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The best Tool to Program BMW Rubber Remote Key Fob

02/21/2020 18:43
BMW key programmer recommendation: 1. Xhorse VVDI2 BMW 2. Yanhua Mini ACDP for BMW 3. CGDI BMW 1. Xhorse VVDI2 BMW TOP 6 Reasons to get VVDI2 VVDI 2 Commander Key Programmer: 1).Comes with all VVDI functions, which is improved to be more stable 2).More vehicle supported, multi Immo...

FREE Caterpillar ET-2019C (Select Level), Diagnostic Software for Caterpillar Engines

02/21/2020 18:39
FREE Setting Caterpillar ET-2019C v1.0 (Select Level), Diagnostic Software for Caterpillar Engines (Electronic Technician), ET 2019C Instructions: 1. Install CAT ET-2019C v1.0, download here: ET 2019C v1.0.exe 2. Run “HWID6″, click “Save to Clipboard”, download here: HWID6.exe, then send to my...

Nissan Sentra 2014 Steering Angle Sensor Adjustment by Launch X431 Torque

01/31/2020 20:57
In this instruction we are going to teach you how to perform a steering angle sensor adjustment on a 2014 Nissan Sentra using the Launch X431 Torque.Launch X431 Torque is new product released by LAUNCH TECH CO.,LTD,and it only available on North American Market.Here for more Launch X431 test...

Launch X431 Throttle Set FRE Memory for Nissan Maxima 2017

01/31/2020 20:55
In this instruction,i will show you guide on how to use Launch X431 Throttle to set memory for Nissan Maxima 2017.For more Nissan projects,please follow this tag:Nissan Repair Cases. Procedures: Connect Launch X431 Throttle to Nissan Maxima,and enter menu to select “Nissan” Select [The Vehicle...

Mercedes W204 All Keys Lost by Autel IM608 + GBOX + XP400 Read Password

01/24/2020 06:01
With last update, Mercedes Benz Software on MaxiIM IM608 did all keys lost W204 C220 CDI with EIS W207 type, succeed computing password in 3 minutes with G-BOX 1 and key programed correctly! Get password: Collecting data and calculating password is in progress. Please wait. The process takes...

How to Use Autel MaxiIM 608 to Detect Vehicle Remote

01/05/2020 15:59
How to Use Autel MaxiIM IM608 to Detect Vehicle Remote Tap Remote Detection from the menu, the function menu displays. Put the key into suitable area and press down any key button. The screen displays the frequency of the key. Tap Read out remote information to check the...

Read BMW EDC17C50 ISN Code from DDE using Autel IM608 & G Box

12/22/2019 16:23
Managed to read 2017 BMW F-series DDE8 edc17c50 isn code in boot mode using Autel MaxiIM IM608 & g box. Note: Autel G box is used to program Mercedes all keys lost and read BMW ISN code with IM608/IM508. Procedure: Remove the engine ECU module from the vehicle and open the engine ECU...

Where To Get MB Star C4 Star Diagnosis Dealer Level SD Connect Multiplexer

12/05/2019 11:52
Star Diagnosis MB Star Compact 4 is the professional diagnostic and programming tool for Mercedes cars and trucks.Mercedes diagnostic tool star C4 support K-line, CAN-BUS & UDS protocol.There are many different quality MB Star C4 in market.Where to get a dealer level Star Diagnosis MB Star...

Autel IM608 All Key Lost Programming for Benz W212 E200 2012 by OBD

11/21/2019 18:01
This show you guide on how to use Autel MaxiIM IM608 to program new smart key for Mercedes Benz W212 E200 all keys lost by OBD. Procedures: Connect Autel IM608 Programmer with JVCI to OBD Connect IM608 with XP400 by USB Connect IR cable (APV101) Then select “IMMO”–>”Mercedes...

How to perform Volvo Vida DICE Full Test by Mean of DICE Test Unit

09/28/2019 17:45
This article show the detail information of how to perform Volvo Vida DICE full test by mean of DICE test unit.   DICE Full Test by Mean of DICE Test Unit: 1.Find the Volvo Vida DiCE Test Unit 2.Power up the DiCE by connecting 12 V DC, part number 9513004, to the DiCE Test Unit. NOTE! The...
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Farmers Thrown Under Bus By Own Lobbying Group in ‘Right to Repair’ Fight

07/23/2019 18:26

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Farmers in California have lost the fight to be allowed to repair their own tractors and equipment thanks to the capitulation of their own lobbying group. This issue has been gathering steam for the last few years, after aggressive moves by John Deere Service Advisor to lock down the equipment. As our Ryan Whitwam wrote last year:

John Deere’s tractor firmware prevents the owners from making an unauthorized repairs. Whenever maintenance is needed, an authorized agent needs to swing by and connect to the tractor with diagnostic software. They okay the repair, and the tractor then works. Without that, it’s a very big paperweight. John Deere charges several hundred dollars for service calls, plus $150 per hour for the technician. When techs aren’t available, they have to wait. The alternative many are starting to turn to is pirating the diagnostic software themselves.

Here’s where things are in the present day: Back in February, the Equipment Dealer’s Association promised to make a few concessions to farmers, promising that repair manuals, product guides, diagnostic service tools, and onboard diagnostics would all be available to farmers by 2021. But the agreement only covers equipment sold on or after January 1, 2021. It says nothing about explicitly making these tools available for older tractors. It also allows tractor manufacturers to continue using software lockouts in ways that could prevent repair. All of this is what the EDA promised voluntarily, with no negotiation. The California Farm Bureau Federation was ostensibly supposed to push for a better deal, including continuing to fight for so-called “Right to repair” legislation in the state legislature. Instead, the organization has signed an agreement with the EDA that codifies the voluntary February offer… and that’s it.

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The only difference between what the EDA offered and what the CFBF agreed to, according to Vice, were some minor adjustments to the statement of principles that were too minor to actually be noted or described. The final document was written entirely by manufacturers, for manufacturers and, as Vice notes, “it enshrines what the Farm Bureau of California now believes farmers are not supposed to do with their tractors, which includes modifying the embedded software.”

Farmers are effectively out of the right to repair fight in California and have literally nothing to show for it that they weren’t getting from the EDA already. The final agreement doesn’t address the fact that Heavy Duty Scanner John Deere monopolizes tractor repair. It makes no provision for the sale of spare parts. It states that repair and diagnostic resources will only be available for tractors that haven’t even been built yet, offering no improvements to farmers today. It does not mention anything about fair and reasonable prices for parts, only fair and reasonable prices for maintenance and diagnostic information. There’s also no mention of how patches, updates, or firmware will be distributed to farmers.

These are precisely the sorts of points that a group like the CFBF might be expected to negotiate on. At the very least, they’re issues that tie into the larger question of how much control manufacturers should be able to exert over a product once it leaves the factory floor. Farmers might be interested in those questions but their representatives apparently weren’t.