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Launch X431 PAD V Elite Frequently Asked Questions!

Launch X431 PAD V Elite scan tool new-added topology module mapping,it is easy to view the communication structure between modules.you can directly access all system to perform functions,view live data in graph.number of the DTCs are marked out for easy to location of the faults. And just one click, you can access to the fault module directly and the DTC definition and suggested reasons are listed, improving your working efficiency highest than ever.

X431 PAD V ELITE Introduction

LAUNCH X431 PAD V ELITE supports online programming + offline/J2534 programming, it is more powerful and cost-effective than other J2534 tools.

X431 PAD V ELITE Highlights

👍 High configuration hardware: 10.1 inch Touchscreen, sun readable screen, protection grade IP65, more waterproof, more resistant to falling, and the vehicle can work normally after rolling.

👍 Support 5G Wi-Fi Diagnosis, 4GB RAM + 128GB ROM (can be expanded to 256GB).

👍 Updated the connector from Smart Box 3.0 to Smart Link C, added Super Remote Diagnostic

👍 Online ECU Programming + Online Coding + J2354 Programming

👍 OE-Level Full System Diagnosis + 50 More Reset Services

👍 Full Bi-Directional Control / Active Test + ECU Coding + Guide Function

👍 FCA AutoAuth Access + SCN Online Coding

👍 Support support Topological Graph + J2534/RP1210/D-PDU / CAN FD DolP New Protocols

👍 25 Language Support , No language barrier.

👍 Auto VIN Scan + Remote Diagnostic +Diagnostic Feedback +Maintenance records, ect

👍 Support the expansion of 24V truck diagnosis (Optional)

👍 Added Tesla _EV vehicles: Model – 3, Model – S and Model- X ( Buy in MALL)

👍 2 Years Free Update You can use all functions as normal after 2 years free update, it will not be locked.

👍 1 Year Warranty + Free Tech Supports

👍 Extended module: Compatible with Oscillograph, X-PROG 3, TSGUN Wand, RF-Sensor, BST360 Battery Test, VSP600 Videoscope, ADAS, 24V Heavy Duty software , Wi-Fi printer, New energy vehicle, Multimeter, Ignition analysis etc.

👍 Multi-Language Supports: Support English, French, Spanish, German, Russian, Korean, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Dutch, Hungarian, Finnish, Simplified, Czech, Turkish, Greek, Arabic, Danish, Persian, Romanian, Serbian, Swedish, Chinese Traditional.

👍 Supports more models and more comprehensive functions:

a. Support 30+ Car Brands, overing European cars, American cars, Asian cars and Chinese cars ,and keep increating

b. function including: Online Coding, Online Programming,Online Parametric Configuration,On-Line Matching And Calibration, Fuel Quality Defect Firmware Upgrade and more

c. Applicable vehicle models for online programming : For Mercedes Benz, for Porsche, for FAW Volkswagen, for Kia, for bmw, for Nissan, for SKODA, for Mazda ,for VW, for Beijing Hyundai, For Seat, for Fiat, for Audi, For SAIC Rongwei, for Renault, for China GM, For SAIC MG, for GAC MOTOR, for Ford, for Shanghai Volkswagen , for Hyundai, keep increasing…

For the new released product Launch X431 PAD V Elite, customer should be with many things to know

Here we share some FAQ

Launch X431 PAD V Eliteh FAQ

Q:Hi this equipment support Honda CRV 2022 Hybrid and Nissan murano 2020?
A:Hello, LAUNCH X431 PAD V can diagnosis your Honda CRV 2022 Hybrid and Nissan murano 2020!

Q:Will the unit work on 2014 Infiniti QX70, VIN# JN8CS1MU0EM450620 ?
A:Hello, our engineering told me that the LAUNCH X431 PAD V can diagnose your model!

Q:Does this work on 2022 Ford F-350 6.7 power stoke diesel , ecm Tcm , instrument cluster programming?
A:Sorry, the LAUNCH X431 Pad V does not currently support 2022 Ford models!

Q:Can It program honda car with new software ?
A:Sorry sir, X431 Pad V currently does not support Honda programing!

Q:Hello! I am in USA and I would like to program VW and Audi vehicles. What country do I need to route my VPN for it to work? Thank you!
A:You can use a VPN from Europe, but it is risky and you need to operate with caution. Thank you.

Q:will the PAD V program, code, do special functions, and actuations on DoIP 2019 jaguar (USA)? (2017 and up) no subscription necessary? you notes say no USA programing.
A:Hello, if you are in the United States, please change your network to another country, so that you can use the programming function in this car; you do not need to change the network to use other functions. What do you mean by “(2017 and up) no subscription”?

Q:Hi , Is this toll can do Mercedes SCN coding and reset start counter of sprinter ?
A:Hello, what is “reset start counter”? Can you explain clearly?

Q:Am I able to add the smart box 3.0 to the pro3s+
A:Hello, it is not possible!

Q:can this tool program my 2004 escalade,2018 Chevy cruze, and 2007 BMW 5 series
A:Hi, it is possible to program the 2007 BMW 5 series, the other two cars cannot.

Q:How much is the update after the first year?
A:Hello, LAUNCH X431 Pad V renewal is currently at a discounted price of $559 (1 year), $859 (2 years).
LAUNCH X431 Pad V renewal card link, Click to learn more!

Q: Communication error with vehicle ECU?
Please confirm:
1. Whether the VCI is properly connected.
2. Whether the vehicle ignition switch is ON.
3. If all checks are normal, send vehicle year, make, model and VIN
number to us using Feedback feature.

Q: Failed to enter into vehicle ECU system?
Please confirm:
1. Whether the vehicle is equipped with the system.
2. Whether the VCI is correctly connected.
3. Whether the vehicle ignition switch is ON.
4. If all checks are normal, send vehicle year, make, model and VIN number to us using Feedback feature.

Q: Can I use any other power adaptor other than the included power adaptor to charge the tablet?
No. Please use only the included power adaptor to charge the tablet.
We assume no responsibility for damage or loss resulting from the use of the any other adaptors.

Q: How to save power?
• Please turn off the screen while the device keeps idle.
• Set a shorter standby time.
• Decrease the brightness of the screen.
• If WLAN connection is not required, please turn it off.
• Disable GPS function if GPS service is not in use

Q: How to reset the tablet?
*Warning: Resetting may cause data loss. Before doing so, please make sure important data and information has been backed up.
There are 2 methods available to reset the tablet:
Method 1
1. Ensure the tablet is in ON mode.
2. Select “Tablet Setting” on the Home screen.
3. Select “Backup & reset”.
4. Tap “Factory data reset”.
5. Tap “RESET TABLET” to confi rm.
Method 2
1. Ensure the tablet is in OFF mode.
2. Hold and press VOLUME – key and POWER key until the tablet enters system boot mode.
3. Use the VOLUME + / VOLUME – key to switch to system recovery mode and press POWER key to confi rm.
4. Use the VOLUME + / VOLUME – key to move the highlight bar on“wipe data / factory reset” and press POWER key to confi rm.
5. Press VOLUME + / VOLUME – to select “yes” and press POWER key to confi rm.
6. Select “reboot system now” and press POWER key to restart the system.
7. After resetting is complete, follow the on-screen instructions to finish the system settings.

Q: How to activate new VCI device?
*Note: Before registration, please make sure the network is properly connected.
If you have activated a VCI device before and bought a new VCI device due to the loss or other reasons, please follow the below steps to activate:
1. On the Home screen, tap “User Info” -> “Activate VCI”.
2. Input product S/N and activation code, which can be found from the included password envelope, then tap “Activate”.
3. After activation completed, the tablet will automatically wirelessly connect to the VCI device. Tap “User Info” -> “VCI” to check if the
activated VCI device is displayed in the connector list or not. Each tablet is allowed to bind multiple VCI devices.
If you intend to use one of the VCI devices to diagnose / test a vehicle, just switch to the corresponding VCI device.

Q: How to update Android?
A newer Android version will be released to bring better user experience and more capabilities. Please check for updates on regular basis.
*Note: Please make sure your tool battery has at least 70%. Do NOT run any other programs during the update.
1. On the Home screen, tap “Other Module” -> “Wireless Upgrade”.
2. Tap “Check for updates”. Once a newer version is found, follow the on-screen instructions to download and install the update file.
3. Be patient to wait until the update is done.

Q: How to update the APK and diagnostic software?
*Note: During the update, please make sure the tool has a stable network connection.
1. On the Home screen, tap “Software Update”.
2. To update all software, tap the “All software” tab and tap “Update”on the bottom of the screen to start the download.
3. To update some common software, tap the “Common software” tab to update the previously added common software list.

Q: Can I use the VCI device to communicate with the tablet viaBluetooth?
The VCI device actually supports the Bluetooth communication, but this feature is currently disabled in the diagnostic application.
The Wi-Fi communication between the tablet and the VCI is highly recommended since it provides more stable connection and faster transmission speed.

Q:What to do if the tablet runs out of space when downloading software?
1. Refer to the item “How to back up data?” to back up the important data.
2. Delete the data that has been backed up to release the storage space.

Q: How to back up data?
1. Turn the tablet on.
2. Plug the external storage device into the data transmission port (not type-C port) of the tablet.
*Note: For this tablet, the USB Type C interface is only for charging and disabled for data exchange. To exchange fi les with other external storage devices, please use the USB Type A interface only.
3. Go to “Other Modules” -> “Files” open the ES File Explorer.
4. After the tablet identifi es the storage device, USBxxxx will appear under the Internal Storage.

Q: The diagnostic application is failing.
1. On the Home screen, tap “Tablet Setting” -> “Apps”.
2. Select the application name from the Apps list.
3. Select “FORCE STOP”, and then press “OK” to confirm.
4. Select “Clear Data”, and then press “OK” to confirm.

Q: How to retrieve the login password?
Please follow below steps to proceed in case you forgot the login password
1. Tap [Login] button on the upper right corner of the screen.
2. Tap “Retrieve password”.
3. Input product S/N and follow the on-screen prompts to set a new password.

for more details,please visit

https://www.carobd.de/upload/pro/24022717090867516287.pdf

What’s the Difference betweem Launch X431 SmartLink C 2.0 and HD III Heavy Duty Module?

Launch X-431 SmartLink C 2.0 is a heavy-duty vehicle diagnostic module developed by Launch Company based on Linux system, dual processor Cortex-A7+Cortex-M7, 8G storage, 256M storage, 320*480 resolution. It supports Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB and other communication methods, and can be used with X-431 PRO3S and PRO5 series.

Launch X431 SmartLink C 2.0 is the update version of Launch X431 HDIII, but what’s the difference between Launch X431 SmartLink C 2.0 and Launch HDIII ?

1,  Functions Comparison

LAUNCH X431 HDIII Heavy-duty Truck Diagnostic Module :X-431 HD III is a heavy-duty vehicle diagnostic module based on Android system developed by Launch Company.
It supports Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB and other communication methods. It can be used with X-431 PRO 3S or X-431 PAD III, and is suitable for 12V and 24V models.
Covers engine software for Cummins, Bosch, Weichai, Yuchai, Xichai, Chaochai, etc.,
as well as software for more than 100 global vehicle models such as Dongfeng Commercial, Foton Commercial, FAW Jiefang, Jiangling, Mercedes-Benz Heavy Truck, Volvo Heavy Truck, Yutong Bus, King Long Bus, etc. .
Supports functions such as reading version information, reading fault codes, reading data streams, clearing fault codes, and action testing.

Launch X-431 SmartLink C 2.0 Heavy-duty Truck Diagnostic Module :X-431 SmartLink C 2.0 is a new generation heavy vehicle diagnostic module based on Linux system developed by Launch Company.
It has dual processors Cortex-A7+Cortex-M7, 8G running memory, 256M storage, and 320*480 resolution.
It supports Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB and other communication methods, and can be used with X-431 PRO3S, PRO5, and PADV series, and is suitable for 12V and 24V models.
Covers engine diagnostic software for Cummins, Bosch, Weichai, Shangchai, Yuchai, Xichai, Chaochai, Yangchai, Quanchai and other engines. Supports software for more than 300 vehicle models around the world, including Dongfeng Commercial, Foton Commercial, FAW Jiefang, Jiangling, Mercedes-Benz Heavy Truck, Volvo Heavy Truck, Yutong Bus, King Long Bus, etc.
Supports functions such as reading version information, reading fault codes, reading data streams, clearing fault codes, and action testing.
Supports super remote diagnosis.

2. Hardware: The hardware adopts higher-performance processors to provide faster and more accurate commercial vehicle fault diagnosis and repair solutions;
3. Number of diagnostic software: supports more car models and wider car model coverage;
4. Diagnostic function: supports super remote diagnosis

for more informations, please visit following link

https://www.carobd.de/wholesale/launch-x431-smartlink-c-heavy-duty-truck-module.html

Use X431 ECU&TCU Programmer to Operate The” Procedure” Function on Volkswagen for Transmission Computer DQ200 Clone

Use X431 ECU&TCU Programmer to Operate The” Procedure” Function on Volkswagen for Transmission Computer DQ200 Clone

Launch X-431 ECU & TCU Programmer supports ECUs data reading & writing quickly, including reading the chip ID and backing up the EEPROM data, backing up the FLASH data and restoring EEPROM/FLASH data. There are two methods to read various vehicle brand ECUs info. The X-431 ECU & TCU Programmer also supports Data Processing, anti-theft shutdown and file verification.

But how to use Launch X431 ECU TCU Programmer for Volkswagen Transmission DQ200 ?

VW for DQ200 TCU Cloning

VW for DQ200 TCU Cloning

VW for DQ200 TCU Cloning

VW for DQ200 TCU Cloning

VW for DQ200 TCU Cloning

VW for DQ200 TCU Cloning

VW for DQ200 TCU Cloning

VW for DQ200 TCU Cloning

VW for DQ200 TCU Cloning

VW for DQ200 TCU Cloning

VW for DQ200 TCU Cloning

VW for DQ200 TCU Cloning

VW for DQ200 TCU Cloning

VW for DQ200 TCU Cloning

VW for DQ200 TCU Cloning

VW for DQ200 TCU Cloning

VW for DQ200 TCU Cloning

VW for DQ200 TCU Cloning

for more informations about Launch X431 ECU TCU programmer, please visit following link

https://www.carobd.de/wholesale/launch-x431-ecu-tcu-programmer.html

 

 

This entry was posted on August 24, 2023, in Launch X431.

How to add smart keys to Volvo XC40 2018- 2021 with Launch X431 IMMO Elite/IMMO Plus?

To add smart keys to Volvo XC40 2018-2021 using Launch X431 IMMO Elite/IMMO Plus, you can follow the simple steps outlined in the “IMMO Prog” function. The entire process takes approximately 3 minutes.

First, select the Volvo option in the menu, and then choose the newest version V10.03. From there, navigate to the Anti-Theft Key Matching section and select XC40 as the specific model for key matching. Make sure you choose the correct year range, which is 2018-2021.

Before proceeding, it is recommended to check the Volvo/Lynkco anti-theft operation guide provided by Launch X431 IMMO Elite/IMMO Plus. You will find an operation introduction and a wiring diagram that you can refer to throughout the process.

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To add a key, you will need to remove the CEM (Central Electronic Module) module from the vehicle. Follow the provided instructions carefully to ensure a proper and safe operation.

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After removing the CEM module, you need to connect the Launch X–Prog3 key programmer to the module using the MCU V1 and MCU cable V1, following the provided wiring diagram.

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Once the connection is established, you can start reading the CEM security data and adding the smart key. Select the “Read CEM security data (disassembling and reading)” option and pay attention to the prompts on the screen.

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Make sure to save the vehicle immobilizer data after reading it successfully. This step is crucial for the key matching process.

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Next, select the “Smart keys added” option and follow the prompts on the screen. Turn the START knob to the right once and release it, and load the CEM security data that was just read.

To complete the key matching process, place the smart key to be matched in the designated sensing area, usually marked with a key symbol on the cup holder. Ensure that there are no other keys inside the vehicle during this step.

If everything is done correctly, you will receive a confirmation message stating that the key matching was successful.

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In addition to Volvo XC40, Launch X431 IMMO Plus/IMMO Elite is also capable of successfully matching anti-theft keys for Volvo S40 2004-2012.

How to Program 2018 BMW 530LI xDrive G38 EPS by Launch X431 PAD VII

 

How to use Launch X-431 PAD VII to program BMW ECU? This is programming the 2018 BMW 530LI xDrive G38 EPS as instructed.

Local diagnose >> BMW >> OK >> Automatically Search >> 5 Series >> 5’_G38 >> Coding/Program >> Program >> Read tips, OK >> Automatic Programming
Confirming the transport mode…
(Some MILs have been lighted which is a normal phenomenon)

Operation Tips
Local programming backup information detected:
1. Quickly press the last configuration to access.
2. If the hardware changes, press “No” to calculate the new configuration information.
3. If the vehicle command changes, press “No” to calculate the new configuration information.
4. If the programming indicated the hardware is mismatched, press “No” to calculate the new configuration information.
5. For any uncertainty, press “No” to calculate the new configuration information.
Whether to quickly load the last configuration information? Press “No”.

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Succeeded to get the other vehicle information…
Next >> EPS(Electronic Power Steering) >> OK >> Program >> Select files(asterisk means it must be selected) >> Next

Please confirm the vehicle conditions:
1. The vehicle is connected to an external power supply or the vehicle power supply can support the steady discharge for at least 1 hour.
2. The vehicle voltage can be stable for at least 13V.
3. Ignition on(engine not start).
4. Switch off all electricity-consuming equipment, eg. air conditioner.
Press “Yes”.

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Downloading files…
Continue or not? Yes
X-431 PAD 7 will start programming automatically…
ECU restart…
Testing…
Clear fault code…
Programming completed.
*DO NOT disconnect immediately, as it needs to complete the coding.

Recoding has been completed.
Done.

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How to set Online programming function for Launch X431 Pro5

Launch X431 Pro5 Online Programming Function Setting Steps

First, Connect the computer and the device with a USB cable, and set the USB connection method to “Media device (MTP)” on the device.

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Secondly,Enter the computer and find the file named “StdCfg.ini.” in the directory (\Lenovo TAB M10 FHD Rel\Internal shared storage\cnlaunch\X431Pro5\assets).

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Thirdly,Open and edit “StdCfg.ini” with a text editor, find two fields “OnlineFlash=0” and “Flash=0”, the default value is 0, indicating that the diagnostic software does not support online programming, click the corresponding field, change the value to 1, and save. After the save is successful, the corresponding value will change to 1, as circled in the figure below, indicating that the diagnostic software can support the online programming function.

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Kindly Note: Except Spain and Portugal do NOT support the online programming, devices in other regions can be setted according to the above method for online programming. The overseas online programming menu will not be displayed on the home page, and you need to enter the corresponding diagnostic software to have the corresponding menu

 

New Arrival Launch X431 PAD II 2 Full System WiFi Diagnostic Tool

Launch X431 PAD II is the new high-end diagnosis solution. Using the open source Android OS for deep car analysis and work with its large number of special functions. X431 PAD 2 covers more than 70 brands, access to all available vehicle systems; coding, programming (key, immobilizer system) and service reset.

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X431 PAD II Features:

Professional and systematic DTC scan
Read & clear DTCs and use the integrated DTC one-click search
Record and playback Live Data
Display various graph streams simultaneously (up to 15 graph streams)
Remote diagnosis via golo
Easy and quick update via Wi-Fi
More powerful hardware configuration
Cortex-A7 4 core processor, 1.2GHZ; 2G memory, solid state memory 32G; 10.1 inch IPS high definition capacitive screen; machine passed the IP65 test
Comprehensive diagnosis for all functions
Full system diagnostic device, supporting: Read data streams, storage, playback, read DTCs, clear DTCs, actuation test, special functions
Large car model diagnosis coverage
DTC intelligent search
With the car model name prefix to quickly search for DTCs on Internet.
Maintenance database
Provide a large amount of vehicle maintenance information
Upgrade center
Support one-click upgrade for firmware and car model software and release updates in real time.

This is Original tool of Launch Pad II.with good quality and power for function,you can have a try.

 

Instruction on LAUNCH X431 V Client uninstall and reinstall

 

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How to uninstall and reinstall LAUNCH X431 V Client

Step 1: Uninstall X431 V client

Step 2: Delete “cnlaunch “ from these 2 files: “ES File Explorer” and “File Manager” as following picture shows:

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Step3: Browse www.dbscar.com to download the newest version for X431 V client, and then install it. Important Note: you need to find X431 V under “Product Introduction”, and install X431 V Android version.

Step4: Open X431 V Client that has been installed, log into your CC account

Step5: Update software by following the below picture instruction.

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Important Note: the X431 V you downloaded will be saved in “downloads” shown as follows.

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