How to use GM Tech2 to program GM Vans Cruise Control Unit

Car List:

2007-2009 Chevrolet Equinox and Pontiac Torrent mid-size crossovers
2008-2009 GM full size Vans

Equipment:
GM Tech 2 Scanner /Tech2 OBDⅡdiagnostic scan tool
CANdi module
TIS2000 software CD +soft USB key
A laptop running Win XP home

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NOTE:
CANdi interface and TIS2000 software CD can be purchased separately. There are several Tech2 packages in obd2tool.com, like GM Tech2 with CANdi interface, GM Tech2 with 32 MB card and TIS2000 etc. You need to get the left stuff.

Programming cruise control with Tech 2 instruction:

Ⅰ Cruise Control Installation

Here are some picture instructions:

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Ⅱ BCM programming

1. Turn the ignition to ON position
2. Connect the Tech 2 Scanner with vehicle via OBD port
3. Power up the Tech2 device. Enter the main menu
4. Select F1: Service Programming System
5. Select F0:Request Info
6. Select Continue with USB software key
7. Select vehicle model Chevrolet or Pontiac
8. Select vehicle year, like 2007
9. Select LD TRK, MPV, Incomplete
10. Select detail specific model: Equinox or Torrent
11. Follow the system prompts and select Continue with USB soft key
12. Click Yes to verify the displayed VIN and confirm it is correct
13. Turn the ignition OFF. Unplug the Tech2 scan tool from the vehicle.
14. Connect the Tech 2 to the TIS computer
15. Power up the Tech2 and start running the TIS software program
16. Select Diagnostic Tool: Car Diagnostic Tool Tech 2
17. Select Programming Process: Replace and Reprogram ECU
18. Select ECU location: Vehicle
19. Click Next until the VIN id displayed
20. Verify the VIN by click Yes and then click Next to continue.
21. Select Controller: BCM
22. Select Programming Type: Normal
There are 3 options in the program: System, Interior/Exterior Lighting and Power-train Control.
For System Select Calibration, choose #25828506-Steering Wheel Control UK3
For Interior/Exterior Lighting, choose #25828503(No Fog Lights) or #25828504(With Fog Lights)
For Power-train Control, choose #25828488-Cruise Control K34
23. Verify calibration files are correct, click Next to continue
24. When complete load data to Tech2 scanner, click Close
25. Disconnect TECH2 OBDⅡscanner from TIS2000 and vehicle
26. Turn the ignition ON and power up the Tech2 device.
27. Select F1: Service Programming System
28. Select F0: Program ECU. Verify the VIN is correct.
29. Follow the screen prompts and click Continue with USB soft key
30. Wait about 2 minutes to download the data. Then turn off the ignition for 10 sec.

Ⅲ BPP Sensor Calibration

31. Turn the ignition to ON
32. Click Continue with USB software key
33. Click Exit button to back to the Start menu and select F0-Daignostics
34. Select vehicle year: 2007
35. Select LD, MPV, Incomplete
36. Select vehicle model: Chevrolet Truck or Pontiac MPV
37. Select body: L Body
38. Select F3-Vehicle Control System
39. Select engine: (F)3.4L V6 LNJ
40. Select F2-Module Setup
41. Select Body Control Module
42. Select F0-BPP Sensor Calibration. Do not touch the brake pedal and insure that the vehicle is on park.
43. Click Continue with USB soft key. Press Exit button when all procedures are complete.

Ⅳ Primary Key Configuration

44. Select F1-Set Up SDM Primary Key in BCM, click Enter
45. Then the system will prompts: “Procedure Complete”, click Exit button
46. Turn the ignition OFF for 10sec and then start the engine
47. Back to TECH2 scanner main menu and select Diagnostics
48. Select vehicle year: 2007
49. Select LD, MPV, Incomplete
50. Select vehicle model: Chevrolet Truck or Pontiac MPV
51. Select body: L Body
52. Select F3-Vehicle Control Module
53. Select F0-Vehicle DTC Information
54. Select F0-DTC Display
55. Click View all DTCs with soft key, click Yes to Clear all DTCs.
56. Drive a road test to make sure the cruise control is working

VXDIAG VCX NANO for GMOpel with GDS2 Tech2Win

VXDIAG VCX NANO for GM/Opel/Vauxhall is finally available on obd2tool.com. The VXDIAG GM supports  GM Tech2Win and GDS2 software. It is the perfect replacement of original WIFI wireless GM MDI diagnostic scanner. It is fully compatible with applications that diagnose engines, transmissions, ABS, instrument panels and more.

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 Top features  of GM  VXDIAG VCX Nano:
1. Support: GM Tech2win 2.302, GDS2 v12.0.00835.  Can replace original GM MDI WIFI system.
2. Compatible with applications that diagnose engines, transmissions, ABS, instrument panels and more
3. Firmware upgradeable
4. Quick access to vehicle data for maintenance or management reports
5. Support both WIFI and USB connection
6. GDS2 updates received via TIS2Web.

VCX Nano GM Kit support both GDS & GDS2. GDS 2 works similar to the original GDS, easier and faster.

NOTE:  Expiration date problem was fixed, tech2win still showed 42 days, gds2 still showed 30days, do not need to make lease renewal every month.

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tech2 scanner will never be expiration, it always to display 42 days. Extra installed drivers and for Allscanner VXDIAG VCX NANO because it’s supported by GM Tech2Win.

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VXDIAG VCX NANO for GM/OPEL FEATURES:
* Fully compatible with SAE-J2534-1 & SAE-J2534-2
* USB vehicle-to-PC connectivity
* All current and most legacy vehicle protocols: CAN, UART, KW2000, Class2, GM LAN, etc.
* Supports Windows? XP
* CE and FCC compliance for hardware
* Firmware Updatable

COMPATIBLE SOFTWARE:

* Support PC-based diagnostics with rollout of the Global Diagnostic System GDS & GDS2
* Support GM TIS2WEB online Service Programming System (SPS)
* Support Tech2Win application to offering a larger screen with all of the Tech 2 tool functionality
Global Diagnostic System (GDS & GDS2)

* New Diagnostic Application Software required for all GM Global Architecture (Global A) Vehicles.
* GDS & GDS2 is software which runs on a specific PC. Updates received via TIS2Web.

VCX Nano GM Kit support both GDS & GDS2. GDS 2 works similar to the original GDS. easier and faster

GDS 2 provides the following capabilities in multiple languages:

* Read codes, code status, Freeze Frame data and Clear Codes.
* Read VIN, ECU part numbers and software numbers.
* Record, store and replay Stored data.
* Control and monitor Output Control functions.
* Configure and Reset functions.
* Record or display history of the previous vehicle diagnostic sessions.

Service Programming System (SPS)

* passthrough programming on GM past model and Global A vehicles
* Increase reprogramming speed 20-70% and get ready to service new models

For pass-through programming of electronic control units on all vehicles built since 1996 and future model releases. The VCX Nano Prime GM KIT is between 20% and 70% faster than Tech 2.For example, on a new Tahoe hybrid with 7 ECUS, it would normally take 2 full hours to reprogram. But, with VCX Nano the process is completed in just 45 minutes. That’s a 64% difference and means you could service 10vehicles rather than 4in an 8-hour day! The potential to increase revenues is dramatic.

New Vehicles Model list

VCX Nano Prime GM KIT is the only full-spectrum diagnostic and reprogramming tool capable of servicing new Delta and Epsilon vehicles (with auxiliary CAN bus that cannot be serviced by Tech2).Below  is the list of vehicles being delivered this year that will rely exclusively on this tool for service.

Tech2Win Function

Tech2Win, an application version of the tech 2 scan tool and CANdi (Control Area Network diagnostic interface) moduleTech2Win can be used during a vehicle road test, offering a larger screen with all of the Tech 2 tool functionality. The Tech2Win application offers all of the features and functions of the Tech 2 for Opel, Saab etc.

GM Tech2 Self Test Instruction

1 insert gm card into card slot of Tech 2 Scanner

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2 Connect self-test adapter with Auto Scanner Tool Tech2, then power on machine

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3 Enter Main menu then choose F4: tool options

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4 Choose F3: SELF-TEST

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5 Press “Exist” to continue

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6 Choose Tech 2 self-test

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7 Automated VCI

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8 VCI self-test result

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Latest Version VCDS V18.2 VAG COM V18.2 Cable Updated

VCDS VAG-COM V18.2 HEX+CAN USB interface For VW Audi Seat Skoda released.

VCDS V18.2 Ross-Tech VCDS 18.2 Original Plan VCDS VAG-COM 18.2 support update online. Obd2tool.com share VCDS 18.2 Original Plan VCDS VAG COM Cable V18.2 VCDS Software Download.

http://www.ross-tech.com/vcds/download/current.php

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Release VCDS V18.2 VAG-COM Cable:
Software Version: V18.2
Hardware Version: V1.96

Support Multi-language: English, French, German, Russian, Italian, Swedish, Danish, Czech, polish, Dutch, Hungarian, Portuguese, Spanish, Slovenia, Romania

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Support Car Brand: VW, Audi, Seat, Skoda VAG Group vehicles

OS requirement:Windows 7, 8, and 10 (both 32-bit and 64-bit)

VAG COM VCDS Release 18.2 VCDS Software Download:

http://www.ross-tech.com/vcds/download/current.php

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The 18.2 VCDS Kable compatible with VCDS 12.12, VCDS 17.1.3 till VCDS 17.8.0 all version VCDS software for VAG-COM cable. If custom have VCDS VAG COM Purchase from obd2tool.com, just download VCDS 18.2 software to update directly.

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Hardware display

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GM Tech2 pass-through or go-between Process to Program A Module

For users with GM Tech2 scan tools:

If you are wanting to system a module, you will find two solutions. One particular is pass-through as well as the other is employing the Tech two as a go-between.
In detail… look here:

The pass-through will be to use having a laptop inside the car and it just utilizes the Tech two as the connection involving. This is the quickest and easiest technique to do it.
That is certainly, the data are directly downloaded from the Pc towards the ECU inside the car.

While the tech2 diagnostic scanner is still necessary within the mode, the data entry as well as the download control is carried out directly at the pc. Altogether, the approach is more rapidly, and it really is advisable when a pc with TIS2000 computer software is inside 3m of a car.

1. Connect Tech 2 for the vehicle.
2. Connect Tech 2 for the Computer switch on Tech two.
3. Start off TIS 2000 around the Computer.
four. Choose the icon ‘Service Programming System’ (Fig. 1) on the TIS2000 get started web page.
5. Commence TIS 2000 on the Computer.
six. Around the screen ‘Select Diagnostic Tool and Programming Process’ (See image beneath) make a selection for

***Pass-Thru mode

***the reprogramming of an ECU that was not exchanged or the replacement/programming of a new ECU

***the ECU place.

Then clock ‘Next’ button.

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The go-between system is for once you can’t bring the laptop in to the vehicle and uses the gm Tech2 scanner as a go-between. You connect the Tech 2 to the vehicle and download the module facts which you wish to system. Then you definitely disconnect, run towards the personal computer running professional diagnostic tool Tis2000, connect it towards the laptop or computer and download the programming data for that module, disconnect once more and run back to the automobile, connect it and it automatically programs the module. It can take a lengthy time depending around the module (PCM will be the longest).

Have entertaining in tech 2 for sale programming!

Good luck!

Cloned GM MDI possible work with Ford IDS software

Is clone GM MDI interface possible to work with Ford IDS without limitations?
Also is there anyway to convert MDI to a VCM II by flashing it? They seem to be very similar. But how to?

Look here and know how mates experienced talk about it…some say yes, some no, some possible…

Reply 1: As i know, GM MDI and Ford IDS are two different scanners.
The GM MDI can’t work with Ford IDS

Reply 2: Possible but not easy…Requires editing of the Dynamic link library files and more.

i have had MDI Working with it for a long time for personal use
Since version 97.xxx it is easier than say 96.01 because when they changed things to block clones in this version, they basically changed the file structure to that of an MDI.

Reply 3: My dilemma is deciding to get rid of my MDI clone that I purchased 1 year ago (I sold my GM car and bought a Ford so I don’t need it anymore) or try to use the MDI on a Ford vehicle. I don’t have the money to purchase a genuine VCM II and I don’t want to buy a clone either.
I just want to update a few things on my Ford since the warranty is over.
I need to update the GPS module and activate the digital speedo. Looks like I’ll just leave it alone before I screw things up.

Reply 4: I have the same mdi and try flash the sd card put it in recovery mode with ford manager and don’t work when I try back to gm the tool never responding again the hardware damage and leds turn on red beeping so I think you sell that mdi and then buy a vxdiag vcx nano for ford I have one and working

Reply 5: There must be a way to flash the FPGA to a VCM. Once that’s done you can probably recovery the SD card.
The SD cards can also be copied using a tool called USB Image Tool so I’m sure you can recover your MDI.
I just don’t want to bother with it because I don’t know if it will work.
I might sell it and buy another clone. I haven’t decided yet. The MDI clone looks so much better than the VCM clone.

Reply 6: GM MDI and Ford VCM II are made by Bosch ETAS as well as Alliance VI+ or as many OEM tools now
But this one are a little bit different architecture.
So as we discussed many times and Nr. Vag Vag already confirmed in the forum you can use VCM II with Tech2Win and GDS2 but not fully
You can use VCM II with nissan consult ii scan tool pus but also hot full
Well I didn’t checked GM MDI with Ford IDS but I’m very sure tgat you are waisting your time for the moment.
When IDS will cover J2534 tool then you maybe will be happy to us the GM MDI with IDS but for the moment forget about
I changed the SD card in VCM II clone because this one was defective ( so a fresh untouched sd card – just formated ) and I only put it in Recovery Mode and I fix it. But I’m not sure that you can do it the same with a GM MDI.
You can try it.
Good luck

Reply 7: Well I suppose that you need an account/subscription
But if you know what exactly calibration you need you can download it from Obd2tool.com
Good luck

Reply 8: Forscan as you can see it can works with a simple tool ELM327 or with a Passthru J2534 tool
Gm Mdi it is a J2534 tool that’s why is working

Ids is different.

What are the meanings of your car noise

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Your car has been producing this kind of rattling sound for a long time, yet you can’t remember the exact time when it starts. Knowing the causes of these common car noises and getting them fixed sometimes can save you a lot of trouble and also much cost.

What is that rattling? Is it serious? We all can get a little paranoid about a new sound our car is making. Those sounds can certainly be annoying, but what people don’t realize is sometimes those sounds may be linked to something more serious.

About 7 percent of car crashes are caused by some kind of vehicle failure, with tire degradation and brake system failures topping the list, according to the National Motor Vehicle Crash Causation Survey from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. But tire and brake failure aren’t the only types of vehicle problems that can lead to accidents – engine, steering system and suspension failures also cause crashes.

“Getting your oil changed, tires rotated and brake pads checked regularly not only helps keep your car running smoothly, but it also helps keep you and your family safe,” says Matt Myers, senior vice president of claims with Erie Insurance. “It’s also important to check your car’s transmission fluids and get the 50,000-mile and 100,000-mile checks. It might sound like a lot, but regular preventative maintenance is the best way to keep those strange car noises – and accidents – to a minimum.”

Here are six common car noises people hear and what they could mean:

Humming or Groaning

When you hear humming while driving at faster speeds, it’s a sign there probably is some wear on your tires, which can lead to serious issues. It could be located on the insides of your tires, which is hard to diagnose on your own, but not having it checked is a risk, because the steel belts in the autel diagnostic tool might be coming apart.

Growling

This noise could change or even go away when you turn the wheel, but it is usually caused by a defective front wheel bearing. The change in noise could be a result of the shift in the weight of the professional diagnostic tool as you turn.

Whining and Creaking

You might hear these noises backing up or turning. It could be the result of a ball joint or tie rod seizing up.

Squeaking

This can be a high-pitched, steady annoyance that lets you know it’s time to get your brake pads checked or replaced.

Grinding

This sound means two pieces of metal are touching when they shouldn’t be. This sound could be a multitude of things: brakes, powertrain, suspension or something else. Whatever the case, a grinding sound means you need to get your car checked out as soon as possible.

Hissing

A hissing sound might occur after you turn off your ignition and can sometimes be followed by smoke from under your hood.
The next time you hear strange noises coming from your key programmer, don’t just turn up the radio to drown them out – get them checked by a mechanic. Ignoring those noises today could lead to a dangerous and expensive situation tomorrow.

GM Tech 2 software card

Hello to everyone. Today I want to talk about Tech 2 memory card. I don’t fully understand how to test. In fact, not often but sometimes get a bad card, visually for him not to say anything, even putting them in the Tech 2 they will be loaded. But on some menu Tech 2 Scanner will just restart. I have it booted from the menu on the device, specifically in the Hardware version. With 99% probability he would hang in the engine block Engine Data 1…3. Not always, but sometimes he wrote ADDRESS ERROR – PROCESSOR HALT. Later I bought another card, it didn’t hang, then I copied the software to both had the same version, eventually worked correctly only 1 card, or other periodically rebooted the device or just all hung, helped turn off – turn off the car diagnostic scanner Tech 2.

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Here is a photo of my bad card may still try to solder, who knows things worse for it clearly will not. Yes, and to override the card is best to use any laptop or desktop computer with PCMCIA, as the Tech2 Scanner this is often time consuming, and pieces not entirely successful cases.

As I wrote GM Tech 2 software using a GM Tech 2 and TIS

Hello to everyone.

Today I will share my experience pack software using Tech 2 rs232 and TIS.

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Some write that they cannot fully record your memory card through TIS.
And so I decided to try it, because yesterday I wrote them through the laptop, looking ahead would only say that a laptop is much more faster event, rather than via Tech 2 from Obd2tool.com. Yes and before you write need to remove the old soft.

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As in my laptop with no DB9 I used the adapter. Also found a Bulletin in which there is an adapter, which recommends itself BOSH.

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One photo from the series is not enough, I forgot to do, where the choice of what you want to write to the card, and what it is now.

So someone wrote that his Professional Diagnostic Tool Tech 2 does not see the GM card. If you are sure that you map all right, then I would recommend you to try to ReWire the element on the main Board under the number U32 he is the same as U33.

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How to do 2009 Benz E350 Gas tank mod reset cluster

Purpose:do Gas tank mod reset cluster on my 2009 E350.

Tool option: MB SD Connect C4 with dell 6410 laptop(Has ssd, 4gb mem, so it should be quicker than a dell630.)

Here we go:

Found out how to reset cluster: See below part,  it’s towards the end of the post.

Gas Tank Mod (Gallons) ***Need Developer Mode***

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After you hit F3 it will carry on the coding process (hit “F1” to go back)

so we can reset the ECU so coding can take effect by MB SD Connect C4.

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So far I’m loving STAR. I am going to code the car this weekend for Bi-Xenons and then code the card to accept the OEM front LED city lights. I’m doing a e55 bi-xenon retro fit to replace the stock crappy h7 halogen e55 projectors.