Global Diagnostic System (GDS2)MDI (Multiple Diagnostic Interface)

The GM MDI is the Global Diagnostic tool for future vehicles starting with Global A vehicles. It’s a compact communication module that manages the transfer of data between a vehicle’s onboard ECU network with an auxiliary CAN bus.

The GM MDI was introduced in the fall of 2007 for Pass-Thru programming and offers faster programming speed using J2534. Depending on vehicle architecture, the MDI can communicate 20% to 70% faster than the Tech 2. It can be used to perform Pass-Thru programming on all vehicles built since 1996 and into the future. Please note that there are other J2534 VCIs (vehicle communication interface) that will perform MDI functions utilizing GDS2 software.

Servicing the next generation Global A vehicles requires the diagnostic software, GDS2 (Global Diagnostic System 2) running on a local PC device while the MDI is connected to the vehicle.

The MDI connects to the vehicle via the J1962 connector using a DLC cable. Connection between the MDI and the PC can be accomplished via standalone (USB) or through (CAT5, or Wireless) networks.

Should I buy GM MDI if I have Tech 2 already

I have a Tech 2 Scanner in hand, so is it necessary to buy a new GM MDI interface?

I am using Tech 2 off https://www.obd2tool.com/goods-1568-GM+Tech2+GM+Scanner+-CANdi++TIS+(Works+for+GMSAABOPELSUZUKIISUZUHolden).html

Here you go

The Future of the Tech 2
The Tech 2 remains an essential tool through at least the 2010 model year. The GM MDI will not support past models when its diagnostic capabilities are introduced. And, the Tech2 will continue to be needed to diagnose all vehicles fromprevious model years. Remote programming with the Tech 2 will continue to be supported for use on all 2007 and previous vehicles.Additional information will be supplied in future.

HOW WILL THE G-M MDI BE USED?
The new G-M MDI can be used only in the Pass-Thru method. This means you can use it as your programming tool, while your Tech 2/CANdi remains available for diagnostics and other duties.

This is exact paragraph from a sales pitch document for the MDI. I have issues with it, however:

The GM MDI will not support past models when its diagnostic capabilities are introduced.
I’m not sure what this means. The GM MDI WILL clearly support past model years with the tech2win applications. So I’m not sure what this statement actually means. The only thing I can think of is that GM will remove pass thru support at a later date, but since it’s all been cracked already, this shouldn’t matter.

The new G-M MDI can be used only in the Pass-Thru method. This means you can use it as your programming tool, while your Tech 2/CANdi remains available for diagnostics and other duties.
This statement implies that the pass thru method is a bad thing. Considering the tech2win application works perfectly with EVERY function on all GM vehicles as far back as 1996, I don’t understand what this is really saying. It implies that you can’t do diagnostic troubleshooting using pass-thru, when in fact you can.

As far as I can tell from my testing, this is a basic sales pitch in order to encourage people to keep the tech2 as well as purchase a MDI2 unit – both of which are incredibly expensive if purchased legitimately through GM.

In reality, you don’t need a tech2 and a MDI2. An MDI interface is more than enough especially on our older cars like the C5 corvette which GM will unlikely ever release further PCM upgrades for given the fact they were discontinued over 10 years ago.

Download GDS2 v19.0.04100 with GDS2Java v14.0.00000 for GM MDI

Free download GDS2 v19.0.04100 version with GDS2Java v14.0.00000 copied from original GM MDI software installation:

https://mega.nz/#!tCZV3aSa!tKHq4JIDlL3kgLgmPeL2WIL8xO7W2qWhrPu0mCo1GxU

1.How To install?
2.How To use deliverable packages?

3.install GDS2Install then install GDS2JavaInstall
4. Put the zip file called deliverable_OpelVauxhall v2017.5.0 into the below folder:
C:\ProgramData\GDS 2\PersistentData\Downloads\DataBackups
5. Open GDS2 and click ManageDiagnostics Packages
6. click on browes
7.then go to C:\ProgramData\GDS 2\PersistentData\Downloads\DataBackups
8.then click on deliverable_OpelVauxhall v2017.11.0 click on open
9 gds2 will restart

Test successfully?

Good job here see the photo …. the only problem I have with that is javom- problem with MDI interfae when I install the version of MDI -8.3.103.117 after the restart VmWare application that passthru MDI is not ready. When connecting Bosch Kts Pasthru then is ok, Abritus Audio Passthru and that’s ok. MDI-Passthru is not ok not see it.

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Note: this be installed with global tis v32 but gds2 packed 2011 year establishes

For tech2win you can try with an other emulator.exe found on www.obd2tool.com.
Because emulator tech2win on this vmware don’t propose To choose interface.

If you want to use GDS2 on GM MDI with relief, you’d better get a tested version:

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What if the MDI error LED is on

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1.What if the MDI error LED is on?

Power cycle the MDI. If error light stays on, perform a software recovery procedure. After the software recovery procedure has been executed, the GM MDI Scan Tool should pass the POST and the error LED should be off. If the MDI error LED is still on contact your customer support center. The MDI must be connected using USB and the latest version of MDI firmware must be installed before usage.

2.What if the MDI does not power up?

The MDI automatically powers up when power is applied to the DLC or the AC adapter, the MDI will not power up on battery power alone. If the MDI was powered down manually then the MDI will need to be powered up manually by pressing the ON/OFF button.

?Power MDI from an external source, AC 12-volt adapter or MDI DLC cable.
?Check cable connectors and power sources.
?Press ON/OFF button on the MDI.

3.Why does the MDI sometimes take longer

than 1 minute to complete POST (Power On Self Test)?
The MDI will take approximately 1 minute to complete POST the first time it powers ON following a firmware update.

4. Why does the MDI beep when power is lost?
This beep indicates the MDI AAA batteries are temporarily supplying power to the unit. If power is removed from the MDI, there will be an audible beep for approximately 30 seconds before the MDI powers down. The AAA battery life can be extended by manually powering the MDI down.

5.Why does the MDI turn off immediately when external power is lost?

If the AAA batteries have been installed and are charged, the MDI should remain powered up when external power is removed for up to 30 seconds. The amount of time the MDI remains powered depends on the strength of the batteries.
?Verify AAA batteries have been installed correctly.
?Replace AAA batteries.

6.Which version of MDI Manager software is on the PC? The MDI?

On the MDI Manager Explorer screen, select ‘Show Details’. The software version information is displayed for the currently selected MDI. The ‘Help’ tab will also show software version info (PC only if not connected to an MDI from www.obd2tool.com).

GM MDI software has updated to V2017.09 and “No Connection” error solved

1.Software update

1). Our GM MDI software has updated to V2017.09.It can support 2010-2017.09 year new cars.

2). If you think installation procedure is difficult for you,you can choose the GM MDI with Lenovo E49AL laptop,GM MDI software will be preinstalled in the Lenovo E49AL Laptop ,you can use it directly after receiving it.

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2.“No Connection” error solved

Here is the detail explanation of GM MDI Wifi multiple diagnostic system “no connection” error and solution.

Problem:

When get the GM MDI tool connected with computer and plugged into car’s DLC OBD port, only two of the indicator light flashed while the other two are off. And then the GM MDI software system displayed “no connection” error message. See Fig.1 and Fig. 2.

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Possible reason:
Improper operation procedure leads to the communication failure.

Solution:

Quit the GM MDI software and disconnect the GM MDI main unit
Open MDI Manager to check the driver
Open “Network setup” to check the network condition
If your MDI Manager shows a connection with your MDI and says software is compatible with pc, it is OK.
Reconnect the MDI device and load software again.

Follow the correction connection procedure and settings:

USB connection:

Once install and run the MDI manager, power up the MDI tester using the A/C 12-volt adapter. Then connect it to your computer with via USB cable.  The MDI appears in the application’s Explorer window where all the MDI units detected by your PC.

 

WIFI wireless connection:

1) Click MDI_Manager icon to start the MDI Manager software
2) Connect MDI with PC using USB cable
3) Power on the MDI by plugging in the A/C 12-volt adapter
4) Select and Connect to your MDI in the MDI Manager software MDI Explorer tab.
5) Select “Network Setup”
6) Select “Wireless” tab.
7) Select “Enable Wireless Interface check box in the Interface Control box to enable the interface. Once you enable the interface, the IP Address Configuration box and the Apply and Cancel buttons become active.
8) Select Obtain an IP address automatically if your LAN automatically assigns IP addresses. Otherwise enter the assigned IP Address and Subnet mask.
9) Select “Access Point” to start wireless access configuration.
10) If you are not within range of the access point you want to use, or the access point is not broadcasting its SSID, select the Enter Network Name [SSID]: radio button and type the network name.
11) If you are within range of your wireless access point, choose the Select from available network list radio button and then select Refresh to cause the MDI to search for wireless network signals. The detected networks are displayed in the Network Name box.
12) Select Configure after you have entered the network name
13) Enter the security setting that are required by your network, then select Next.
14) Select Yes to re-configure your MDI, or if you want to start over select No.
15) Select OK.
16) Choose the Properties tab to verify that the MDI is configured correctly.
17) Write down previous settings you did for future reference.

NOTE:

Installing the MDI Manager software installs certain utilities that are required for your TIS2Web programs to use the MDI. But, it is not necessary to start the MDI Manager software before using TIS2Web programs.

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Gm mdi scan tool software installation well with laptop ready to use

If you ready to buy GM MDI diagnostic tool and feel it is difficult to install software.  this is a good news for you .we  can  install the gm mdi software well for you.  when you received the  goods, you can use it directly . save money and time.  we also provide technology  support . best aftermarket service

after  you received the GM MDI Scan Tool. you need to connect it with vehicles. following picture show you how to connect with vehicles.

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this gm mdi not need battery. When you use it, connect this device with your car, car will provide the power for this GM MDI. And use it to diagnose and code the car.

GM MDI software including GlobalTIS, opeltis, gds2, techwin etc. see in the pictures

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if you buy the GM MDI Plus EVG7 together. we will install the software well, when you use this device again, it will prompt the hardware is low, you need to update, then just click update is ok.

GM MDI support multi-language. it is convince for you.

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Gm MDI support GM cars 1990-2013, support Opel model before 2013 year , Holden around 2010 and more vehicles.

gm mdi is work better than gm tech2 diagnostic tool. GM MDI is newer scanner for new GM models, while Tech2 scan tool is for old models.

GM MDI Scan tool Plus EVG7 Tablet PC V2017.02 Software

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