How do I use GM MDI 2

Connect GM MDI 2 to the PC using USB cable to complete setup. Wireless adapters in the PC and in the Tester are incompatible with each other. Double-click the GM MDI Manager icon on your desktop to launch the MDI Manager software. In the MDI Manager software MDI 2 Explorer tab, select the MDI 2 in the window.

Electromagnetic Compatibility

The MDI 2 satisfies the requirements of the EMC directive 2004/108/EG.The MDI 2 is a class/category A product as defined by EN 55 022. The MDI 2 may cause high-frequency household interference (radio interference) so that interference suppression may be necessary. In such cases the user may be required to take the appropriate action.

Electronic Waste Disposal

This MDI 2is subject to European guidelines 2002/96/EG (WEEE). Old electrical and electronic devices, including cables and accessories or batteries must be disposed of separately from normal household waste. Please usethe return and collection systems in place for disposal in your area.Damage to the environment and hazards to personal health are prevented by properly disposing of the MDI 2.

FCC Compliance

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy. If not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, it may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference, in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at his or her expense.All work conducted on electrical devices may be performed by persons with sufficient knowledge and experience in the field of electrics and hydraulics.


The Multiple Diagnostic Interface 2 ( Car Scanner MDI 2) is used by professional technicians as an aid in diagnosing and repairing automotive electrical and electronic systems. The MDI 2is designed to connect the vehicle to a host PC computer application which then functions through the MDI2for data transfer and Electronic Control Unit (ECU) reprogramming.Using the MDI Manager PC application software, you configure the MDI 2to communicate with a host computer. The MDI 2is capable ofcommunicating over a USB cable, Ethernet cable, or wireless network (WLAN)

Compare GM MDI 2 Genuine with one made in China

Difference between GM MDI 2 Genuine and one made in China

Product GM MDI 2 (genuine) GM MDI 2(Made in China)
Photo  GM MDI2  GM MDI2
Original Original from the dealer China clone from obd2tool
Price 1200 usd or so 218USD
WiFi Yes Yes
Speed Fast Fast
Security GoodUse with relief GoodBetter than GM MDI
Update Yes Yes,update by CD
Operation system OptionalYou can try MDI2 software on any possible systems Windows 7 64 bit ONLY
Global TIS Yes Yes
GDS2 Yes Yes
Tech 2 Win Yes Yes
TIS2Web–SPS. Yes Yes
SPS programming for existing and future SGM vehicles
OBDII Diagnosis Yes Yes
ECU Programming Yes Yes
Key Programming Yes Yes
Pass-Thru Programming Yes, done by TIS2Web–SPS Yes
Hidden Function Reflashing Yes Yes
Vehicle Vauxhall Opel, Buick, Chevrolet 1996-2017-future all Vauxhall/Opel 16 pin vehicles from 1996 to 2017



The MDI 2 genuine and china clone share the same functions.


They are different in the price and operating system only!


For a GM garage, you can buy the genuine to use with relief!


For personal use, the price of clone is good and it’s worth the money!


MDI 2 comes with GM software in a HDD that people don’t have to install software themselves and will have no installation issues!