Autel fools most shops!

Autel sells a lot of tools. Some people think they are great.

They last for a year, maybe two. So you only spent 3K and then around a thousand on the update.

Then they sell you another one, or another update.

Autel is sometimes said to require you send your tool back for updates, we think they removed functions due to the Ford and all other lawsuits!

Autoland Scientech customers get a package with extended access to updates included in your purchase price, and our hardware is still working great after many years. Our customers used the original VeDis  for 5-7 years and they loved it! Then they traded it in, with a two thousand dollar value for the first i Scan, the deluxe, another hardware we supported for 7 years or more! Then Autoland came out with the i SCan II WT in late 2011 and we are just now ending support for that fantastic system in 2019. We allowed another $2000 trade-in value. That’s seven years with the same hardware and most customers never had to pay for any additional subscriptions as Autolands new offer came with many years of updates included. Autoland Scientech is a more affordable option than any other choice. DO THE MATH!

PERIOD!

 

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IMS-MB saves the day!

I just finished a live tech support job. This Mercedes shop had a failure on a wire leading to their Mercedes-Benz multiplexor. It has been intermittent but failed for good yesterday. These things always happen on a Friday! Fortunately they bought an i Scan II WT from me back in 2013 with the IMS package. We found the DB9 cable, connected it, and they are know able to run the fuel tank purge test with the DAS program.

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Support On Demand tested!

Drew Technologies released RAP a remote programming service in 2016.

Autologic presents to customers that they have live programming support about the same time.

Mike Eyler is in New Jersey, he runs “Eye Can Fix That!” a mobile diagnostic/programming company that provides his customers up with remote programming hardware.

AS Tech popped up in Florida selling their remote diagnostic services for pre and post collision scans a couple of years back.

Now the Bosch JPro boasts it allows cross platform communications with their device.

November 2017 Autoland Scientech releases the i Scan 3 with their SOD option for remote application of OEM software over the Internet at the AAPEX show in Las Vegas. This is very different than these other offers. At their introduction RAP was offering help on the easy platforms, so GM, Toyota, Honda, and Ford in the beginning. They turn down jobs after 3 PM. Autoland Scientech is a European focused tool, so our experience is in remote application of the European brands!

The first round of testing proved the distance to the server was too great, servers are relocated now. We did our testing yesterday using an Offline version of ISTA and ISTA-P. We quickly connected our BMW diagnostic PC in Lafayette with two BMW’s at Bimmerhaus Performance in Broomfield yesterday. We went into IHKA on an E series and activated the blower motor, disconnected and moved to an F10. Pulled VIN and DTC’s, we went into FRM and turned on cornering lamps. We then closed ISTA-D and booted into ISTA-P. We pulled the VIN and the software pulled the VO and asked us if we replaced any modules. We stopped there. We still need to test it on coding and programming functions. The Autoland SOD is the first designed to provide for the European cars to completeness.

So, let’s recap these systems.

The RAP 1 or 2  is useless without engaging with a remote tech support specialist. The one thing that is guaranteed is that you will pay something to Drew Technologies every month.

Autologic remote supports their diagnostic device and say that they are programming again from the handheld unit. From users we hear another story, some say they are told by Autologic tech support that for BMW they should have an official ISTA option. That needs to go on another PC. Their Mercedes software is not complete. Jaguar Land Rover requires a subscription to SDD.

Mike Eyler’s system sounds like it is better than the others because it comes from Mike, he is very good.

AS Tech might work, but the jury is still out on that service.

The real benefit of the Autoland Scientech SOD system is that we will do the harder brands. Our device is a stand alone scanner and programmer, so you do not need to rely on remote tech support, and it has programming options independent from dealer PC subscriptions. With the optional IMS feature you will be able to have your own subscriptions with the OE systems and save thousands on factory connectors. When needed, you can call us and we will remotely apply factory softwares, with over ten years of experience doing this, for your benefit. IMS emulates the Mercedes C4, BMW ICOM, VW Audi’s VAS5054A, and the Porsche PIWIS. Our J-2534 menu includes Ford, GM, JLR, Toyota and Lexus, Honda, and Volvo.

The Bosch JPro is completely new, we need to wait and see how they do.

It comes down to independence or dependance. Engage in any remote service choice and you are dependent on them and their schedules. Get the Autoland Scientech Diagnostic system and you are truly independent!

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Land Rover Jaguar SDD Engineering functions!

We have been able to do some very cool stuff with a seed key generator we developed.

The seed enables engineering functions that even the Dealers cannot use!

We changed the VIN on a used PCM, we also guided a local shop in removing TPMS on a 2012 LR3.

We see signs that we can do mileage corrections but have not tried to do that yet!

We are working on modifying the vehicle configuration files on a 2007 LRover someone put a 2012 RDCM in.

Stay tuned to see how that turns out.

 

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USED PCM installation on a Range Rover

We worked with Diagnostic Solutions, Inc.’s Mike Almond on a Land Rover in Toronto today. Mikes customer was trying to save his customer some $$$ by installing a used pcm into this Rover. You are not supposed to be able to do that! We started on the job last night by remotely installing the most current version of the JLR SDD software to Mikes PC. He drove out to the job the next morning and we connected to his PC using Teamviewer. We clicked on the image of the key, left side of first screen on SDD showing all the modules. We then used the VIN and the seed key to generate an engineering mode login. Once that allowed us in, we ran car configuration to configure the module. We completed after programming functions and car started and ran with just one DTC left to sort out in the entertainment system!

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Hubwerks T-16 Touchless Aligner at Automechanica

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Hubwerks debuted the T-16 Touchless wheel aligner at the 2018 Automechanica in Germany. We also introduced the Easy Tread + Easy Cam quick tire tread readers. The booth was packed with interested customers until the very end! We had a lot of visitors and sold 10 units!

Come and visit us at the 2018 SEMA show, Las Vegas

South Hall Upper Floor booth #33271

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Best Autoland Scientech deal ever!

We are super excited to offer the very best trade-in deal ever.

We would like to Officially Announce the launch of our new Loyalty Program for current Autoland Scientech customers.

You might call this our 2018 AAPEX show special.

Buy the i Scan 3 with the full trade-in discount and you can keep your old tool!

For Autoland Scientech tool owners only!

So if you own an i Scan II-WT, $4850 gets you a new tool and up to three years access to updates!

If you have an i Scan II deluxe or a VeDis I or II get the NEW i Scan 3 for $5850.

If you are interested contact us immediately, deals will change January 1, 2019.

Visit us at

2018 Automechanika Frankfurt

September 11 – September 15, 2018
Messe Frankfurt GmbH Fair Ground, Germany
Booth Number: Hall 10.1, D98

We will also be at the 2018 AAPEX show in Vegas

October 30 to November 1, second floor Booth 668

 

 

 

 

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Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, or Porsche local training

We have been asked many times if we provide training.

We have been provided initial training on the factory diagnostic systems we deliver to our customers.

Local for Colorado, but not limited to!

The time has come to get some quality training that is not from World Pac’s ATI.

This will not be a multi vendor sales opportunity! (Like the ATI events)

Allow me to introduce you to Dominic Felix from Burbank CA.

Dominic and his partner run a Porsche, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Audi service center.

Dominic is also contracted by Autoland Scientech for vehicle repair tech support and puts on training classes.

I am thinking BMW will be first, then Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, and then Audi.

Please email your interests and preferred days for training to Postmaster@AutoDiagCart@gmail.com

Calling is good. Tyler is at 720-335-3092 or Paul at 720-291-7724

We will fill in the missing details as things develop.

 

 

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Blue Auto Repair, a mobile diagnostic specialist

Willie Blue and I first worked together in April 2012. He had an i Scan II WT and someone recommended he contact me. That may have been my associate Sid Sperberg from Richmond Virginia. Willie has a very cool and smooth Southern accent that makes me feel real good every time we talk!

We agreed on a price for a diagnostic laptop with all the OE software’s on it that would connect through the i Scan II WT’s IMS package. Since then we have helped him get that system updated once and we helped him again by remotely installing the factory Nissan Consult III + software to his PC. Today we finished the job by getting him the security files and folders installed to it so now his Security button is no longer grey and unclickable!

Are you close to Little Rock and occasionally need some really incredible mobile diagnostics?

CALL WILLIE!  He will help!

Blue Auto Repair    501-912-3508
Willie C Blue
3005 S Tyler St
Little Rock, AR 72204

 

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The first Beissbarth Touchless aligner in USA (sold to a repair shop)

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The Beissbarth Touchless wheel aligner is going on a Total Lift Solutions scissor.

Both are going into Galloping Gertie’s Garage, a new European shop opening soon in Gig Harbor, WA.

To be fair, Tesla has been testing two in their Engineering department for about a year now!

Dan Hubbard owner of Hubwerks got that done.

The Tesla engineers pushed the Hunter aligner off to the side!

They refuse to use it as it cannot repeat alignment readings!

 We are the first to sell the Touchless to a repair shop.

 The Beissbarth wheel machine will be right next to it.

Come see us at SEMA second floor Booth 33271

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