Device: VXDIAG multi tool with full brand
When running WIS software, VXDIAG Benz displayed an error “Application blocked by java security”
Change your laptop date/time to 01/01/2019.
UCDS Ford Diagnostic adapter, Ford UCDSYS with Ford UCDS V1.26.008?full function type software support special functions VBF LOADER, UPDATE WIZARD, DIRECT CONFIG. We?share you the UCDS FORD V1.26.008 car list.
FORD UCDS PRO + software display
1.UCDS support special functions like: VBF LOADER, UPDATE WIZARD, DIRECT CONFIG
2.UCDS full license adapter has 35 tokens
3.UCDS support odometer correction
4.UCDS support both online and offline programming
5.UCDS support the reconfiguration of the car, engine firmware stock firmware, chip tuning
UCDS Ford V1.26.008 Supported Vehicles:
-Focus MK2 (2004-2014) C307
-New Focus MK3 (2012-2017) C346
-KUGA/15 KUGA/17 KUGA
-New Mondeo 13 (Mondeo5)
-And other new models
Tech1A: This was the factory scanner for all GM dealers from 1983 to 1995. It is still available, but in limited quantities. The Tech1A can be a solution for restoration speciality shops working on older GM products such as Corvettes or for the private car collector.
GM Tech 2: This is the GM factory scan tool used in all GM dealers since 1996. Model coverage includes all makes and models of GM vehicles including passenger cars, trucks and vans. Model year coverage is from 1992 to 2013. For GM vehicles prior to 1992 you will need a Tech1A or a MasterTech listed below to achieve OEM level functionality.
The Tech 2 will allow your shop to be to ‘dealer level’ capable on all covered GM cars. Scan, pull codes, graph data and have all bi-directional controls available for all vehicle systems including Powertrain, Body, Chassis and Network. This tool will also allow you to re-program controllers with the optional TIS-2-Web program. Click here for brochure on Tech-2 packages and options. Call obd2tool.com to order.
GM MDI and GM MDI 2: This newest release GM factory scan tool begins it’s coverage in model year 2010. MDI when combined with the Global Diagnostic System 2 (GDS2) software application allows servicing of GM’s new Global Architecure Platform (Global A) vehicles. Model coverage currently includes 2010-2013 Buick LaCrosse, 2010-2013 Cadillac SRX, 2010-2013 Chevrolet Camaro, 2010-2013 Equinox, 2011-2013 Chevrolet Volt, 2011-2013 Chevrolet Cruze, 2010-2013 GMC Terrain and 2011 Buick Regal. By model year 2014 virtually all GM vehicles are serviced by using the MDI/GDS application. For all other 2010-2013 GM vehicles you will need either a GM Tech-2 or the optional ‘Tech-2 Emulator’ program to achieve OEM level functionality. The ‘Tech-2 Emulator’ uses the MDI interface device as the communications interface between pc and vehicle.
The GM MDI when coupled up with the software application ‘GDS-2′ allows your shop to be ‘dealer level’ capable on all the above listed GM cars. Scan, pull codes, graph data and have all bi-directional controls available for all vehicle systems including Powertrain, Body, Chassis and Network. This tool will also allow you to re-program controllers as long as you have internet access on the laptop your MDI/GDS application is installed on.
The entire MDI/GDS-2 package can be ordered from OEMTools preloaded on a new Dell or Panasonic laptop with all needed reference materials and links pre-installed and ready to operate the day it arrives. This complete package also includes a 1 year subscription for model year updates to the MDI/GDS application. Tech-2 Emulator with TIS re-programming can also be configured on the same laptop for the most complete GM OEM level of tooling. Call obd2tool.com to order or click here for quotation request form.
The procedure for installing DRBIII Emulator on Windows 7 Pro 32-bit:
1: Start with a fresh install of Windows 7 Pro 32-bit.
2: Install all the necessary drivers for your laptop.
3: Set the clock to the current date and time. (It didn’t work when set to 01/01/2017)
4: Connect to WiFi and performed all necessary Windows Updates.
5: Copy the “wiTECH_Install” folder to the desktop.
6: Install the provided version Adobe AIR.
7: Install the provided version of Java.
8: Install wiTECH.
9: After you have finished installed everything, when you get popup messages from Windows Firewall to allow or block any applications, click “Allow”.
10: When you get a popup for AdobeAIR and Java to update, click cancel and do NOT update either AdobeAIR or Java.
11: Open “My Computer” and in the upper left of the window, click on “Organize” and then select “Folder and search options”.
12: Click on the “View” tab and under “Hidden files and folders” select the radio button for “Show hidden files, folders and drives”. Also, uncheck the option for “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)” and then at the top of the window, click the “Apply to Folders” button.
13: Navigate to “C:\ProgramData\wiTECH\jserver\data\core\stubs” and you will find three installers.
14: Install the DRBIII Emulator stub.
15: Wait for a popup to appear that states the security certificate isn’t valid and click “OK” to allow the software update to proceed. Another popup will appear and the software update will run. After it completes, close the wiTECH window if it opens.
16: Install the Enhanced DRBIII emulator stub.
17: Again, wait for a popup to appear that states the security certificate isn’t valid and click “OK” to allow the software update to proceed. Another popup will appear and the software update will run. After it completes, close the wiTECH window if it opens.
18: Install the K-Line stub.
19: Again, wait for a popup to appear that states the security certificate isn’t valid and click “OK” to allow the software update to proceed. Another popup will appear and the software update will run. After it completes, close the wiTECH window if it opens.
20: Connect the MicroPod2 to the vehicle, then connect it to the computer.
21: A popup window will appear to install software. Click “OK”.
22: After it finishes, start wiTECH and wait for the screen to show up with the MicroPod2 and IP address of it. You will see a “Launch DRBIII” button in the lower right corner. Ignore it as they do not properly open the emulator.
23: Create a shortcut on the desktop and enter the following into the ‘Path” field.
24: Disable the LAN and WLAN network connections and never connect to the internet again.
25: Click on the shortcut and you’re set! The DRBIII emulator will open and give you the choice to select several different vehicles.
If you want us to install in the laptop ready for use,you can check the product link:
I’ve got one and it works perfect on my 08
A few of us have them….. works great! Can also get to things like the rear air ride (if yours has that) which no other tool can deal with.
That being said I’ve seen on other forums where some people have major issues with their clones. Best I can say is I got my GM Tech2 from obd2tool and it works perfect.
It will come in handy sometimes. Now figuring out how to use all of the functionality will take a bit too. You can pretty much get right into diagnostics and whatnot pretty easy though. Programming takes a bit more as you will need to either install TIS2000 or pay for a short subscription to the ACDelco TIS system. TIS2000 is a pretty old program but does still have updates and whatnot for some things in our H2’s. The tricky bit is it runs on Windows XP. There is tons of info online about ways of getting that software installed and working though. The Tech2 will also come in handy for other GM vehicles as well and can give you a lot more info that most any other scan tool.
I’m pretty sure this one…. That is the same one I got a couple of years ago.
GM Tech 2 Feather:
1. Multi-langauge:English, Italian, French, Portuguese, German, Spainish, Korean, Japanese, Thai, Chinese
2. Update: via 32MB Software Card, when there is newer version, you can just buy new card to update
3. Year Coverage of Diagnosis:From 1992 to 2013, With Help of Tis2000 Software, It Can Do Programming for Cars Before Year 2007
4. Our GM TECH2 comes with with TIS2000 Software(CD)
Tech2 for GM Software Version:
GM English 33.004 (Support Cars from 1991-2014)
SAAB English 148
OPEL English 180 (Support Cars from 1997-2014)
Holden English 149 (Support Cars from 1999-2013) (For North American Area Only)
English 147.000 (Support Cars from 1999-2012 ）(For Australia)
SUZUKI English 01.210.020
ISUZU English CAN-BUS V180 (CAN-BUS support car models after 2010)
K-Line 11.680 1996-2014 (K-line support car models from 1996 to 2014)
John Deere Diagnostics
John Deere has recently been in the news because of their strict opposition to allowing farmers, equipment owners, and repair shops access to the information they need to repair and maintain their vehicles. If you read the main stream news, you would be left to believe that John Deere diagnostic with a computer is impossible. Well, we are here to help dispel that myth and give some more exposure to some tools that actually do perform diagnostics on John Deere. There are actually several solutions in the market, some of which we will cover in this post.
John Deere EDL and Service Advisor
The very best solution in the market is what the dealers use. John Deere dealers use a combination of PC-based computer with two critical components – John Deere Service Advisor software and the John Deere EDL v2 Adapter. The EDL v2 adapter looks like the picture shown below. It comes with a hard carry case, the adapter itself, a 9-pin connector, and the USB cable. This tool is available for purchase from our website as well.
The John Deere EDL Adapter also has a variety of “extra” cables you can purchase, almost all of which are for some of the much older equipment. You can see all of the available cables on our website.
The problem comes into the other side of the equation — The diagnostic software. The Heavy Duty Scan Tool John Deere dealers refuse to sell this software to anyone. This includes owners of the equipment, repair shops, or anyone else for the matter. The reason for this is simple: Dealers don’t want anyone besides themselves to perform John Deere diagnostic tests and commands, since it would in sense be money leaving their own pockets. If there is no one else that has the software solutions to perform the advanced diagnostics, the customer has to go to them. However, we were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to get our hands on this software, so here are some screen shots showing what this software looks like.
Unfortunately, as stated previously, this software isn’t available to purchase. This leads a lot of customers to seek alternative means through bootleg, pirated copies of the software from China or other black market sources. For most customers, this isn’t an option and it leads us to our next solutions
PF-Diagnose by Pocketfleet
PF-Diagnose is an universal “read everything” program, and works very well with John Deere. With this software, you would be able to read all the diagnostic trouble codes, view all the live sensor, and clear codes. Unfortunately, this tool is “read only”, so you won’t be able to perform diagnostic tests or advanced functions. However, for a lot of customer, this is a good option and gets them more then they could do before. This tool also has a low entry point, and is available for immediate download.
TEXA Diagnostic Tool: Off Highway Edition
TEXA is a company in Italy that has been around for more then 3 decades providing advanced diesel diagnostic solutions, including John Deere diagnostic software. TEXA is the only one that gets anywhere close to the ability of the John Deere Service Advisor software. TEXA has coverage on all John Deere market segments, including Agriculture, Construction, and stand-alone engines sold in generators, air compressors, and other equipment.
With TEXA Off Highway Edition, you can not only view live data, view/clear codes, but also perform John Deere diagnostic commands on the engine. Some of these commands include:
Cable Diagnostic Mode
Communication Error Test
Cylinder Compression Test
Cylinder Cut-Off Test
EGR Valve Cleaning
Enable low pressure fuel pump
Engine load profile
Exhaust temperature management test
Fuel dosing pump diagnostic test
Air throttle actuator learned value reset
Clear after treatment latched error codes
Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) calibration
Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) service regeneration
EGR valve calibration
Reprogramming VGT learning values
… and many more!
The TEXA system can also handle John Deere diagnostics on other sub-systems such as Chassis Management, Instrument Panel, Rear Hydraulic Lift, Transmission, and other systems. Here is a detailed video that gives a walk-through on a 2012 5E Series Tractor.
This is Trollhattan’s contribution for those interested in playing with a Tech 2 Scan Tool, here’s a little info regarding the software requirements once you’ve got your hands on a Tech 2 handset.
Firstly, I’m by no means an expert on this having only recently got this up and running myself, but I think that’s the tricky part. I’d welcome comments on where this post can be improved/altered etc. Most of the information is already out there on various boards/forums but it would be nice to try to bring it together for us with a purely Saab interest.
For those who don’t know, the Tech 2 unit (handset) can be used to interrogate the various management modules on the car (ECU) to report status, fault codes and perform manual activation and monitoring in the event of fault occurrences/engine management light occurrences. This in itself is incredibly useful, but it is also possible to reprogram modules within the car to change various functions and add or replace faulty modules and programme keys. Whilst the diagnosis side can be performed standalone, to be able to actually change settings on the car, Tech 2 ‘Security Access’ is required, which means activating the Tech 2 handset via PC software.
The original Tech 2 handsets were produced by Vetronix/Bosch and were used across the GM range. Therefore, the Tech 2 unit can be used on a wide array of cars but you must have the correct model software loaded on the removable PCMCIA card. This is what turns the Tech 2 into a Saab Tech 2. (If you have mates with GM/Suzuki etc cars, you can do diagnosis on them as well by just grabbing the appropriate software card.)
The PC software also adds other functionality such as being able to update the Tech 2 software, the car ECU software, print-outs of ECU data and additional diagnostic services – I believe the TIS2Web actually includes schematic diagrams and other WIS (workshop) info, but I have yet to investigate this.
So, for the software itself, there are two options.
If you get a clone, this generally comes with a couple of TIS2000 CDs/DVDs. However, these are generally NAO (North American Operations) and do not include any UK/European Saab models. In fact the only Saab this will work with is a 9-7x which was a GM US-built SUV – anyone got one of these??? Anyway, the crucial point is that this software only supports models up to 2007/8 (which is probably good enough for most of us) so if you’ve a later model you’ll need to use TIS2Web (see below). But as I said, this software as supplied does not include Saab models, so to run it successfully:
a) Download Saab TIS2008-2. This is the update disc you need to turn the GM application into something useful. You can find it if you’re patient… Best to burn the image to a CD.
b) Install the GM TIS2000 application (needs to be Windows, 32-bit operating system). If supplied with a clone, there are normally two discs. One is the app, the other is the GM update disc, which is not required. If this is the case, install the first disc only but don’t run up the application on completion. If you didn’t get it with a clone, you can get a copy with the USB dongle for about ￡15 (see e) below). If prompted to select a registration method, select USB Key and OK the prompts.
c) Insert the SaabTIS2008-2 update disc (or mount the drive) into the same drive you installed the original GM TIS2000 application. This is important as the application will only look for updates at the same drive letter (i.e D:) that was used for installation.
d) Start TIS2000 from the desktop icon/start menu and OK it when it asks to do the update. When the update is finished, you’ll have a Saab 2008-2 installation.
e) All that is now required is to activate the software to get security access (enable Tech 2 programming). To do this you’ll need a USB key and patch available from the same sources as the clone Tech 2 units. These are around ￡15 and come with the TIS2000 GM software, or may even be supplied with the unit.
TIS2Web or GlobalTIS
TIS2Web is essentially an updated version of TIS2000 with some additional functionality (I’ve yet to play properly with it). Some may say this is the preferred option as it’s backwards compatible with earlier models and covers up to MY2012. The basic features are borrowed from TIS2000 though. Only disadvantage is it’s a bit trickier to get it working.
a) Acquire a copy of the Saab TIS2Web software. Again, this needs to be the Saab version. You can pay less than a tenner for this on the auction site, or you can find it on the internet if you look.
b) Install the software. This takes a little time and, unlike TIS2000 which allows much functionality without activation, you can’t do anything with TIS2Web until you’ve activated it.
c) Open the TIS2Web application. The application runs in a web browser so will open your default browser. This can take some time to open.
d) Once you’ve got to the registration page, you need to enter dealer information. This can be gobbledegook but I think you need to fill all the fields. Save this and then go to step e).
e) Click on the Email/Fax registration. This will generate a PDF which you should save. The important stuff is the Request ID and the Software Key.
f) To get your activation code, you need to be nice to members on one of a couple of auto diagnostic forums (unless you know someone with a keygen for this). Searching the net for this sort of stuff should bring them up as top search matches. You’ll need to join the forum, introduce yourself and politely request a code. Don’t upset them, they’re helping us out and there’s a bunch of knowledgeable people on there so no harm in being a member.
g) Once you have the code, enter it and activate TIS2Web. You’re done.
Faultfinding the TIS2Web install.
You may well have a couple of issues getting the software running initially. If your web browser refuses to connect to the TIS2Web service, it’s likely that one of the two GlobalTIS services are not running. To fix this, open the ‘services’ console either by
Start>Run and type “services.msc”
Right-click ‘My Computer” select ‘Manage’ and drill down to the services icon on the left pane.
There are two services that should be running and they’ve got obvious names, something like GlobalTIS and TC6 (not near my TIS PC at the moment) and sit next to each other in the services list. In the information pane they should say ‘started’. If not, right-click and select ‘start’. If this fails with an error, try modifying the registry key below.
To open registry editor Start>Run regedit BE CAREFUL MODIFYING THE REGISTRY – YOU CAN REALLY SCREW YOUR PC UP!!!!!
In the left pane, expand the keys until you find the following
HKLM\Software\Apache Software Foundation\Procrun2.0\Global TISTC6\Parameters\Java\JvmMx
Change the value of this key from 0X0000044 to 0X00000200 and exit the registry. Try to restart the service – you should find it now works. Don’t ask me why, I got this fix from another forum – fair play to the guy who found it.
Tech 2 Hardware Issues
It’s widely reported that the manufacturing quality of some of the clone units can be much lower than the originals and there are reports of issues. I found that the flat grey ethernet cable supplied with my unit was faulty and caused me much confusion until I threw it out and replaced it with a standard network cable. You can check you have RS232 comms using the GM TIS2000 install and going into the Auto Scanner Tool Tech 2 View option. Don’t mess about with serial port settings etc as if there is a physical connection there it will work without interference. Only pins 4 and 5 of the RJ45 RS232 socket are actually used. The units are also supplied with a loopback adaptor so they can be tested internally.
Occasionally you may find the Tech 2 doesn’t connect to the car. Check your connections are secure and reset the VCI module (the thing in the base of the handset held in by the plastic release button).
Wow, quite a long post. I’ll add more if necessary. Let me know how you guys get on. Please remember that YOU CAN REALLY BREAK YOUR CARS REPROGRAMMING THE ECUS so be extremely careful, ensure good battery voltage and good connections while uploading data to the ECU. Save what’s on there first before you make any major changes.
Again, I’m very new to this myself but thought I’d put this here for like-minded Saab nuts who want to get involved with this stuff. I’m sure there are others on the forum who have much more knowledge and experience with the actual programming and diagnostics.
For now, I’m happy to have disabled the nagging seatbeat chime (am I the only person who likes to let their car warm up before driving off?) and altered the boot lock logic so it doesn’t lock itself at every available opportunity. Oh, and I’ve activated the zap sound so I know it’s been locked.
Be careful, have fun.
P.S I have no affiliations with any of the sites/software etc just spent a long time getting this working and wanted to share it to save others the hassle.
Here is the GM Tech 2 Scanner PATHING DOCUMENT that every TECH 2 Owner should have. You work BACKWARDS from what you want to see.
See the attach PDF Document:
Look at MISFIRE in the chart and on the Tech2 Go to Special Functions, Powertrain and then misfire graphic
Misfire Graphic – Engine > Engine Controls > Special Functions > Powertrain Control Module
Misfire Graphic – Powertrain > Special Functions
Misfire Graphic – Powertrain > Special Functions > Special Functions (PCM)
What for Land Rover the 2017 year?
JLR DoIP VCI (original or china clone) running Pathfinder or SDD software
It’s verified to read and clear codes of Range Rover L405 2007. Worked good！
What is JLR DOIP VCI:
This is a unit compatible with Pathfinder / JLR SDD software and all JLR vehicles with new vehicle architectures (from Range Rover/Range Rover Sports (L405/L494) Year 2017 onwards) or allow the enhanced diagnostics that Pathfinder will offer the retailer. In addition to the 2017 vehicle line application, the DoIP VCI will be capable of interfacing with the 2014-2016 Multi-CAN architecture vehicle lines on the Pathfinder diagnostic system. Pre-2014 and vehicles not detailed here will continue to use the current diagnostic system and VCIs.
How to use Pathfinder software to read/clear fault codes:
Vehicle: Land Rover Range Rover L405 2007
Enter user name and password to log in
To use this maintenance tool, you should agree with items below:
– you’ve already read Garage Maintenance User Guide, the first section “Basic information”
– know how to use this tool to perform PDI, maintenance, diagnostics, etc.
– only used for Jaguar Land Rover vehicles
– finish junior training of JLR diagnostic tools
– obey laws & rules of vehicle health and security in your areas
– obey all policies & procedures of the dealer repairing
Search your vehicle via VIN
Automatic ignition switch not supported
Click on OK
Land Rover Range Rover L405 (DoIP)
ENGINE: 306DT – V6 3.0 DIESEL
DRIVER: LHD (left-hand driver)
TYPE: 5 DOOR STATION WAGON
Go to ECU Diagnostics
Reading fault codes
Read All DTCs
Go to clear all DTCs
Then refresh DTCs
JLR DOIP VCI Car List: (14-16MY)
XJ (X351) – 16MY only
Discovery Sport (L550)
Range Rover (L405)
Range Rover Sport (L494)
Disclaimer: All about JLR DOIP VCI and Pathfinder here is China clone version. But it can works as good as the original.
Content includes: VMware 12 image with XP Pro SP3 32bit English and pre-activated Diagbox 8.55 (v07.855) Multilanguage ; as well as VMware 12 image with XP Pro SP3 32bit English and pre-activated PP2000 V25 and Lexia 3 V48 Multilanguage.
Part 1: VMware 12 image with XP Pro SP3 32bit English and pre-activated Diagbox 8.55 (v07.855) Multilanguage
– VMware 12 image with XP Pro SP3 32bit English
– Diagbox 8.55 (v07.855) Multilanguage | 09/2017 (20 languages: Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Hungary, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish)
– PSA XS Evolution Interface Drivers
– PSA XS Evolution Interface Automatic Firmware 4.3.7 updating, Launcher_850 by Simple
– Diagbox Language Switcher
– Diagbox Killer
– PSA Interface Checker + All Firmware’s from 2.0.1 to 4.3.7
– Backup APPDIAG.sys activation file in Desktop
Info of Launcher_850:
Contents of the “C:\AWRoot\bin\launcher” folder, this release includes firmware versions:
LX = Lexia and PP2000
DB = DiagBox
1- Make a backup of all files in your “C:\AWRoot\bin\launcher” folder, no need to include folders inside \launcher.
2- Extract all files of the “launcher850.zip” into “C:\AWRoot\bin\launcher” overwriting existing files.
3- Connect your XS Evolution VCI and start DiagBox
4- DiagBox will check current firmware version and (upgrade/downgrade) using the file APPLI.COM, if necessary.
To change the Firmware version, rename the desired Firmware file from APPLI_X.X.X.COM to APPLI.COM.
launcher850.zip 17.9 MB
The update function can be disabled by setting “MAJ_COM=TRUE” to “MAJ_COM=FALSE” in “C:\AWRoot\bin\Launcher\ap.ini”
In case reverting to the original setting is needed,
1- Delete all files (only) inside “C:\AWRoot\bin\launcher”.
2- Restore backed-up files back to their original state.
Part 2: VMware 12 image with XP Pro SP3 32bit English and pre-activated PP2000 V25 and Lexia3 V48 Multilanguage
– VMware 12 image with XP Pro SP3 32bit English
– PP2000 V24.99 [V25] Multilanguage (24 languages: Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Hungary, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai and Turkish)
– Lexia3 V47.99 [V48] Multilanguage (20 languages: Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Hungary, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish)
– PSA XS Evolution Interface Drivers
– Lexia3/PP2000 Language Switcher
Unzip using 7-Zip and run with VMware Player version 12 onwards.
All software’s activated and PSA XS Evolution interface USB drivers installed.
When open these to your VMware use “I moved it” option, then pre-activated Diagbox works. PP2000/Lexia3 might need re-activate using included KeyGen. If needed see Youtube video, how to activate PP2000 with KeyGen.
No password required, Reputation, Thanks or Donations are appreciated!
You can change the Diagbox/Lexia3/PP2000 language using my PSA Language Switcher tools (Read details in the following parts).