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September 19, 2019 by Chasen Black
This instruction show you guide on how to use Foxwell NT530 tool to read and clear diagnostic trouble code.
Read Codes menu lets you read trouble codes found in the control unit.
Typical code status include:
● Present/Permanent/Current Codes
● Pending Codes
Present/Permanent/Current codes stored in a control module are used to help identify the cause of a trouble or troubles with a vehicle. These codes have occurred a specific number of times and indicate a problem that requires repair.
Pending codes are also referred to as maturing codes that indicate intermittent faults. If the fault does not occur within a certain number of drive cycles (depending on vehicle), the code clears from memory. If a fault occurs a specific number of times, the code matures into a DTC and the MIL illuminates or blinks.
History codes are also referred to as past codes that indicate intermittent DTCs that are not currently active.
To read codes from a vehicle:
1. Scroll with the arrow keys to highlight Read Codes from Function Menu and press the ENTER key.
A code list including code number and its description displays.
2. Use the up and down arrow keys to scroll through data to select lines, and left and right arrow keys to scroll back and forth through different screens of data.
3. Press function key Save to store DTC information. Press function key Freeze Frame to view freeze data.
Freeze Frame Data: a snapshot of critical vehicle operating conditions automatically recorded by the on-board computer at the time of the DTC set. It is a good function to help determine what caused the fault.
4. Use left and right arrow keys to scroll back and forth through different screens of data.
5. Press function key Save to store freeze frame information. Or use the BACK key to exit.
Clear Codes menu lets you to clear all current and stored DTCs from a selected control module. Also it erases all temporary ECU information, including freeze frame. So make sure that the selected system is completely checked and serviced by technicians and no vital information will be lost before clearing codes.
● To clear codes, make sure that the ignition key is switched to ON with the engine off.
● Clear Codes does not fix the problem that caused the fault! DTCs should only be erased after correcting the condition(s) that caused them.
To clear codes:
1. Scroll with the arrow keys to highlight Clear Codes from Function Menu and press the ENTER key.
2. Follow the on-screen instructions and answer questions about the vehicle being tested to complete the procedure.
3. Check the codes again. If any codes remain, repeat the Clear Codes steps.
Foxwell NT530 Scanner
September 9, 2019 by Chasen Black
This instruction focus on how to use Autel IM608 to diagnose your vhicle,it show you read and clear diagnostic trouble codes.
Now,Autel company released their Autel APB112 key simulator used with Autel IM608 and Autel IM508.
Autel IM608 Read & Clear DTCs:
Connect IM608 to vehicle,then enter menu to select diagnosis,and select Auto Scan to identify vehicle.
This function retrieves and displays the DTCs from the vehicle’s control system. The Read Codes screen varies for each vehicle being tested. On some vehicles, freeze frame data can also be retrieved for viewing. The sample Read Codes screen displays as below:
1Autel MaxiIM608 Diagnostics Toolbar Buttons – see Table 4-2 Operation Toolbar Buttons on page 38 for detailed descriptions of the operations for each button.
Code Column – displays the retrieved codes from the vehicle.
Status Column – indicates the status of the retrieved codes.
Description Column – detailed descriptions for the retrieved codes.
Snowflake Icon – only displays when freeze frame data is available for viewing; selecting this icon will display a data screen, which looks and behaves similar to the Read Codes screen.
Help – tap to view fault code information, including fault description,condition for fault identification, and driver information.
Freeze frame – tap to view the freeze frame data.
Search – tap to search related fault code information on Google.
ESC – tap to return to the previous screen or exit the function.
After reading the retrieved codes from the vehicle and certain repairs have been carried out, you can decide to erase the codes from the vehicle using this function. Before performing this function, make sure the vehicle’s ignition key is in the ON (RUN) position with the engine off.
To erase codes
1Tap Erase Codes from the Function Menu.
2A warning message displays to advice of data loss if this function is completed.
a) Tap Yes to continue. A confirming screen displays when the operation is successfully done.
b) Tap No to exit.
3Tap ESC on the confirming screen to exit Erase Codes.
4Perform the Read Codes function again to check if codes have been erased successfully.
August 22, 2019 by Chasen Black
2) Select “Download Center” option under “Navigation” tab
3) Enter Download Center program, download the “Update Tool”
4) Then download the software you need to update
5) Save the update software to be downloaded to a certain folder
6) Open and run Xtool “Update Tool-V* exe” setup on the desktop
7) Follow the system prompt until the update tool installation is completed
8) Then remove the SD card from the Xtool PS2 truck diagnostic tool to the SD card reader and then connect it to the computer.
9) Open the Xtool Update Tool on the desktop when the SD card has successfully connected with your computer
10) Click the browse button to select the folder where you going to put the software winrar files.
Click Confirm button and it will reads your PS2 serial number and the software.
11) Select the software to be updated and click the Update button to update
12) Wait until PS2 GDS software update is completed.
August 13, 2019 by Chasen Black
August 7, 2019 by Chasen Black
Here uobd2 show you the test report on VVDI super chip and VVDI Mini Key programmer to clone Ford Mazda 8C.
VVDI2 v6.5.0 or newer version
VVDI KEY TOOL
VVDI MINI KEY TOOL
Put the original car key into the coil for identification.
Tap “Transponder Clone”.
Tap “Read Transponder”.
Select “Ford/Mazda 8C clone”.
July 18, 2019 by Chasen Black
Here UOBD2 show you the guide on how to use Foxwell NT530 to identify vehicle identify number.
How to use the Foxwell NT530 scanner to identify the specifications of the vehicle under test.The vehicle identification information presented is provided by the ECM of the vehicle being tested.Therefore, certain attributes of the test vehicle must be entered into the scan tool to ensure the datadisplays correctly. The vehicle identification sequence is menu driven, you simply follow the screen prompts and make a series of choices. Each selection you make advances you to the next screen.Exact procedures may vary somewhat by vehicle. It typically identifies a vehicle by any of thefollowing means:
Foxwell NT530 Smart VIN Mode:
Smart VIN allows to identify a vehicle by automatically reading the vehicle identification number (VIN).
To identify a vehicle by SmartVIN:
1. Scroll with arrow keys to highlight the vehicle application from main menu and press ENTER.
2. Select SmartVIN from the menu, and press the ENTER key.
3. The scan tool starts to communicate with the vehicle and read the Vehicle Specification or VIN
4. Answer YES if the Vehicle Specification or VIN code is correct and a menu of controller selection
displays. Answer NO if incorrect, and you are required to enter the correct VIN number manually
Foxwell NT530 Manual Selection
Manual Selection identifies a vehicle by making several selections according to certain VIN characters, such as model year, and engine type.
To identify a vehicle by manual vehicle selection:
1.Scroll with arrow keys to highlight the vehicle application from main menu and press ENTER.
2.Select Manual Selection from the menu, and press the ENTER key.
3.On each screen that appears, select the correct option and then press the ENTER key. Do this until the complete vehicle information is entered and the menu of controller selection displays.
July 8, 2019 by Chasen Black
This article is to share the newest info of CGDI Prog BMW MSV80 Key Programmer. Include latest update info, FEM/ BDC operation notes.
CGDI BMW Earth-shaking Update (June 11th, 2019)
1.Add BMW E-series iDrive Coding
2.Add BMW Diagnosis and support BMW E/ F/ G series DTC reading and clearing.
Note: CGDI prog BMW diagnostic function can free open and upgrade
Learn more update info as below
CGDI Prog BMW V2.6.0 Update (March 5th, 2019)
1Added: EWS1-3 key matching function
2The E-code is modified to modify the VO code function, and the VO code can be added or deleted directly by the selection method, and the operation is simpler.
3The BMW data modification adds support for both N13 and N55 engine data.
Free download link: http://www.cg100iii.com/download/CGDI_Setup_V2.6.0.zip
BMW FEM/ BDC Operation Notes
FEM/BDC installation location
Chips Operation location Display
95128 IC location
95256 IC location
Key learning position
June 28, 2019 by Chasen Black
Here is a mini post on VXDIAG SE BMW Diagnostic Tool Reviews
VXDIAG VCX SE BMW Function List
1.ECU Upgrade Programming coding,change vehicle configuration VO,import vehicle FSC activation code
2.Matching control unit sets code,changes vehicle configuration and activation code,deletes hidden function
4.Flash programming of Control Unit
5.ECU version upgrade/downgrade,ECU repair after ISSS programming Failure
6.Manual input parameter reading module,reset fault software/hardware Number
7.Vehicle Diagnosis,Delete Fault code,read vehicle data
8.Brush Hiding function,circuit parts drawing query,accessories query,etc.
How to Connect VXDIAG VCX SE Between BMW & PC?
Connect VXDIAG VCX SE BMW to BMW vehicle obd port directly,or you also can connect it by connector,then connect VXDIAG VCX SE BMW to PC by connector cable.
May 31, 2019 by Chasen Black
This article show you the procedures on how to use Yanhua Mini ACDP programmer to program new keys for VW Passat MMC all key lost programming.
More Yanhua Mini ACDP post,please check here:Yanhua Mini ACDP
1). Yanhua ACDP basic module
2). VW MQB/MMC Instrument Module6 + authorization
Yanhua ACDP Software Installation Download Guide for Iphone IOS
Yanhua ACDP Software Installation Download Guide for Android
Step 1: Download, install, settings
* Take Android Phone for example.
1). Browse http://www.acdpmaster.com (Yanhua ACDP official site), click on "Resource download". Donwload "ACDP Android APP", use my phone to scan the QR code.
2). Get the link: https://www. pgyer.com/acdp , click on it to download. Click the icon in the top right corner showed in the picture and open it in the corresponding browser.
3). If you can't see the icon shown as following image 1, tap "Mine", then "System settings", then "App and resource update" , then " Resource file update" and "Resource fix" (image 2), finally, you get to normal menu (image 3)
4). Bind your ACDP to the computer & register the account.
Any question, just tap "Manual" for instructions.
Step 2. Perform VW MQB MMC mileage correction
Tap "VW" and get options:
MQB Platform Instrument
Passat MMC Meter (2015- )
Touareg (2011 -)
1) MQB Platform Instrument with ACDP:
Instrument with NEC35xx (Continental /VDO)
Auto mode and Advanced mode
Tap "Auto mode" then get option " Adjust mileage".
Tap " advanced mode" and get options: reading mileage, adjust mileage, backup data, recover data etc.
2) Passat MMC meter (2015 -) with ACDP:
NEC D70F3525 + 95320
Tap "Help" for wiring diagram
As you can see, you will feel easy to use Yanhua ACDP to perform MQB Platform Instrument and Passat MMC meter (2015 -).
MQB VAG Programmer
May 28, 2019 by Chasen Black
CK360 Easy Check Remote Tester is a new Remote Key Tester for Frequency 315Mhz-868Mhz & Key Chip & Battery 3 in 1, also support Mercedes infrared key detection and Intelligent signal detection,best choice for technicians and repair shop.And here OBD2 will show you how to use it to detect VW MQB keys,include MQB-A and MQB-B.
Note:VVDI Mini Key Tool,Tango and Handy Baby 2 can not identify MQB-B key,but CK360 tester can！
CK360 Tester Identify VW MQB-A and MQB-B Key:
Power on CK360 Easy Check tester, then select key identification menu and put the key on the coil.
Press power button
Then CK360 will start key identification,please wait
Now it show the key information:
And press back button,then put another key on the coil
Press power button to start identification
Show the key information:
More detail about CK360 Remote Tester,please check here: