How to Enable tank info & L100KM into KML Mercedes W211 W203, etc.

Here is a tutorial of how to do it: use SD Connect C4 mux to enable tank info & L/100KM into KM/L mercedes W211 (W203) (w221) and more

In DAS Developer mode :
Kombiinstrument -> Diagnose nach Werkangabe -> Steuergerate-Anpassungen ->
Steuergerate-Anpassungen (Variantencoderierung) -> Variantkodierung Werkeinstellungen ->

In the menu that shows , you scroll down untill you read the line : Tankinfo im Reichweitebild
enable this option
now you have tankinfo in the screen that otherwise only showed range

If you allso wanna adjust the way fuel consumtion is showed
you scroll a little more down untill you read the line : Verbrauchanzeige km
you can change it from L/100km into km/l

Scroll down and confirm Coding by pressingF3

if you watch your Instrument Cluster , you notice that scrolling through the menu , nothing changed .

For this , the “Kombiinstrument” needs a reboot.
to do this in Developer mode we go back by hitting F1 -> 3 times
then choose Ansteuerungen -> Gesamstliste aller Ansteuerungen ->
Scroll down untill you see the line : Steuergeraet Resetten (PowerON-Modus) (FN_Reset_SG_Power_ON)
Press F3 and confirm again with F3
Now you will see the “Kombiinstrument” reboots


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Caterpillar ET 2017C Diagnostic Software (replaces CAT ET 2017A)

Cat ET 2017C (Caterpillar Electronic Technician)  is an updated version of the dealer level program for the diagnosis of all equipment Caterpillar.

This program works with the dealer diagnostic scanner Caterpillar Communication Adapter, as well as other adapters for diagnostics including scanner Nexiq; the program provides the full information when troubleshooting.

This diagnostic tool Cat ET allows service technicians to reprogram ECMs, reconfigure control system parameters, fine-tune performance or diagnose the cause of failure for the first time. These powerful tools allow service personnel to display and analyze vital performance and health information from any system quickly and accurately.

When you purchase a program CAT ET (Caterpillar ET) 2017С, you get detailed and clear instructions on how to activate it. But if you have difficulties or questions concerning the installation, we are helping you to enable the software remotely via TeamViewer free of charge, without any additional fees.

We recommend using only genuine Caterpillar comm III 317-7485 (replaces 317-7484)

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 not included in this application

Preferences Option to Save a Product Status Report to PDF

The Preferences dialog for the Product Status Report has changed. The dialog contains a new checkbox to automatically save a Product Status Report as a PDF file when the report is created. The Car Diagnostic Tool will continue to automatically save Product Status Reports as an XML file.

How To Use Piwis Tester II to coding Cayenne 92A MY 2011

Piwis Tester ii diagnostic & programming tool for Porsche, we know more about piwis tester 2 diagnostic functions. Do not know more about the coding function about Piwis Tester for Porsche.

Below share how to coding Cayenne 92A from MY 2011 rear-end electronics by Porsche piwis tester ii step by step.

Supplier Porsche Diagnostic Tool Piwis Tester 2 with Panasonic CF30 Tablet Full set Ready to Use

Tools to use step-by-step instruction:

1.Open Porsche PIWIS Tester 2 software, select “Diagnostics” – “Cayenne” – “92A from MY 2011” ,
staring up Porsche PIWIS Tester 2

2.Come to “Control unit selection”, select “Rear-end electronics”

3.Click F12 [Next] at the right corner.

Get message reading “Control unit search has been completed”. Select control unit(s) and select
the required function via the menu.

4.Click “Fault memory” and clear ALL or selected warning-event entries with [F8].

5.Click “Codings adaptations”, select coding mode [Automatic coding]. Press [F12] to continue.

6.Coding has been completed successfully. Press [F12] to continue.


Hope this airticle can help you learn more function about out  professional automotive diagnostic tool Porsche Piwis Tester 2.

What is used for BMW G30 ECU flash

Purpose: Need to flash a BWM G series G30

Puzzle: Is the ICOM Next mandatory or is the up to date ICOM 1st generation ICOM from 2012 ok?
Can I flash NBT EVO with old ICOM?

Advice & Options:


ENET cable would probably be better for you.


I flashed NBT EVOs with old ICOM without problems.


Flashed all Cars with ICOM Next and Online Aos with DHCP over Router. Since that i have Never any Problems with NBT or other. Flash E/F/G with this Setup.

Note that Online Aos is the online version of the BMW software for Diagnostic, Programming any many other things.


To answer your question
1st : you doesn’t need iCOM NEXT ON CnAutotool to flash the G series…but It actually Lot better & save up your times because iCOM NEXT has build in Gigabit connection.
2nd : old iCOM working find. It just take a lot longer.


Icom best any type , router I noticed w my setup I use desktop w 2 lan port and on a few f cars it actually faster then oem it programs up to 8 module same time w gigabit switch , and handle data lots faster than etnet cable and for certain modules the router is a must will crash hu high in kombi in a few others


Any icom will work , but to be safe with f,g,i series vehicles , use a dedicated router as kafas huh and a few other modules will crash if you do not use a router it handles the switches for Ethernet as those modules use more than 1 path way , in short it uses all 4 two pair wires and without router not good , this has worked for me for some time now good luck. note my router does not connect to wan


ICOM Next is the best option for G series, working better and faster than old BMW ICOM cables. It handles multiprogramming and coding quite nicely. Gets the job done much faster if flashing the complete vehicle. Also, another benefit to Next will be compatibility for future cars.

Lonsdor K518ISE Key Programmer English Version of K518

Lonsdor K518ISE key programmer is made by Lonsdor company which made Chinese version K518, CI600 Plus (SKP1000) and CI300. K518ISE has some surprises and new vehicle coverage, including a few volvos, cars Toyota/Lexus smart key all key lost via OBD2 Auto Scanner Tools, newer Renault, Maserati, Ferrari and many other makes.


 Main Function of Lonsdor K518ISE:
Immobilization Key Programming
Odometer adjustment/mileage correction
Built-in-in Volkswagen 4th & 5th adapter
Free BMW FEM key programming
Built-in Chip & remote detection module.

Lonsdor K518 Main Features:

The best car diagnostic tool based on Android
1. WIFI networking ensures software upgrading more convenient.
2.No need to plug memory card, or connect the computer with data cable, more flexible in online upgrading, updating and activating.
3. With USB-B2.0 standard connector, Automotive Diagnostic Tools test cable integrated with the diagnostic connector function of the adapter.
4. 7 inches high brightness, high definition color IPS capacitive screen
5. 3800mAh polymer battery
6. Support external memory expansion, better within 32G
Lonsdor K518ISE Key programmer Special Features:
Volvo (S40, S60, S80, XC60, XC90, C30, C70, V40, V60, V70) key programming.
Toyota/Lexus: smart key all key lost – via OBD ( without dismantle)
BMW CAS3/CAS3+/CAS3++: direct OBD programming
BMW CAS4/CAS4+: dismantle & read data programming
2016 -New Maserati: smart key programming
2016 -New Ford: smart key programming
Hyundai / Kia 46/47/8A smart key: PIN code reading via OBD, all key lost included.
Renault ( Megane, Koleos, Scenic) without PIN code key programming
VAG group 4th & 5th immobilizer system
Ferrari (458, F12, F149): direct OBD programming
Peugeot /Citroen: two ways to read PIN code & programming, all keys lost included.
Lonsdor K518ISE Key Programmer User Manual
Lonsdor K518ISE Basic Information
Lonsdor K518 ISE  Immobilizer Car List:
Audi, BMW, Benz, VW, Volvo, Citroen, Ferrari, Maserati, Fiat, Lamborghini, Jaguar, MG,
Land Rover, Bentley, Lancia, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, DS, Renault, Alfa Romeo, Smart,
Cadillac, Chevrolet, Dodge, GMC, Buick, Hummer, Ford, JEEP, Lincoln, Mercury
Honda, Hyundai, Isuzu, KIA, Lexus, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Ssangyong, Subaru, Suzuki,
Toyota, Shigaoka Queen
Iveco, Trumpchi, BYD, Geely, Chery, Great Wall, Young Lotus (Basically all Chinese car
models are included)
Odometer Correction Car List:
VW, Porsche, Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mazda, Audi, Renault, Hummer, Hyundai, Kia…
Note: more high-end cars will be updated very soon.
Lonsdor K518 ISE key programmer work with the smart key emulator as below, need purchase alone:
SKE-LT: Smart Key emulator – Toyota/Lexus smart key for all key lost via OBD
Black:  SKE-LT-DST40(94/D4) -Supports 94/D4 smart key.
Red: SKE-LT-8A(88/A8)-Support 88/A8 smart key.
Green: SKE-LT-DST80(98)-Supports 98 smart key.
Blue: SKE-LT-8A(A9)-Supports A9 smart key.
Lonsdor K518ISE Technical Parameter:


Lonsdor K518 ISE Registration & activation
After system updating, you need go to registration&activation.
For new user, click Registration, input user name(email), name(min 2 char), password(min 6 char), email verification code and click YES to complete registration(if interrupted after registration is done, you will go to the System update–Registered user to proceed). Then go to Activation confirmation to continue.
After confirming activation, it will enter into Setup password interface, please set 6-digit numbers as your startup password. Then after information verification by Lonsdor (5-30 minutes, you can check the progress by clicking “Refresh” ), you will required to re-enter the password to verify, when you get the notification that verification successful, the whole process before using the device is complete.

CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Adapter

-Retrieve engine totals for fuel usedmiles traveledand hours Operated.
-Display status of all parameterssuch as engine speedThrottle positiontiming advancefuel flow etc.

Software version: 2015A

Language: Chinese,Danish, EnglishFrench GermanItalian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish
Best Quality CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Adapter III With Bluetooth 2015A Version

CAT ET function:

1.Display “Logged Event Codes” to show engine over speeds,High temperaturesfuel consumptionetc.
2.View ECM’s current configuration and change user settings
3.Perform diagnostic tests and calibrationsand calibrate
4.Electro-mechanical and electro-hydraulic components
5.Context sensitive help leads operator through every task CAT Caterpillar ET can perform
6.Data Logger and Data Log Viewer allows recording of ECM signals for delayed troubleshooting capability.

Functionalities Shows all operating conditions that cause high repair costs such as:
Over speedshigh temperaturesfuel consumptiontransmission shift counts. This can provide awareness to change operator

Cat “ET Trainer” is now included in Autoboss Tools Program. It allows Users to train and practice using Cat ET without a Communications adapter or Electronic Control Module (ECM).This is a free feature of Cat ET.


1.ECM Summary screen lists every control module on equipment
2.Being tested and gives information on these modules.
3.Fast hookup and real time display of systems status. Displays ,readings such as rpmboostpressurestemperaturesetc. for Easy troubleshooting.
4.Identifies faulty sensorsharness connectorsand system parameters which are out of specification. Allows customers
5.To help dealer identify problems without visiting machine.
6.Identifies intermittent sensors and wiring problems during Machine operation and keeps a record of each one. Showswhen problem occurred and how often it happened.
7.Added information to allow customer to assist dealer in diagnosing and repairing problems. (Troubeshooting Help is not built in with in the programyou will still need go back to books in order to follow a repair description and steps in each Fault Code display within the program).English and metric units of measure integrated help file to easy learn the “How To” around the software.


Q:Why we can get from this device?
A:With this device there are three advantages:
1.Techniques resulting in lower machine operating and maintenance costs.
2.Tests are provided such as cylinder cutout and injector
3.Activation pressure to make problem locating easy.

Latest Version CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Adapter III Display Status of All Parameters

Auto Scanner Tools CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Adapter III retrieve engine totals for fuel used, miles traveled, and hours Operated. CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Tool display status of all parameters, such as engine speed, Throttle position, timing advance, fuel flow, etc.

The PC-based service tools from Caterpillar III provide the capability to access Electronic Control Modules (ECMs) from a personal computer. Many job-critical tasks can be performed with an electronic service tool. The user can display the status of a group of parameters (temperatures, pressures, etc.) simultaneously, view active and clear logged diagnostics, display the current configuration of an ECM and much more. The service tool works with a communication adapter to allow connection to an ECM. A graphical interface makes this software quick to learn and easy to use. A separate pull-down menu for each function enhances the “ease of use.” The version and identification of the ECM is automatically retrieved and is displayed on a summary screen when the program is started. Diagnostic tests and calibrations can also be performed.
All the details about the CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Interface Adpater III please feel free to contact with us:

Xtool EZ500 tested on Ford Mondeo 2011 Diagnosis & Mileage Adjustment

Recently , many customer consulted with us how our XTOOL EZ500 work ?

Good news to say that our engineer  just tested it on Ford Mondeo 2011 , and made some photos as bellow , please check :

XTOOL EZ500 Full-System Diagnosis for Gasoline Vehicles is the original xtool product with best quality , have many good feedback from our customers , if you have any interesting of it , please check on our website CnAutotool directly .

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2017 Launch X431 Pro Mini review – newer & better than many tools

I’m a Launch user living Canada, and couldn’t be happier with this Launch X431 Pro Mini Bluetooth. I would like to write an objective review on Launch X431 Pro Mini here. I really highly recommend it for following reasons.

X431 Pro Mini unit is small, the smallest of the scan tools that I’ve dealt with. This tool is the newest Launch product out on the market for 2017. I took a big risk in buying X431 Pro Mini because it wasn’t released in North America. But good thing it worked out because the updates for the software are newer than the ones in North America. Example: on the X431 pro Mini Porsche firmware V21.91. In current software from North America it’s V21.81.

It’s all about the software, doesn’t matter where these machines are made, the software has to be current.

Previously I had the older Launch GDS which gave me issues with Acura, Honda, Toyota and Nissan. Thank god the issues have been fixed with this new X431 pro Mini unit. By far, the BMW, Benz and VW software is the best you can find on the market. I used and bought previous Snapon- Verus, Autel and PIWIS, Vagcom. This X431 Pro Mini tool by far is one of best well-rounded ones. The customer service from is very nice and helpful too, they are prompt at answering any questions. The shipping also came on time! Faster than I expected.

I highly recommend also because its good price, X431 pro Mini price $725 incl. delivery. I compare its price with Amazon, it’s about $880, so save much.

Vpecker Easydiag OBD2 Diagnositic Tool Update to V8.3!

The newest Vpecker Easydiag Version V8.3 has been released, you will get some information in advance here, if you want more details, please visit

Software Version: V8.3
Convenient Update method: Download or upgrade by just one click online!
O.S.: Windows XP ~ Windows 10

New features added
1.Beautiful action testing display interface.
2.Quick testing and connection of WIFI.
3.New addition of Hyundai and Kia system into the ESS.

Why recommend you own a Vpecker Easydiag as your car diagnostic tool?
1.Cheapest: As a full diagnostic tool, it only costs you $159, compare to other full diagnostic tool, it is the cheapest.
2.Unparalleled: Support ALL 5 OBDII protocols and ALL 10 test modes.
3.Easiest to use: Wireless available with touch-screen operation and intuitive operation in the windows.
4.The most extensive coverage vehicles: More than 70 US domestic, European, Asian, Australian and Chinese vehicles makes.
5.Strongest: It works stably in high and low temperature environment, and work well
6.Most intelligent: Automatic connect to Wi-Fi and check out the year and model of the vehicles automatically and quickly.
7.Power function: Battery configuration, ABS Bleeding, EPB, Oil Reset, TPMS, Live data, ECU programming and so many others
8.Support 25 languages: Italian, Chinese (Simplified), English, Chinese (Traditional), Japanese, German, Russian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Dutch, Hungarian, Korean, Czech, Arabic, Indonesian, Persian, Thai, Vietnamese, Finnish, Swedish, Romanian, Bosnian