BMW ICOM VS ICOM NEXT

I am looking to buy a good diagnostic tool for bmw, my question is:

which is the best, bmw icom or ICOM Next and why please? also important question is, if i buy icom next is needed to buy icom P for programming newer cars? as i see if buy bmw icom, should to buy also icom p, but i don’t know for icom next.

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Improved Functionality and Performance:

1. Gbit workshop LAN,backwards compatible
2. Preparation for Gbit LAN on vehicle OBD(cars do not yet supportthis and interface not yet defined,ICOM Next hardware adaptation will be necessary for future Gbit car interface,will cause adaptation costs)
3. Faster start-up times and high throughput
4. Through high-performance,low-power ARM SoCBMW ICOM NEXT A+B+C QC MARK
5. Improved handling
6. More flexible OBD cable
7. Lighted button for logs etc

BMW ICOM NEXT A+B+C Diadnostic Head Overview?

Functionally compatible to ICOM A2
Mechanical design similar ICOM A2
Backwards compatible to car adapters (ICOM B, C) and motorcycle adapters (ICOM D, E)

BMW ICOM NEXT A+B+C Specifications:

Zeroization of data on tamper detection
Secure supply chain assurance
Key storage using physically un-clonable function
CRI Pass-Through DPA Patent Portfolio
Advanced cryptographic Services

If you use BMW ICOM Next V2018.09 , it is better if you have computer as below:
1pc x BMW ICOM A2 Interface
1pc x BMW ICOM B Most
1pc x BMW 20pin Cable
1pc x USB Cable
1pc x OBD2 Cable
1pc x LAN Cable
1pc x NEW EVG7 DL46/HDD500GB/DDR4GB Diagnostic Controller Tablet PC

Audi Mileage Correction A6A7 DSP3 Magic

2018 DSP III KM Tool DSP3 DSPIII Odometer Correction Device for 2010-2017 Years New Models By OBD2 Car Diagnostic Tool.

DSP Ⅲ can program digital odometers, airbag modules, car radios, car immobilizers. It is a high-quality embedded system, which offers a maximum of flexibility and working comfort

Mileage Correction on Audi A7 2011+ all OBD Even a £5k SMOK tool wants you to prepare dunp first This is one of the only tool that does Audis 11-17 all OBD, MAGIC

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Why do you get icarscan

Here is a brief introduction of special functions in the main menu and that under a model of ICarScan Launch.
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 Diagnostic 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 10 free softwares
1pc x Password Paper

Why does MDI Explorer display UPDATE MDI SW

1.Why does MDI Explorer display UPDATE MDI S/W?
The MDI software needs to be updated. This condition typically occurs when new MDI software is installed on the PC.
Connect to MDI with USB.
*  Select ‘Update MDI’
*  Start Update’ to perform a software update

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2.Why does the MDI Manager not detect an MDI interface but the Properties tab indicates that the interface is properly configured?
In order for an MDI’s interface (wired Ethernet or wireless) to be detected by the MDI Manager, the PC must also be configured for communications on the same network.
*  For wireless communications, verify that the PC can communicate with the Access Point or Router being used by the MDI.
*  For wired Ethernet, verify that the PC can communicate with other devices on the network

3.Why does the MDI Explorer display UPDATE PC S/W?
This condition occurs if someone else has updated an OBD-II scan tool MDI from a different PC. The MDI contains newer software than the PC. The PC software needs to be updated

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Top 5 Reasons To Get CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Tool Adapter III

Best Quality Cat ET Diagnostic Adapter III 2018A Version (Real Caterpillar ET3 Adapter III)

Top 5 Reasons To Get CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Tool Adapter III
1. Latest Version:2018A
2. Supported Operating System: windows XP, Windows 7  32 bits
3. After install the software , we will active the software 2018 version for you by remote.
4. Supported Language: English, Chinese, Danish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
5. Support All cars of CAT

2018A Cat ET software as Cat Caterpillar ET 2015A Software update version, 2018A Caterpillar Electronic Technician softwarer With Heavy Duty Scanner CAT ET 3 Cat caterpillar adapter 3 support caterpillar diagnostic till 2018.

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Cat et Caterpillar Electronic Technician Software 2018A V1.0:
Type of catalogue: Caterpillar Electronic Technician Diagnostic Software
Make: Caterpillar
Region: WorldWide all region

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Caterpillar ET Software 2017A Functions :
This diagnostic app allows you to:
View active and logged diagnostics.
View events where irregularities occurred and were logged by the ECM.
View the status of a group of parameters (temperatures, pressures, etc.) simultaneously.
Record and log performance data.
Graph a group of status parameters.
View the current configuration of an ECM.
Change ECM configurations.
Perform diagnostic tests.
Perform calibrations.
Print reports and diagnostic results.
Please keep in mind that some ecm settings for example, speed limit requires factory password. The factory password generator is not included in this application

Support car list of CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Tool :  

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Package :
1.Real CAT et3 Comm Adapter III(it’s best quality cat et 3,not adapter 2.please check Communication port)
3.USB Cable (From device to your computer)
4.J1939/J1708 9PIN Cable (from device to your truck)
5.6PIN Cable (for old truck)
6.14PIN Cable can work for CAT new model ( Optional : if you need it , should add USD80 one cable )

TEXA Truck vs Autel CV on 2002 Bluebird Cummins ISB

Hello everyone,Tyler with decent laptops we are hooked up to a school bus. This is a 2002 with the condoms.

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It’s actually got a check engine light on and we’re hooked up with our on tell the Autel MaxiSYS MS908CV again. We’re gonna compare it and we also have an allison transmission here, so we’re gonna go compare it to the texta tool so i’m sitting back here slow them away from the engine noise to make a little bit a little bit quieter for the introduce.

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So we’re gonna scan this one did not take too long it only took a couple minutes way shorter than the others and it came up and basically said hey. I got some different things going on here so again these essays standard these ones don’t worry about those even buy a Bluetooth reader to read that generic code stuff we don’t care about that but we do won’t care about how good this MS908CV is.

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When it comes to Diagnostics, so let’s go into the actual Cummins option here and take a look at it all right. so we’ll give it a second to go here, And we’re gonna again kind of compare to Texas that’s kind of our de facto standard

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when it comes to Heavy Duty Truck diagnostic Scanner it’s the best one, We ran across if we come across a better one obviously going we’re happy to tell you about it ECU information again generic information serial numbers product ID torque great all pretty much easy stuff to do and trouble codes so uncommon ‘s at least on the pre-2007 an older one the Attell tool does a much better job.
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It’s gonna give us the PID in the FM i and it’s gonna give us the actual diagnostic code which is zero one two three. I can hit the button and it’s got some built in repair information for that code so Cummins is the only one we found that has built in repair information everything else kind of just goes on the internet to try to find it.

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So we’ll hit exit here and then we’ll go back one more menu as well and we will go look at live data and all parameters. I’m glad you know I kind of like they don’t have a bunch of groups. You’re like on the other ones I get. Why they do it there’s just so many of them that tassel and go to scroll through hundreds of them as a pain in the button. so it’s obviously reading reading everything just fine so that’s that’s good to see. we’ll go back and back one more menu and let’s go to active tests so in this particular engine we only have two tests. the fuel pump lift override pump lift sorry fuel lift pump override and the cylinder cut out tests.

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If I go to special functions we really only have the maintenance monitor that’s all we got so no it doesn’t support it so not too much. we can do for functionality wise. let’s go check out the transmission real quick since we’re already in here transmission okay. let’s go into this thing and give it a shot you better get it okay.

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They’re guys just a little wagon. It’s like a second or third time that’s happened to me. Let’s get in here and as you can see another little weird thing here. It’s called at Freightliner orcas Argosy no it’s not. It’s a Freightliner Bluebird bus is what this one is and again we can read ECU information look at live data I would not expect it to have any repair information in here.

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I was kind of hoping they had a code so we could see if it was reading the right code the P codes is what you want to read on an Allison Transmission. Some tools will read the SP on FM I and those don’t really convert easily to decodes and then there there was a slug of tests available as well which is good to see. So even on an older Allison transmission from 2002 which must be like a gen 3 we can do some stuff which is cool.

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So anyhow there is the auto tell Maxis CV from www.obd2tool.com with an older Cummins now reason the J 1708 stuff and an Allison pre fourth yeah so, It’s at least a third generation maybe even seconds makes it W Tech to even but anyhow there you go we’ll compare it now to the text tool. Alright everyone we’re hooked up with our Texan around little low on battery here. So I’m gonna go fairly quick but we did a global scan we can see ABS transmission engine and the great and we’re going to go right into the engine.  We’re gonna go into the J 1708 side of it the reason there’s two is because on these early 2000s they used a 1939 and J 1708 in a lot of circumstances alright, so you’ll see that quite a bit so first of all there’s our code we can click it one two three PID 102 fmi four and there’s no repair information in tech stuff however the diesel laptops situation we can easily come in here we can find Cummins we can find our ISP 2002 and older and we have all the codes in here right so codes codes codes and more codes.

I’m going to go down to code 123 which is where we work we have pictures of it alright and we have you know the full-blown give any repair information on it as well. We do have knowledge base that also goes in-depth to give you full blown repair information as well comes free for the life of the tool status see.

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What’s position some switches parameters tab had a bunch over there you see you info tab. This is where you’ll see VIN number the the make of the engine, So I knew where to go manufacturing date that’s how we figured that out activations you can see we have a ton more than compared to the hotel tool alright, there’s a whole stack of them there I go over to settings and we have a whole bunch more we can change parameter settings shutdown timers adjustments just a just a pretty pretty big array of parameters that we can get so obviously. we can do a lot more with the text compared to the autel tool again  if you did if you didn’t that’s all you had you could probably get by fixing this truck it had the code, it had the repair information. But we just go much deeper with e with the text tool same thing when you go into the Allison software and the ABS system and again I would spend some more time on this one but we’re literally down to hardly any battery left so anyhow thank you for watching that gives you comparison on the Attell versus the Texas on a pre 2007 Cummins engine

Where do icarscan reset the service intervals?

The ICarScan Launch software is not as intuitive as one would think. Where do you go in the menu to reset the service intervals? Do you know if it will reset brake pad warning? My pads are fine-if so, do you know where that reset is?

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The brake pad warning is automatically reset when you have a working warning sensor. ONCE triggered the sensor MUST BE REPLACED to turn the light off. It is worn through by the brake rotor when the pad backing gets close to the rotor. Your pads may be fine – but if the light is on – at least one sensor isn’t. The sensors are usually replaced with pads – they’re difficult to remove intact once the pads have some heat/time on them, so replacement is considered SOP.

I’m not sure how intuitive you would think the software should be – I personally find it easier to use than the Durametric. The only annoying thing I find is the action of your phones (Android phones) back button is inconsistent. But that’s true for almost any Android app or website, so nothing new there. At least this asks you if you’re sure you want to exit the program before doing it, and reminds you to take the OBD-II dongle when you’re done.

I’ll have to take a look at where the reset functions are for service reminders – I seem to recall them being fairly high up in the menu hierarchy, not difficult to find.

 

I recommend that you buy icarscan on Obd2 tool website. They are cheap, shipping is fast, and after-sales service is also very good. I have been using it for a year and there is no problem with the quality of the product.

How to use the GM Tech2 scan tool to perform GM SPS

Topic: GM SPS Programming: Tech2 Tool Pass Thru Mode ECU TIS2Web TDS Calibration Update
How to use the Tech 2 Scan Tool to perform GM SPS Programming in what is known as Pass-Thru or Legacy Pass Thru mode for calibration updates. This can be for the ECU or any programmable module in the vehicle, such as the EBCM, TCM, or Radio that you may want to reflash.

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I’m going to show you a little bit newer technology. So we’re still with the tech two and at this point I’ve pre-connected some things up here I’ve got connected to the diagnostic interface this the unit accessory for the tech two called a candy module a controller area network diagnostic interface. So this connects to the vehicle and then it connects to the tech 2 and then in the tech 2.

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If we were to go into our SPS system what I’m gonna try to show you here. This particular vehicle work we’re working on right now is a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt.

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If we go to request. What we’re gonna find out really quick is after we say Chevrolet well. We don’t have anything newer than 2007 that we can select. Because this 2000 which is what the remote mode is set up for.

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So how can we update the firmware on the modules for this 2009 well we’re gonna have to go to this to web on the internet. So I’ve got this cable already connected to a laptop over here and we’re going to go ahead and show you how to stew web works which replaced this 2000. So I’m gonna set this guy right next to this laptop sitting on the passenger seat here.

Warning: Pay very close attention to the instructions around power cabling and battery readiness as a power fluctuation during an SPS programming procedure can permanently damage a controller module.

This applies to the genuine Vetronix, HP or Bosch built Tech2 as well as high quality Chinese clones equally and for all makes under General Motors such as Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Hummer, Saturn, Opel, Vauxhall, and Saab.. The programming is illustrated using a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt LS and the www.acdelcotds.com subscription service features using a Techline PC using Tech2 legacy passthru mode to update the Radio.

Applicable to model year 2008 thru 2013, which is when the Tech2 ended and was fully replaced by the GM Multiple Diagnostic Interface tool, or GM MDI and MDI 2 and TIS 2 Web subscriptions. This method is available with TIS2000 for GM vehicles older than 2008 as well.

 

I recommend that you buy gm tech2 on Obd2 tool website. They are cheap, logistics is fast, and after-sales service is also very good. I have been using it for a year and there is no problem with the quality of the product.

OBD2TOOL, AUTEL DISTRIBUTOR OF CHINA

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We www.obd2tool.com, because the official distributor of China Autel diagnostic devices, provide sales and soon after sales support to our clients with our expert group.

AUTEL would be the leader of manufacturer firm using the support of its products.

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Autel Automobile Scanner Technical Detail;

– Compatible with 1996 Model and above all cars

– Capable to carry out diagnostic operations in American, Europe, and Asia Groups cars

– Able to update online

– Assistance far more than 80 brands and models

– Able to attain technical codes and wiring diagrams

– Study and delete Error Code

– Displaying live data

– Adaptation and Programming

– Calibration

– TPMS Reset

-You can easily execute all diagnostic operations including Dpf Regeneration.

Autel Diagnostic Scanner can be a skilled device which has a screen of its own and is actually a user-friendly device.

It truly is more rapidly and more specialist than the other device using the assist of Cortex-A9 quad-core processor.

Autel gives lengthy operating time as much as eight hours. With the Wife function, It gives connection as much as 230 meters.

As OBD2TOOL.COM we’ve got the honor to represent Autel diagnostic tools to our valued costumers.

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Guide to the Best OBD2 Auto Scanners for 2018 & Beyond

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Auto scanners are great for those who need to diagnose, interface with, and reprogram their car controls. If you are in need of one of these, it is wise to know what is hot on the market and what is not, so you get a quality product for the price you pay. Fortunately for you, we have done all of the research needed to help you decide what tool will work best for you.

Not only have we put together a list of what to look for in an auto scanner and what makes one great, but we have also highlighted the top five for sale today that reviewers are currently raving about. Let’s compare them all before going further into details.

What Exactly Is an Auto Scanner and What Does It Do?

The first thing you need to know is what this does exactly to determine if you are actually in need of one. This is a quality gadget that is able to connect to your car’s on-board computer. When it does this, it has the ability to read data that is generated by the computer in the vehicle. It also has the useful capability of resetting those codes. Codes on a car can be detected without having an car diagnostic tool but those methods are used just in emergency cases when you got no other options. Check out our dedicated article on this topic.

How to Choose the Right One for You

You must decide if you need a higher end unit or just a basic option. The basic one is typically more affordable and has the ability to both erase and detect engine codes. If you just simply need the codes in order to do repairs on the vehicle or to keep your mechanic in line, this is a solid choice.

The issue with the basic ones is that they tend to have trouble with compatibility. Many of these have been improved over the years though and are almost able to function like the higher end choices. Just be sure to do solid research before going with this option.

When it comes to the top-of-the-line units, the obvious downfall is that they are more expensive. The good part? They have more functions and capabilities. It should include live data options, a great deal of memory to save scans to watch later, the ability to print, on-screen definitions, ABS capability, options to update and retrieve the vehicle identification number, and so much more.

As you can see, there is definitely a difference between the two, so it really depends on your personal preference and what you need the device for.

If you want to learn everything there is to know about car error codes head out to this article.

Quick and Easy-To-Use Product

Many people forget about this part when looking at all of the functions and capabilities the gadget has, but it is very important to find one that is truly made with quality and care. If the gadget is slow, constantly freezes up, or if it is incredibly difficult to figure out, you should stay far away from it.

While these scanners can be high-end products with tons of great features, they should not give you a headache trying to use them or figure them out. Just keep this in mind when browsing through the many options out there.

Be Sure It Is Compatible with the Vehicles You Need to Scan

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It is important to guarantee the tool you select is fully compatible with the vehicles that you have. As stated earlier, if you buy a more expensive product or higher quality one, your chances of compatibility are very high. It is the cheaper ones that may bring forth issues, so do the research before you end up with a gadget that does not work for you.

Think About Computer Accessibility
As you will notice in some of our reviews on the website, not all of these devices are accessible to both PCs and Macs. Depending on the type of computer you have, this could pose a potential issue. It is nothing to really worry about; just be sure whatever option you buy works with the type of computer you have, or you will be stuck with something that you cannot use.

Look for the Following Features to Guarantee Top Quality

Know About the Updating Options

There are some key things to look for that will pretty much guarantee the product you buy is the top choice out there. Check out the updating capabilities it has. It can be very expensive to keep updating your item, and many companies require you to do the pricy updates every single year.

On the other hand, there are manufacturers out there who allow you to skip a year or two if you need to and simply catch up without any extra fees when you are able. This is very important because if you cannot afford the yearly updates and they are mandatory, you may be in big trouble.

Does It Have Bi-Directional Control?

This is an incredible feature that should not be overlooked. This means the product is able to actuate specific sensors that are on the car in order to determine what the other sensors will end up doing in order to compensate. This comes in very handy, so try and select one that includes this.

How Many Years Has the Unit Been Around?

As you probably already know, technology rapidly changes as each year goes by. That being said, if you buy one that is over four to five years old, you may end up being a little disappointed. It is worth your money to spend a little extra and get a newer one to guarantee it works properly and will last you longer.

These are all key things to look for and think about when shopping for your best OBD scanner uk. Now that you have a little knowledge about these devices, let’s jump into the top three we found on the market that you should consider.

Scan Away!
Now that you know everything you possibly need to about the best auto scanners, what to look for when shopping for one, and all about the top three, you can make an informed decision.

Although our reviews are in-depth and include all of the information you need to decide what will work for you, it is still suggested that you do a little more searching around on your own, read reviews online, see what users are saying, and maybe ask professionals in your area as well for advice and suggestions. When making a purchase like this, you want to be sure you do it right the first time around, so that it will work for you for many years to come.

Before you know it, you will have an excellent product such as launch scanner that is able to scan all of your vehicles for you in an efficient and quality way.