Stay in the car when the vehicle is more secure than the thunder?

One summer, always inevitable thunderstorm weather, driving in such weather really worth a good note, especially the lack of novice driving experience. Thunder days, in fact, stay in the car is very safe, it said that some people have done experiments, and proved that car is not only afraid of lightning, as well as “electrostatic shielding” effect can protect the passengers from harm, but be careful Some dangers encountered on the road.

First, the thunderstorm is wonderful to drive less

First thunderstorm days is sure to go outside of thunderstorm days or less open point car good. Although it is proven to be safe, but not afraid of ten thousand, afraid of the event. And although cars are not afraid of lightning, but when hit to, you might be fine, but no one dared offerings to ensure your car is in good condition, was struck by lightning to the car when the electronic components may be damaged high-voltage transient.

Second, do not get off to check the car when thunder

The case if your car accidentally hit by lightning to, and then could not walk, and you should never rush off to check ah. If you want to be brave and want to show you in this moment of “heroism”, then I advise you not good. Thunder when you are sitting quietly waiting inside the car stopped like thunder, and this time the car but your best protection cover, do not fly off the handle, you can enjoy a quiet look at the whole as a person in the world not to Good thing.

Third, do not go to the shelter under a big tree

Many of my friends think thunder days in which the car is not safe, after all, the car body is iron, simply went to the roadside trees for shelter, or a billboard below. If you are to do so, simply set the expense of his own life, ah, you wait for a safe place, but had to go to dangerous places. In case a tree split by lightning or the wind blows down to, it is a rude awakening, in the trees is very unsafe practices, and do not play phone, cell phone antenna is also likely to lead to lightning.

Fourth, thunderstorm days driving the need for attention

Please turn on near light fog also open if there is fog, increasing the visible range of sight, reduce speed and keep a distance from the vehicle in front of the best in the 100 meters or more. After the rain and fog, snow or dust filled the weather, in addition to turn on the fog and reduce the speed, some drivers will get used to open the double flash, actually did not need to, first of fog penetration is much greater than the hazard warning lights, turn on the hazard warning lights followed, the vehicle lost steering prompt, the user turns or if they are too much trouble, and the line to overtake, hastily turning or overtaking very content and traffic accidents after being ignored by car. So non-emergency situation, do not open the double flash.


Automobile Fault Diagnosis and troubleshooting tips

Symptoms of car trouble, also known symptoms, is a concrete manifestation of failure, its essential grouped together, can help diagnose the cause of failures and site to help the driver take corresponding measures depending on the circumstances.
  First, some faults may cause abnormal sound or abnormal sound of automobile engine chassis parts, should be taken seriously, it will easily lead to mechanical accidents. Experience has shown that: where the sound is heavy, and accompanied with the earthquake phenomenon more steep the malignant fault, should immediately stop, investigate the cause. General sound often due to different causes and with different characteristics, in judging, you should carefully check to listen properly resolved.
  Second, the smoke color is not normal for gasoline, the normal exhaust should be no smoke, when the cylinder channeling oil, gas blue; incomplete combustion, black; oil mixed with water, white . Diesel exhaust is not normal, the engine is often weak or not easily launch of epiphenomenon.
  Third, uncontrolled shaking or tremor primarily by front wheel alignment is not correct, crank or shaft imbalance caused.
  Fourth, leakage Leakage is usually even fuel, lubricating oil, cooling water, brake fluid and steering fluid, etc., which should not be underestimated, should be excluded if it is found immediately, otherwise it will cause overheating, burning and so on.
  Fifth, the fuel consumption of abnormal lip material is generally bad engine or chassis adjustment improper. Excessive oil consumption, in addition to leakage reasons, most of the engine malfunction, then add oil mouth is often accompanied by a lot of smoke or pulsating smoke, exhaust color is not normal, mainly due to mainly the piston and cylinder wall the gap is too large or heavy wear.
  Sixth, there is a special smell often dragging brake, clutch slipping when coke smell, engine overheating or oil combustion, emits a special odor; burning when grounding wire short circuit also smell. Driving Once found, you should stop pinpoint the problem.
  Seven cars look more abnormal the reasons from the chassis, suspension, tires and other abnormalities caused. Direction will cause instability, driving wandering, weight transfer, wheels eat tires and other ills. Together, these symptoms are easy to detect, can be excluded should be resolved on the spot as soon as possible, if not, they should contact the repair shop for a comprehensive Attorney.
  Eight condition called mutation mutation conditions, the work refers to the sudden appearance of a car is not a normal phenomenon, which is more common failure symptoms, usually sudden, failing should calmly handle. Common: the engine suddenly stalled after launching difficult, or even launch; reduce engine power suddenly in motion, the traveling weakness; moving suddenly Zhidongshiling or deviation, etc., although this failure symptoms, easy to detect, but it complex causes, and often by the gradual change to mutation, so the case at this time, you should be cool to pull, as no recommendation to the maintenance of the service experience.
  Nine, overheating overheating, usually manifested in the engine, transmission, drive axle and brake assembly. Normal circumstances, no matter how long the car work, which should be kept at a certain total Chengdu temperature. In addition to the engine, if hand contact, feeling hot and unbearable pain, that is an indication that overheating. Description cooling system consists of engine overheating problems, if not removed, will cause detonation, preignition, with weakness, or even cause accidents burning solution.

Volkswagen Audi Bluetooth VAS 5054A ODIS matching step

 VAS 5054A ODIS Bluetooth connection setup steps:
1, The  VAS 5054A ODIS received a car, flashes to indicate the joint has to work, this will be the computer’s Bluetooth adapter found.
 2, Put me to your Bluetooth adapter to the computer’s USB port, XP system will automatically identify and install the drivers automatically. It can be seen in the Device Manager after successful installation inside. See step is to use the mouse to point the desktop “My Computer”, attention is Right. Then Properties, point hardware, point Device Manager. If the top of the pattern can be seen below, says the successful installation of the Bluetooth driver.

How to Use an RS232 Cable to Set Up a Satellite Receiver

Firmware is the utility software that controls electronic components, like satellite receivers, MP3 players and cell phones. Firmware updates are especially important with Free-to-Air satellite receivers. And if you happen to be using an older FTA satellite receiver, you could run into some problems trying to locate satellites or while setting up channels, or you could just experience some navigational bugs. But with the help of an RS232 cable, you can load the latest firmware update for your FTA satellite receiver from your computer.
1.Connect a USB-to-RS232 serial cable between the serial port on the back of your satellite receiver and a USB port on your computer.
2.Flip on the power switch at the back of your receiver and leave the receiver in stand-by mode — only press the power button on the front if it will put your receiver in stand-by mode.
3.Download the latest version of your receiver’s firmware, along with the receiver’s serial upload software –you can find both on the satellite receiver manufacturer’s support site online.
4.Install the serial uploader. Import the firmware update into the uploader utility — click on the utility’s “Load,” “Import” or “File” option to locate the firmware update.
5.Specify which USB port your USB-to-RS232 cable is connected to on your computer — like “USB1” or “USB2,” for example.

6.Select the “Upload” or “Update” option in the uploader utility to send the update to your receiver.

How to Clear GM Codes

No matter what kind of GM vehicle you drive, odds are at some point, a trouble code will be triggered and the check engine light will go on. This is your vehicle’s way of telling you something is wrong and it needs to be taken care of to avoid further damage. While an engine code can be an indication of severe mechanical failure, it can also caused by minor issues. Once you’ve resolved the issue, the engine code will need to be cleared. The process for doing this is the same, regardless of what GM make and model you drive.
1.Open the hood and locate the battery on your GM vehicle. Placement varies depending on your specific model. Generally, the battery is located in one of the four corners of the engine compartment.
2.Use the adjustable wrench to loosen the bolt holding the negative battery clamp on the negative terminal. The negative clamp will be identified with a minus sign and will be connected to a black cable.
3.Wait at least 30 seconds with the negative battery cable disconnected.
4.Reconnect the negative battery clamp to the negative battery terminal and tighten it until it is secure and cannot be wiggled with your hand.
5.Start the vehicle and check the instrument cluster on the dashboard to confirm the check engine light is off. If the check engine light is no longer on, the engine codes have been successfully cleared.

GM Tech 2: How to Clear History

The GM Tech 2 is a scanner that is used to diagnose technical problems with certain GM vehicles ranging from 1992 to 2010. Although using the scanner itself is a complicated process that should be done only by professionals or car enthusiasts with a working knowledge of the scanner, clearing the history data values for testing is a simple procedure.
1Turn on your scanner and select the “Body” option.
2Select “Park Assist Module,” then “Special Functions.”

3Select “Clear History Data.”

Diagnostic Tools for a VW Jetta

The German carmaker Volkswagen (VW) first released the Jetta, a passenger car, in 1979 and continues to manufacture it in 2010. A diagnostic scan tool plugs into your onboard diagnostic (OBD) system and reads the diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) associated with the vehicle problem you are experiencing. One of the two main types of OBD systems, the OBD-I system, came with vehicles made prior to 1996. This system was car manufacturer specific, meaning that each car had its own DTCs. OBD-II systems, found in vehicles made after 1996, use generic DTCs relevant to all types of vehicles.
The VAG-COM Diagnostic System — made for Audi, Volkswagen, Skoda and SEAT vehicles made from 1990 to 2010 — plugs into your OBD system and uses a universal serial bus (USB) cable to plug into your computer. On your computer, you can download and save vehicle DTCs, or view graphs and logs of vehicle data. Compatible with controller area network (CAN) vehicles, the tool logs vehicle data as your car is running. The VAG-COM Diagnostic System has a database of more than 9,200 DTCs. The kit comes with a carrying case, cables, software CD and adapter, and it is compatible with Windows 98, 2000, XP and Vista. As of 2010, the system costs $599, and the hardware comes with a one-year warranty.
The Baum European Hand Scan Tool, a handheld scan tool with a large display for viewing vehicle data, is compatible with German, European and Asian vehicles, including Volkswagen, Audi, Subaru and Toyota. It works with OBD and CAN systems. Baum offers free hardware setup, as well as technical support in different languages. Contact the company for a price quote on this tool.

The AutoHex tool is compatible with the following vehicles: Honda, Kia, Citroen, Hyundai, Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, Audi, BMW, Nissan, Peugeot and Toyota. It allows you to run diagnostics on different systems, including your antilock brake system (ABS), engine, air bags and transmission. This tool uses a graphical user interface (GUI), which helps you run commands without having to write codes or programming. It also comes with its own Windows Embedded Compact (CE) operating systems. Its 10.4-inch LCD screen features video graphics array (VGA) color and touch-screen capability. Contact the company for a price quote.

How to Understand OBD-II Codes and Language

On Board Diagnostics (OBD) is a term that refers to the diagnostic and reporting capability of a vehicle. The first OBD protocol was largely unsuccessful, but OBD-II has much greater capability and standardization. The following steps will show how to understand OBD-II codes and languages.
1.Recognize an OBD-II Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) as a 5-character code. The first character is a letter and the other four are numbers.
2.Interpret the first character as the control system that set the code. The following letters are assigned: B for Body, C for Chassis, P for Powertrain and U for Undefined. Undefined codes are not used.
3.Examine the second character to determine the code type. The digits 0, 1, 2 and 3 are used with 0 being a generic OBD-II code and 1 being an enhanced OBD-II code. The meaning of a 2 or 3 varies by system and is reserved for future use in powertrain codes. A 2 is reserved for Original Equipment Manufacturer use and a 3 is reserved for Society of Automotive Engineer use in body and chassis codes.
4.Use any digit from 0 to 9 for the third character of a DTC. This character indicates the system or subsystem where the fault occurred and its meaning varies according to the control system that set the code.

5.Study the fourth and fifth characters of a DTC. These indicate the operating conditions that caused the code and are specific to the control system. The lowest number are general malfunctions with higher numbers providing more specific information.

How to Read OBD2 Codes

 Since 1996, every car manufactured has been required to have an Onboard Diagnostic system by law. This system monitors a car’s performance and will alert the driver when it detects any problems. The codes can be downloaded and read with an OBD2 code reader or recorded with the help of the “Check Engine” light on the dashboard and a jumper wire.
Things You’ll Need tools:
OBD2 code reader
Jumper wire
Service manual
Use an OBD2 Code Reader
1.Purchase an OBD2 reader from a website like OBD Codes (see Resources below). OBD2 readers are available as personal handheld readers or professional readers for auto technicians. Personal readers are less complicated but will do the job of retrieving and translating the OBD2 codes.
2.Connect the OBD2 reader to your car. Locate the 16-pin female connector inside your car, which is most likely in the foot well of the driver’s side. Link the code reader to the connector with the adapter cable.
3.Wait for the reader to initialize. The code reader will check your car’s computer to find out what protocol to use and then connect. Once the reader has connected, it will read the codes given by the computer and display it.
4.Check your service manual for an interpretation of the code. Although some personal OBD2 code readers, like Innova’s Digital Canobd2 Tool and the Canscan K900 Code Reader, are equipped to display the definitions of the codes, others are not. Low-end personal code readers will only display the code generated by your car’s computer.
Read the Diagnostic Trouble Codes Without an OBD2 Code Reader
1.Locate the 16-pin data link connector. Connect the jump wire to terminals 4 and 9 of the connector. Turn the key to the “On” position without starting the engine.
2.Watch the “Check Engine” light. This light will begin to flash in specific patterns to indicate a 1- or 2-digit Diagnostic Trouble Code. The flashes will be long for the first digit, short for the second digit and blank if the digit is 0.
3.Record all the codes given. The “Check Engine” light will display the codes in sequence and then keep repeating them in order. Refer to your repair manual to check for the meaning of the codes.

The Best Car Diagnostic Tool

All cars made after 1996 are required to contain an onboard diagnostics (OBD) port. Diagnostic codes are sent through the vehicle’s computer and read by diagnostic tools plugged into the OBD port. These tools are used by automotive technicians and automotive parts stores. Parts stores will usually charge for such a service. Diagnostic tools are not cheap but they are an investment that can save hundreds of dollars in do-it-yourself vehicle repairs. They can also save money and headaches when buying a used vehicle.

Car MD
Car MD has some good features to offer in the way of auto diagnostics. Trouble codes can be uploaded to a personal computer through the Car MD website. This website reads the codes and provides recommendations, lists of parts needed, and an estimated cost of labor and repair.
Car MD could be a shady used car salesman’s worst nightmare. It can be plugged into any vehicle that was made in 1996 or later. Run a diagnostic test on a used car before buying.
Prices are always subject to change but right now the Car MD website is offering this product for around $100 (, 2009).
Reports by the nonprofit agency reveal that while this tool does work as promised and is a value at the price, consumers will get more out of similar but more expensive diagnostic tools (, 2007).

Pocket Scan
The Pocket Scan CP9125 made by Actron is at present a bit more expensive than Car MD but according to it is a better diagnostic tool. Its superiority comes from the fact that, in addition to running diagnostic tests and making the results understandable for a novice, it is also capable of resetting the “check engine” light. Car MD does not offer this feature. This tool is on the smaller side which makes it easier to fit into place on some vehicles.

Innova 3130
The Innova 3130 scan tool is at the high end of the price scale. This is a volatile and fairly new business model, so prices could change radically in the future, particularly given the current car market, but the creator of this tool is currently selling it for around $300 (, 2009). One of the features that makes this device worth the price is the all-in-one display screen. The manual is available for online viewing prior to purchase and it comes with an instructional DVD. This unit can be updated through a personal computer.

What Will a Car Diagnostic Tell You?

Performing a car diagnostic can reveal a number of problems associated with the transmission, oil tank, gas tank, exhaust system and other components of the vehicle. Modern vehicles designed with computer processors, microchips and sensors can be linked to a car diagnostic computer scan to pinpoint exactly where the problem exists. The scans are performed at a dealership or at the garage of certified mechanic. Some scans can be performed at home using a hand-held scanning device.
According to, in 1996 the EPA mandated that the computer interface of all vehicles sold in the United States had to meet the On-Board Diagnostics, version II (OBD II) standard. This meant that aftermarket repair shops would be able to diagnose a problem in the vehicle using only one set of tools and running a simple computer scan. This is now known as the car diagnostic test; the process involves producing a complete report with a set of codes that pertain to different problems.
The car diagnostic can tell you the following about the vehicle: ignition timing issues, level of buildup in the combustion engine, fuel injector performance, whether the ignition coils are firing, engine rpm levels, air and coolant temperature, crankshaft and camshaft position and the throttle opening. After the car diagnostic is performed, the computer will tag each data point to reveal what needs to be corrected and stores this code so that the technician can look in a specific area for the problem.
Common Diagnostic Codes
According to, OBD II diagnostic trouble codes can range from P0100 to P1899. Each letter and number in the code represents a different part of the vehicle. The first letter is often a “P,” which relates to the powertrain. If it is a “B,” it will relate to the body, a “C” relates to the chassis and a “U” is undefined.
The number zero in the second placeholder is a generic code shared by all manufacturers, but some manufacturers use a specific code here so the number 1 may appear. The third placeholder determines the area of the problem. A 1 means there is a fuel or air problem; 2 means there is something wrong with the injector circuit; 3 means there is an ignition problem or the engine is misfiring; 4 means there is an emission control problem; 5 means there is a vehicle speed or idle control problem; 6 means there is a computer or output circuit problem; a 7 or an 8 means there is a transmission problem. The fourth and fifth digits of the computer diagnostic check report further identify which system is malfunctioning; the digits that appear here vary by vehicle make, so the mechanic running the test may need to contact the dealership or do some research on what the rest of the code means.
The price of an average car diagnostic can range from $20 to $400 depending on the type of scanner used and the make and model of the vehicle, according to Consumer code readers are available, but these only provide limited information on the source of the problem.
Performing a car diagnostic test using an auto scan tool can save the mechanic a lot of time troubleshooting a problem and also save the car owner money because they don’t have to pay for a complete mechanical check at their local repair shop. When the “Check Engine” light appears in the dashboard, the car owner has no idea what could be causing the problem. Running a computerized car diagnostic check can highlight the problem so that the mechanic can fix only what needs to be fixed. Most car diagnostic checks can be performed in under an hour.

How to Use an OBD II Scanner

An OBD-II scanner is the second version of the On-Board Diagnostics tool, which monitors engine functions. If a vehicle’s engine experiences a malfunction, the “Check Engine” light comes on. An OBD-II scanner can access the resulting trouble codes within the vehicle’s diagnostic computer, or power train control module. This computerized hand held device can only interact with vehicles manufactured in 1996 and later. Earlier vehicles use older diagnostic systems which vary depending on the vehicle manufacturer. Using an OBD-II scanner is relatively easy, and accessing trouble codes only takes a few minutes.
1.Make sure the vehicle is turned off. Locate the Data Link Connector under the steering wheel. This is an outlet that allows access to the diagnostic computer, which in most vehicles is on the driver side.
2.Connect your OBD-II scanner to the Data Link Connector. The scanner cable has in a 16-pin plug that should naturally fit into the outlet.
3.Insert your vehicle’s key into the ignition cylinder and switch to “On.” Depending on the brand of OBD-II device, you may also need to turn the engine on and allow it to idle.
4.Turn the device on, if it did not auto-activate itself.
5.Key in a command to “read” or “scan” the diagnostic system. How to do this depends on the brand of OBD-II device you are using. Button layout differs from model to model, and some devices may use a menu system. Exact code retrieval instructions will be located in your device’s handbook.
6.Read through the trouble codes on your device’s read-out screen. Copy these codes down onto a sheet of paper. Some devices are USB equipped and can connect directly to a computer with a USB cable. If you have this type of OBD-II scanner, device-to-desktop connectivity will covered in your scanner’s handbook.
7.Look up the trouble codes in your device’s handbook. Typically, generic OBD-II codes are located in an appendix toward the back. These are the standardized generic codes good for all OBD-II compliant vehicles. Manufacturers also have a supplementary set. A vehicle’s owner’s manual will not have these codes. You will need to be look them up online or in a repair manual for your particular vehicle.
8.Turn the vehicle’s electrical system off. If you had to start the engine, turn it off as well. Unplug the OBD-II scanner’s diagnostic cord from the outlet and turn the device off.
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Launch X431 Bluetooth Adapter Using Tips

If you want to use Launch X431 PRO3/Pro Mini/Diagun IV to program Car via Bluetooth, you might have to get a Bluetooth adapter. These three Launch X431 products each have their own Bluetooth adapters. Here give some using tips about how to use Bluetooth adapters.
How to use the new Bluetooth DBScar Adapter that you get ?
  1. check the new serial number in the dbscar adapter, then check whether the serial number changed in your account or not first . If not , pls contact us immediately.
  1. Update your X431 Pro Mini , then it can be used .
Here comes the images of each Bluetooth adapters
We don’t have the link to get the Bluetooth adapter only, contract us if you want to buy.
Bluetooth adapter for Launch X431 PRO3 V +: 180USD
Bluetooth adapter for Launch X431 PRO MINI: 180USD
Bluetooth adapter for Launch X431 DiagunIV: 180USD
  1. Bluetooth adapter sale without software, it must use with Launch X431 PRO3 or Pro Mini or Digun IV. Make sure you have one of them. Please send SN and picture to us when get the order.
  2. We don’t have the signal link to purchase Bluetooth adapter, if you want to buy it, please contact us to get it. The Bluetooth adapter sale 180USD each.
  3. If you have any question when using, please turn to us, we will help you.
In order to get the Bluetooth connector as soon as possible, please check the info below.
  1. Serial number (SN) of your Device;
  2. Account name on Launch’s website;
  3. A picture with clear SN . (backside of the main unit or Passkey paper, or a screenshot of SN on main unit)

Launch CRP Touch Pro Diagnosis Car List and Special Function List

Launch CRP Touch Pro support full system diagnosis and Oil /EPB /SAS/DPF /BMS Reset functions, what’s more, it is good choice for AU Ford and Holden. This blog mainly introduce Launch CRP Touch Pro full system diagnostic car list and special functions list
1. Full system diagnostic
This functions has its own car list.
2. Oil \ EPB \ SAS\ DPF \ BMS Reset functions
CRP Touch Pro Oil reset list:
EPB reset:
SAS reset:
DPF reset:
BMS reset:

How to do BMW G-Series coding with BMW ICOM cable

I’ve collected all the useful coding tips from the BMW G series on the web and make a description here. I hope it helps.
Q:  Is it possible to code BMW G-series and which software? E-sys is not possible?
A:  Code the G series with  ESYS  . I think you need a Tokenmaster pro launcher. It was written somewhere on the forum but maybee you can ask Tokenmaster.
Q: Have a good success if the coding of the G series?
A:  I have successfully coded the G Series. You need Pro Launcher.
Q:  Do we know if it is possible to code the G series?
A:  Coding is possible with E-SYS, but the problem is CAFD mapped / trimmed on new ECUs. But for ECU excisting is not a problem (BDC_BODY, NBT2, ACSM etc.)
Q: Can I code G11 with Esys?
A:  I tried to code G11 today.
My level I is S15A-16-07-506, used data 5.94.
I found the S15A target in Esys.
S15A psdzdata covers F090 / G001 / G002 / G011 / G012 / G030 / G031 / G032 / RR11 / RR12 / RR31
Q:  Could you share with me the token and activation code of your launcher?
R:  It’s not possible. The token and the activation code are valid for 1 PC only. Here is how it works: you ask Token Master, it sends a token, you install Launcher Pro with the token, Launcher generates the request code, you send it to Token Master, it sends you the activation code in response.
Q: Which E-sys can be used for G-series coding?
A:  E-Sys:
S15A psdzdata covers G001 / G002 / G011 / G012 / G013 / G30 / G031 / G032
S15C covers psdzdata G008 / G038
Q: Which tool for the G series?
A:  I am perfectly aware of what ICOM Next is and I have it.
Icom   then runs a gigabyte LAN port. So, if the router and the laptop are also running Gigabyte ports you increase the speed, it’s only if the car and the software allow it.
The next Icom is also faster for G Series cars that I also suspect have a gigabyte Ethernet bus.
In addition, it has USB3.0 instead of USB2.0 and a better wifi card.
Q: Which BMW ICOM can I use for G30?
A  :  Any  icom will   work, but to be safe with Series I vehicles, use a dedicated router because kafas huh and some other modules will crash if you do not use a router it handles switches for ethernet like these modules use more than one path way, in short, it uses all 4 wires of two pairs and without router not good, it has worked for me for quite some time now good luck. note that my router does not connect to wan
Q:  Which tool is used for the G30 flash or coding?
A  :  Flashed all cars with Icom Next and Aos Online with DHCP on the router. Since I never have any problem with NBT or other. Flash E / F / G with this configuration.
Note that Online Aos is the online version of BMW software for diagnostics, programming many other things.
Q: How to do G30 coding?
A:  BMW G30 has a lot of differences in ECU, so I wanted to share my discoveries here.
– This is not a complete list of options but options that are unique from the standard options on recent models.
– SVT Play does not work, use Read ECU instead.
– Make sure the vehicle engine is running before pressing the Read ECU button, otherwise you will not get the full list of ECUs.
ECU: SAS [Driver Assistance Systems]
Default distance ACC: C_Abstandsstufe_init -> Set to 2
Blind spot detection: Note that the G30 has several blind spot detection modules and you must set the Speed ​​setting for each. For each radar module, there is a separate KMH and MPH setting, so 6 in total.
for example
C_LCA_SWW_Vmin_KMH – set at 55 km / h
C_LCA_SWW_Vmin_MPH – set to option 0 (Werte 22)
ECU: HU_NBT [Main unit]
G30 has a hardware limitation and max Video-In-Motion you can get via E-sys is 63 km / h (about 39 mph). After following the standard VIM coding, make sure that
ECU: DKOMBI [Instrument Group]
ECU: IHKA [Climate Control] – Not tested
This coding value determines whether the previous settings (last function) should be used when switching from Auto mode to manual mode, in manual mode, or whether the “Auto” settings should be used when changing from car mode to manual mode .
Default: AKTIV (Active) = 01
HO coding to be able to manipulate the frontal adjustment of the ventilation (if necessary, in the case of special requests from large-scale customers)
3003 -> VERTRIMMUNG_BEL_FRONT (Front side)
keine = 00
3003 -> VERTRIMMUNG_FUSS_FRONT (Front feet)
keine = 00
keine = 00 (No)
Kaelter = 01 (colder)
waermer = 02 (warmer)
ECU: BDC_Body -> 1DF7 – Comfort Access Settings
3514 PMaster has access to related parameters
ECU: ACSM – Security Parameters
Settings for seat belt reminders and others

Launch GOLO EZcheck: A New Powerful OBDII Scanner for DIYers

There is a new powerful scanner released by Launch called Launch GOLO EZcheck which could connect to your iPhone / Android Phone. It turns your iphone or Android phone into a powerful and professional OBD2 Scanner which helps you to save time and money before going to workshop.
How does Launch GOLO EZcheck work?
Golo EZcheck is a plug-and-play scanner, once plugged into your vehicle’s 16pin OBDII DLC, the unit will power up and prompt you to start your ignition and access to engine control units, if your vehicle has a Check Engine Light on, EZcheck can read the error codes, find out what the problem is, and perhaps fix it.
GOLO EZcheck Functions:
  1. Easily determines the cause of the “Check Engine Light (MIL)”.
  2. Reads hard (memory)/pending (intermittent) and historic codes and show definitions.
  3. Turns off Check Engine Light (MIL), clears codes and resets monitors.
  4. I/M monitor readiness test.
  5. Retrieves vehicle information (VIN).
  6. Read data stream
GOLO EZcheck Car Repair Report
It provides a professional car repair report for specific DTCs.
GOLO EZcheck vehicle coverage:
Works on most 1996 US-based, 2000 EU-based and Asian cars and newer OBDII & CAN vehicles
* Works on 12V vehicle battery ONLY
*  Must be 16 PIN OBD II protocol

How to Install Activate Cummins Insite Pro and Lite on Windows 10

Here are the step-by-step guides on installing & activating Cummins Insite Pro version and Lite (Count) version on Windows 10 (including patch download).
Software version:
cummins-insite-8-20-pro-02 cummins-insite-8-20-pro-03
Difference between insite 8.2 Pro version and Lite Version:
Pro version including all function of Lite version, and also including Automotive Calibrations Data Cummins INCAL and Reflash ECU data, read & write ECU
Multi-language available: English(united states)/Chinese(simplified)/Danish/Dutch/Finnish/French/German/Italian/Japanese/Korean/Norwegian/Portuguese/Russian/Spanish/Swedish/Turkish
Compatible truck diagnostic tools:
1.Cummins INLINE 6 Data Link Adapter
2.Cummins INLINE 5 Data Link Adapter
3.DPA5 Dearborn Protocol Adapter 5 Heavy Duty Truck Scanner
5.XTruck USB Link
6.AUGOCOM H8 Truck Diagnostic Tool
Operating system: Windows 7-Windows 10
Windows 10 you should disable anti-virus program and run software as administrator. 

Part 1: Install & Activate Cummins INSITE 8.2.0 Lite version

First you need to download patch for Lite version
Step 1: Install INSITE 820 Lite software
Open software folder

Extract INSITE8.20.184 zip file to desktop
Open INSITE8.20.184 folder

Open autorun
Select Manual Install Options->Required Installs->Install INSITE

Select INSITE language
Install Microsoft.NET Framework 4.5 Full
Install INSITE Data Pack

Accept INSITE Data Pack license agreement
Click Next
Finish Install data pack

Install INSITE CSS Service
Click Next

Verify PC date and time.
INSITE contains features which are dependent upon an accurete PC date and time. Please verify that
the date and time settings are correct before continuing the installation.
Tick “I have verified hat the date and time settings are correct”
Click Next
Accept license agreement
Click Install

Finish install INSITE software
This will generate Cummins INSITE software on desktop
Step 2: Activate INSITE 8.2 Lite version
Run Cummins INSITE software as administrator (very important)
Accept 2 license agreements
Select Simulator Mode
Exit INSITE software

Delete all files on desktop

Download INSITE 820 Count patch above and paste it to desktop

Run “820 Count” file and send the SN (hardware ID) to your dealer
Dealer will send you user name and activation key

Enter user name and activate here
Click on Register

Registration success. Now you can use Cummins Insite Lite version.

Part II: Install & Activate Cummins INSITE 8.2.0 Pro version

First you need to download patch for activation as well
Step 1: Install INSITE Pro software
Extract INSITE8.20.184 pro zip file to desktop
Open INSITE8.20.184 folder
Open autorun
Select Manual Install Options->Required Installs->Install INSITE
Select INSITE language
Install Microsoft.NET Framework 4.5 Full
Install INSITE Data Pack
Accept INSITE Data Pack license agreement
Click Next
Finish Install wizard
Install INSITE CSS Service
Click Next
Click Next
Verify PC date and time.
INSITE contains features which are dependent upon an accurete PC date and time. Please verify that
the date and time settings are correct before continuing the installation.
Tick “I have verified hat the date and time settings are correct”
Click Next
Accept license agreement
Click Install
Finish install INSITE software
Step 2: Activate INSITE 8.2.0 Pro verison
Run Cummins INSITE software as administrator (very important)
Accept 2 license agreements
Select Simulator Mode
Exit INSITE sofware
Delete all files on desktop

Download Cummins INSITE 8.2.0 pro pacth and paste it on desktop
Run “820 Pro” file and send the SN to the dealer
Dealer will send you User name and register key
Paste user name and register key here.
Now you have activated the INSITE Pro software.
Start using the software.

2014 Maserati Ghibli smart key program using SKP1000 tablet key pro

Step-by-step procedure on 2014 Maserati Ghibli smart key program using SKP1000 tablet key pro.
Please be informed:
You will read a word “Tap”, yes, SKP1000 tablet key pro is allowed to use finger to touch the screen which is much easier to find out the car brand and functions compared with Superobd SKP900.
Tap ” Smart key (new)”
Tap “IMMO”
Please choose: OBDII connector and turn on ignition, tap “Press” to go on and “No” to back.
There are 3 options: add smart key, delete smart key and password selection. We go to ” password selection”
Have password: 8971, tap “NO” to back.
Turn on the emergency light and turn off the ignition, tap “Yes” to continue.
Let the smart key which needs to be programmed stay in the car, and take other keys out of the car. tap “Yes” to continue, tap “NO” to back.
Please input the password.
Configuring system, please wait 1 minute.
Within 30 seconds, close the smart key to the start button and press the “Unlock” key, then tap “Yes” to continue.
Program smart key successfully, tap “No” to back.
Use the new smart key to start 2014 Maserati Ghibli.
Thanks to SKP1000 tablet key programmer. It is very easy to use.

Peugeot 308 2015 remote key program via OBD with SKP1000 & VVDI2

Topic: How to program Peugeot 308 2015 remote key via OBD with SKP1000 key programmer, and read the pin code with Xhorse VVDI2 PSA tool.
Part 1: get the Peugeot 308 pin code before entering the immobilizer system.
To program Peugeot 308 remote key, it requires pin code as the same as Citroen.
The remote frequency is 433MHZ, electronic 46 chip, after the chip programs successfully the remote control automatically generates.
The Peugeot 308 OBD location:
3 ways to get the get the Peugeot 308 pin code:
  1. Ask the 4S or the service center for help, or find out the pin code in the password card. Pros: reliable and not expensive.
  2. Calculate the pin code by reading out the Body ECU or BSI data. Cons: it is not easy and risky to remove the ECU and BSI.
  3. Use a machine to read the pin code. For example, this time I use VVDI2.
Open VVDI2, click on “Peugeot”
Click on “Read Pin code”, and get message “Turn on ignition”.
Read out pin code successfully and to program remote key.
Part 2: Program Peugeot 308 2015 remote key with SKP1000 key pro
Tap ” Peugeot” then “Via car model”, then “308”
Please choose: OBDII adapter and turn on the ignition, “Yes” to continue, “No” to back.
Input the pin code that read out by VVDI2 PSA tool
Close all car doors, close the trunk, click “Yes” to continue.
Turn off the ignition, then turn on the ignition, tap “Yes” to continue.
Program Peugeot 308 remote key successfully, if program the next key? tap “Yes” to continue and “NO” to back.
The remote control will automatically generate, if it doesn’t work, turn the ignition to the ON position, then press the remote control button for two times.


How to use CN900 Mini and CN3 to Copy Chrysler ID46 Key

Here’s guide to clone a chip key on Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep that requires sniffing aka snooping using the CN900 Mini or ND900 mini cloning machine. This particular vehicle is a 2014 Jeep Wrangler and used a Y159-SH with a CN3 chip inside.
Insert a original key into CN900 mini’s antenna
Select Read & Copy function
CN900mini identified chip type
Click on DECODE button
The original key ID: 5CCBE368
Insert the original key into vehicle’s ignition switch, with the sniff-antenna close to it.
Turn ignition on and then off, repeat 5 times
Sniff data completed
Insert original key into mini cn900‘s coil again
Reading data. Don’t remove the transponder.
Decoding 46 chip.. wait until it process to 100%.
Remove original key.
Insert new key with CN3 chip inside
Click on COPY button
Clone Jeep ID46 chip key success
Now you can start vehicle with the new key.

How to make Cummins Insite 8.2.0 work with Nexiq usb link

Cummins INSITE truck software is compatible with Inline 5Inline 6, DPA5, Nexiq and Xtruck data link adapters. Here’s the guide on use INSIET 8.2 with Nexiq usb link.
Download INSITE 8.2.0 patch
Step 1: Install Nexiq drivers
Run USB-Link_9.5.0.1 setup on desktop as Administrator
Click Next to start install NEXIQ USB Link drivers
Accept copyright notice
Click Next
Installing Microsoft Visual C++ 2005
Click Next to install Device Tester Setup
Accept license agreement
Tick Device Tester Install, click Next
Install software on C:/Program Files/NEXIQ/Device Tester,click Install
Click Next
Device tester setup installation completed. Click Finish
Accept windows security warning
NEXIQ USB link drivers installation completed.
Click Finish.
Restart computer
Step 2: Install INSITE
Extract INSITE8.2.0.184 zip folder to desktop
Open INSITE 8.2.0 folder
Open autorun
Click Manual Install Options->Required Installs->Install INSITE
Select software language
Install Microsoft.NET Framework 4.5 Full, INSITE data pack, INSITE CSS service
Verify PC date and time, click Next
Accpet license agreement
Finish install INSITE 8.2 software
Step 3: Activate INSITE 8.2.0
Run Cummins INSITE software on dekstop as Administrator
Accept 2 license agreements
Exit INSITE software
Delete all INSITE files on desktop
Download and paste the Cummins INSITE 8.2.0 pro or lite version patach on desktop
Run “820 PRO” and send the ID to your dealer
The dealer will send you user name and activation key
Paste user name and registration key to corresponding area
Click on Register.
Activation success.
Now you can use INSITE software with NEXUQ/Xtruck USB Link hardware.