-2 (5 baud init. 10.4 kbaud, replaced by 14230-4 gradually, stopped in USA in 2008)
SAE J1850 VPW (10.4 kbaud, replaced by 14230-4 gradually, stopped in USA in 2008)
SAE J1850 PWM (41.6 kbaud, replaced by 14230-4 gradually, stopped in USA in 2008)
SAE J1939 the Data link connector standard
PC windows (supports RS232/USB/bluetooth):
Auto Enginuity ScanTool 6.02 for PC in English/German/Hungarian/Spanish
Dashcommand by Palm Performance, Win 95/98/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7, support touch pad.
Easy OBDII 3.0.0
EVOSCAN for Mitsubishi 1994~2009, Mitsubishi EVOX 2008~2010, Subaru SSMII 1997~2007
FiatECUScan for Alfa/Fiat/Lancia, Win XP/Vista/7
GM mode 22 scan tool by Terry
moDiag Professional in English/German/Hungarian/Romanian, Win 2000/XP/Vista/7
OBD 2007 PID reader for PC and pocket PC by GLM Software
OBD Logger Windows & Unix by Jonathan Senkerik
OBDScan for GM Ford Chrysler Mazda. Win 2000/XP/Vista/7
OBD-II ScanMaster 3.52 in English/German/Russian by Wladimir Gurskij
OBD-II ScanMaster Pro
OBD2 Scantool by Ivan Andrewjeski
OBDII for ELM322 by David Huffman
PCMSCAN for Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2K/XP/Vista/Win7
ProScan for Win 98/98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista, NT4.0 SP6A.
pyOBD by Donour Sizemore for MacOSX and Linux
RDDTC Simple Trouble Code Reader by Pete Calinski
Real Scan by Brent Harris, Simple Read & Reset software for older PC.
ScanTest by Ivan Ganev aka a-ser for Pocket PC
ScanMaster-ELM 2.1, Win 98/ME/2000/XP/7, USB/Bluetooth/WLAN, OPEL 1996~2004, Alfa Romeo 1998~2001, Fiat Bravo 1998~2002
ScanXL ELM (1996~2008 Ford, Lincolin, Mercury)
ScanXL PRO, Win 95/98/ME/NT/2K/XP/Vista/7
TouchScan for Win2000SP4, XP SP2, Vista 32/64, 7 32/64, serial/USB/Bluetooth/WiFi/touch screen, EOBD/JOBD, ?90?PID, Nissan
Vauxcheck by Gendan, Vauxhall/Opel 1997~2008 petrol/diesel (2004~2008 CAN bus), Renault Vivaro/Movano, Vectra C diesel 2002~2003
VitalScan 1.3 for Win, Win Mobile, Palm, Win smartphone
WOBD by WDT
Palm/Pocket PC (Supports RS232/USB/Bluetooth):
AutoEnginuity for Win PPC 2002/2003 v4.2, mobile 2003SE/2005 v4.4
AutoEnginuity for Palm 3.5+
EVOScanPPC for Mitsubishi 1994~2009 /Subaru,Win CE 4.2/5.0/6.0, Pocket PC 2002/2003, Win Mobile 5/6/7
OBD Gauge for PalmOS & Pocket PC by Dana Peters
ScanMaster-PPC for Pocket PC, Win Mobile
Nokia Symbian : (supports bluetooth)
AutoMobile (Blackberry, LG, Nokia, Motorola, Samsung, Sony Ericsson)
OBDScope (free trial and paid EUR9.95)
Nokia N800 & N810 internet tablet (supports bluetooth)
Android: (supports bluetooth)
DashCommand 2.9.1 by Palmer Performance
Torque by Ian Hawkins, Android 1.5/1.6/2.0/2.1
VoyagerDash by GTOSoft
2015年 08月 24日
Launch CReader Professional 123 (CRP123) is a new generation of core diagnostic product for professional and individual users released by LAUNCH. CRP123 is DIY diagnostic product that not only includes OBD / EOBD standard protocol diagnosis, but also covers professional diagnostic software for multiple models which can perform comprehensive diagnosis on four main ECU's (ENG\ABS\SRS\AT) of vehicle.
Here is the step-by-step instruction on how to register and update Launch CRP123. The procedure can be applied to Launch X431 Creader VIII CRP129 as well.
Language: English/ French/ Spanish
Register & Update Launch CRP123 instructions:
Register Launch CRP123:
1. Go to http://mycar.x431.com/pad/landingPageIndexProductCRP.action and click the CRP123 or 129 once click update icon. (Figure 1)
2. Download and install the CRP123 or 129 update tool and launch the program when installed.
3. You will be prompted to type in the serial number (located on the back of the tool) (Figure 2)
4. After the Serial # is entered select update and enter the following information. Click Submit (Figure 3)
(If you need the Register Code proceed to the steps 5‐8)
(If you have the Register Code proceed to step 9)
5. The Register code can be found by connecting the supplied USB cord to the CRP12X and inserted into the computer.
6. When the tool has powered up, place curser on the Help icon and press the OK button. (Figure 4)
7. Select Tool Information press OK. (Figure 5)
8. This is the Register Code number for inputting into step 4 (Figure 6)
(Return to step 4 and input the code and then proceed)
9. Install the TF card from the tool into the supplied USB TF card adapter and insert into USB port of CPU.
10. Reopen the CRP update Suite and select the updates you would like to perform or click select all and click Download. (Figure 7)
11. Once all steps are complete, reinsert the TF card into the tool and power the tool via USB in computer or via OBD2 port in vehicle. The tool will prompt you to upgrade, select OK button on tool to proceed. (Figure 8)
12. The registration process is now complete!
Update Launch CRP123
Step 1: visit http://mycar.x431.com/pad/landingPageIndexCrv.action and click icon "Update Tool Download".
Step 2: Download and install "Launch Creader Update Tool ", after installation is complete, run it.
Step 3: Select Language (English, Chinese, French and Spanish available) and input product Serial Number (the serial number is in the back of Creader VII+ /Creader VIII)
Step 4: click "Update" to enter the registration page, input Email and Register Code, click "Submit".
(Note: if you need Register Code, please refer to step 5 to step 8; if you already have Register Code, after submit, skip to step 9.)
Step 5: The register code can be found in the Creader VII+ / Creader VIII. Connect one end of the USB cable to Creader VII+ / Creader VIII, and another end to the computer.
Step 6: Wait until Launch Creader enter the main menu, then Move the mouse pointer to the "Help" icon, finally press the "OK button.
Step 7: select "Tool Information", then press button "OK".
Step 8: the register code shown below is the one needed to enter in the step 4.
(Back to step 4 to input register code and continue)
Step 9: insert TF card into TF card reader, then insert the TF card into the computer.
Step 10: restart the "Launch Creader Update Tool ", select the file you need or click "All", then click "Download" to start the download.
Step 11: After complete download, take out TF card from TF card reader and insert it into the slot of Creader VII+ / Creader VIII, then supply power for Creader VII+ / Creader VIII by the USB cable (one end of the USB cable connect to Creader VII+ / Creader VIII and another end to the computer) or by the vehicle diagnostic socket (connect the OBDII connector of Creader VII+ / Creader VIII to vehicle diagnostic socket ), after the Creader starts, it popup a window prompting " System Upgrade- Sure Upgrade?", select " OK" to upgrade.
Step 12: Update complete!
2015年 08月 10日
Porsche PIWIS Tester II diagnostic software has newly updated to V15.600. Here is the detail software upgrade instruction provided.
Software version: PIWIS V15.600
The new software can be worked with Porsche PIWIS Tester 2, Allscanner VCX Porsche piwis tester, YANHUA Porsche tester 2, VXDIAG MULTI Diagnostic Tool for Porsche and LandRover etc.
Windows XP only (CF-30 laptop CPU: 9300 4GB RAM is recommended)
How to update Porsche PIWIS software to V15.600?
1. Please insert the upgrade DVD into DVD rom, then choose [Tools- DVD Upgrade] the software will install automatically.
2. Click [Yes] to confirm released DVD installation prompt;
3. Click [OK] to confirm the setup.
4. When you seen these screens, you need wait with patient, it might cost around 4-7 hours to finish the whole upgrade process.
5. Open the software after computer reboot, check the Porsche Tester 2 V15.600 software information.
2015年 08月 07日
Both SPX Autoboss v30 and AutoBoss V30 Elite super scanner are sold in obd365. What’s the difference between these two autoboss scanners? Check the table list below:
|Item||SPX AutoBoss V30 diagnostic scan tool||AutoBoss V30 Elite super scanner|
|Image|| || |
|Language||English/ Spanish/ French/ Russian/ German/ Traditional Chinese||English/ Spanish/ Russian/ French/ Italian/ German|
|Connection||USB and Bluetooth connection||USB and WIFI wireless connection|
|Update||One Year Free Update Online||One Year Free Update OnlineUpdate Cost is US$279 1 year later|
|Function||1.Live data graphic display2.Full component activation|
3.Read & change ECU coding
4.Setting of adaptation values
5.CANBUS function supported
6.Internet update function
8.Testing report saving function
9.VOLKSWAGON immobilizer III
10.Coding of the new control modules
11.NISSAN idle speed self learning function
12.Multi-language for international market demand
13.Hand-held independent operation, supporting PC link
|Live data and graphing, performs actuations and adaptationsElectronic parking brake, Service light reset and much more|
Cutting edge operation system: Windows CE
European & Asian vehicles with dealer-level power
Read & change ECU coding
Coding of the new control modules
Internet update function
Testing report saving function
All necessary cables and adapters included
One universal connector for most vehicles, including all CAN vehicles
|Vehicle support||12V cars only||12V cars only, more than 57 makes|
|Price in obd365||US$499.00||US$1099.00|
|NOTE||1) Both autoboss scanner can be updated to official website:: http://www.autoboss.net/en/V30Update.asp2) SP31 SPX autoboss v30 scan tool is currently out of production. Autoboss V30 Elite scanner is a new developed scanner for new car models and will continuously add new cars.|
3) New V30 elite scanner support WIFI and with built-in printer, while old v30 does not.
4) You need to order V30 Elite security card to update the scanner.