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Benz W211 Gearbox Programming & Coding by Launch X431

04/09/2021 17:15
After replacing gearbox valve body or gearbox ECU, it is required to perform programming and coding. If still unable to engage the gear or the gear is locked at 3rd gear position, Gearbox Self-learning shall be performed.When strong shock is felt during gearshift, perform this function.So here...

How to Configure WiFi and USB for Original JLR DoIP VCI

03/28/2021 17:08
Part 1: How to Configure WiFi for Original JLR DoIP VCI /setup wireless connection? Original Jaguar Land Rover diagnostic tool JLR DoiP VCI supports both USB and WiFi connection. Here’s the guide to configure the LAN setting. Procedure: Connect JLR DoiP VCI W-F interface with...

How to Restore X431 V X-431 Pro to Factory Settings

03/12/2021 17:34
How to Restore X431 V X-431 Pro to Factory Settings ? Read this before operation: 1. The following method does not apply to X431 V+ and X431 Pro3 2. Please use this function carefully, improper operation may cause the dead of X431 V, besides, after the factory settings are restored, all user...

How to Use HP Tuners vs. Y2K Silverado LM7 & TSP Peformance Cam

03/05/2021 10:08
To begin this HP Tuners Thread… The FIRST Place I went directly to was THIS Site: HPTuners – Connect > Read > Edit > Write > Drive HP Tuners, the home of VCM Suite and the MPVI since 2003. Now enhancing these to new heights with a new feature rich VCM Editor and VCM Scanner, coupled...

How to Use Xhorse VVDI Key Tool Plus Pad to program a key for Mazda CX-7 2007

02/20/2021 18:27
I am gonna use the new tool Xhorse VVDI Key Tool Plus Pad to program a key for Mazda CX-7 2007. The scanner just came to me last week. Xhorse VVDI Key Tool Plus supports DOIP/CAN-FD/ CAN and K protocol switch pin/Chip pin detection/Toyota smart key programming without simulator/Long distance IMMO...

Reset Steering angle sensor via X431 PRO for Buick New Lacrosse

02/20/2021 18:14
This instruction show you guide on how to reset steering angle sensor by X431 PRO. If you want to know more about X431, please click here: How to use launch X431. Steps: Connect X431 interface to Buick New Lacrosse obd port, then run X431 soft. After enter into ESP system,Read 6 error code: U0073...

How to Use Volvo PTT to Diagnose Volvo FM440 Truck

02/11/2021 18:36
This instruction show you guide on how to use Volvo PTT to diagnose engine performance for Volvo FM440 truck. Preparations: How to Download,Install and Activate Volvo Premium Tech Tool PTT 2.7.98? Diagnose Volvo FM440 Truck Engine Performance by Volvo PTT: Connect Volvo PTT interface (VOCOM...

Autel MaxiIM508 + XP400 add keys for 2011 BMW M3 CAS3 step by step

02/11/2021 18:34
Adding a 2011 BMW M3 CAS3+ key via Autel MaxiIM508 W/XP400. had to updated the cas3 module first then do procedure to add a new blank OEM Key. Key has OEM internals with aftermarket case.\ Question: Have Autel MaxiIM608 (=Autel MaxiIM508 + XP400) and doing a CAS3 on the bench today to add key, I...

W124 W212 Xentry star diagnostics Recommend

02/04/2021 13:33
Have a Mercedes W124 2.5d from 1992, W124 2.0 petrol from 1994 and a W212 E350 CDI 10 plate to diagnose, not sure which Xentry Kits to buy, SD Connect C4 is the best. Car model: A Mercedes W124 2.5d from 1992, W124 2.0 petrol from 1994 and a W212 E350 cdi 10 plate. Purpose: I would like to...

ICOM (genuine) Firmware Update Files

02/04/2021 13:23
Hello, guys. I have ICOM Next A (genuine, gray and black) Part Number 81-31-2-360-883. I bought it 2 years ago, so I need a firmware update files for 2020 ISTA+. Bin firmware files that I have with my 2020 ISTA+ HDD  give me a warning “Warning: the image file doesn’t match to the ICOM type” I...
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Can the icarscan change values for certain features

10/15/2018 17:00

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I’ve been reading these posts for months now but still have some questions…
Can the Launch ICARSCAN change values for certain features, such as if I add the Auto Headlight switch?

I’ve read about forced firmware upgrades. Do you have to be online so this thing can check for licensing each time you use it? This concerns me as I’ve been burned more than once when a company disappears or stops supporting an item.

Is there a Windows PC version of this? I see there’s an xTuner E3 that seems similar and they do list Porsche in the pdf manual. I’d much rather use my laptop over a phone or tablet.

The only non-PIWIS tool I know of that can do that is the PRO version of the Durametic and that’s expensive. Everything I’ve read on the auto-headlight switch on the 955/957 is that you plug the new switch in and it works. Have you heard otherwise? The iCarScan did let me add a clock and compass to my CTT that came without them.

Dunno on the required internet access – I don’t believe it does need that once the device you’re running it on is validated by entry of the Serial# and secret enabling code. It would obviously require access to do any updates.

There is no Windows version of it – thank Dog! Every Car Diagnostic Tool I have that uses Windows needs proprietary drivers to talk to their device. And every one of them (I have about 4..) has been a PITA to setup and configure. iCarScan uses standard Bluetoof connections to your iOs device or Android device. Install the software, enter the codes, download the latest versions and it works. It’s not perfect, but I own a Durametric that I simply haven’t bothered plugging in since I got the iCarScan. The output from the iCarScan is more understandable, and it’s easier to use, and doesn’t burn and crash like the Durametric software does.

Its also CHEAPER and includes the ability to install 4 other manufacturers diagnostics. It can be used with ANY number of vehicles for each manufacturer selected.. not just the 3-VIN’s for Porsches that Durametric offers (unless you pay the large $$ for the pro version.).

Compare that to Durametric and you can see why my Durametric stays in the drawer and my iCarScan has accompanied me in the drivers door pocket from NJ to currently Kingman AZ.