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31/07/2018

What cars are covered by FVDI 2018

Professional tech support for FLY FVDI 2018 interface off cardiagtool.co.uk .

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What is the difference between FVDI 2014 2015 2018?

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Fvdi 2015 has v7 quickloader and it works with the last 2015 fvdi;

Fvdi 2018 has software with v2 quickloader including VVDI Functions For BMW and VAG

What cars are covered by FVDI 2018?

V2018 FVDI for TAG, VW, AUDI, BMW, BENZ, Renault, Peugeot, Citroen, Fiat, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai, Volvo, mitsubishi motors, porsche, skoda, seat, vauxhall, dacia, jeep, smart, mini, daf, alfa romeo, lancia, infiniti, lexus, scion, kia, maybach

Have software installation problem with V2018 FVDI?
missing mfc110u.dll? Device not opened? Spawn app failed:1?
Installation tips:
1. close antivirus software; connect FVDI to computer via USB;
2. missing mfc110u.dll? Mfc110u.dll errors are caused by situations that lead to the removal or corruption of the mfc110u DLL file, which is a file associated with Microsoft's Visual Studio software.. please find the "patch" in installation folder, install all the files in "Patch" folder; the problem will be solved;
3. Device not opened? Spawn app failed:1?
You should connect FVDI to computer before software installation; Reinstall the driver manually to solve the problemUSB driver files locate in installation folder "USB interface".

 

Installation error fvdi v2018:

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The program cannot start because mfc110u is missing. Dll on the team. Internet reinstall the program to correct the problem

Go to the software installation folder, you'll find the patch folder, install all files in the folder

: C: program files (x86)abries patch

FVDI V2018 with error: “the device has been deactive”

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The Quick Loader V2.0 is out of service, and you have to reinstall V3.0 software!!
V3.0 download link: https://mega.nz/#!KRBzVIrD!uE0ZGjYAbTv0sEZPQjLN0jejex_yI0IF9R3Wad21f7g

Use Chrome browser to download directly, no need install Mega software.

How to renew 722.9 with FVDI Commander Mercedes-Benz? 
In order to renew a specific 7-Gear control unit out of the car it is necessary only to connect the CAN pins of the 7- Gear unit, as well as the GND and +12V pins. The wiring of the 7-Gear units is the following:

Pin1: CAN-H

Pin2: CAN-L

Pin4: +12V

Pin5: GND

7-Gear database download link:

https://mega.nz/#!7JJxDAaC!GmjjzZzRY7Bd323ezjiVstQnu_94zQURLE9CIIJrhps

Do you have any good success with FVDI 2018? same sw as 2015?

his 2018 version has the same software versions as the 2015 version except that has updated software for VAG and BMW/Mini which is from the VVDI software. IMMO 4 and 5 key programming is working. Only tested on 2012 Scirocco 2.0 TSi and 2014 Audi A5 2.0T.

Mercedes software still has bugs for odometer correction. W204 did not work.

Overall it is good value for money. Not as good as OBDStar X300 DP pad for keys and odometer but has many better functions like programming and calibrations.

Where to but FVDI 2018 of good quality and at the best price?

Here you go...

http://www.cardiagtool.co.uk/original-fly-fvdi-abrites-co...

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28/07/2018

How to program new keys to Alfa Romeo 156, GT, 147 with SBB key programmer

Tips & Guides: SBB Key Programmer on Alfa Romeo 156, GT and 147

SBB key programmer:

http://www.cardiagtool.co.uk/sbb-key-programmer-v33-new-i...

It claims to be able to add immobiliser capability to keys for the Romeo 156, GT and 147. So essentially cut a secondhand key to your immobiliser. This suggests that with this + MES + a physical key cut, you can add a random key to your car.

So, done it?

Here’s what i’ve found. Thinking it’s helpful to someone also.

Big thanks to cromwell!

You can't just add a random key SBB can program dealer supplied keys or keys that have been prepared specially for the car you want to program it to.

If you want to program a dealer supplied key then AlfaOBD is a better bet. All the Silca SBB's you will see for sale online are Chinese or Taiwanese clones of a programmer that used to be manufactured by Silca Italy and are of varying quality.

If it screws your car up it won't be a diy fix.

Yes it is possible to reuse second hand keys but you will either need to be comfortable with surface mount soldering and reading/writing of EPROMs and MCU's or have a way bigger budget.

 

You need more than the pin code. You need to prepare the chips in the keys before they will be accepted by the car.

Cloning of existing working keys is possible in most cases.

But properly coding the keys is preferable as clones can cause problems later. Only ones I ever clone are the Hitag chips in the second generation immobiliser on the 156.

In your case with the 156 and GT.

The GT has the keys stored in the body computer. The id's of the individual keys precode data and pin code are all in the eprom memory of the Motorola/Freescale MCU the MCU is a MC9S12DG256 with mask number 1K79X late models have the mask 0L05H. The chips for the keys are Megamos id48 transponders there are two types magic1 and Magic2. The earlier Magic1 Variants can only be used once the later magic2 type can be unlocked and reused.

If you have the means to read the MCU eprom then I can give you the information you need and/or prepare some chips for you.

The 156 has two different immobiliser types.

The first used from the beginning of production until 2001 has a black immobiliser box this was used on all the cars with red keys and the first of the black keys. If you have a black key with this system you will have a number 2 stamped on the key blade. The chips in the keys are first generation Phillips Cryoto transponders part number for the chip is PCF7935at these transponders can not be cloned. This system has the keys stored in a 93c56 eprom in the immobiliser box. Again if you can read it I can give you the pin code and prepare chips for you.

The second system on the 156 from 2001 until the end of production. Has a blue immobiliser box if you have this system you will have black keys with a number 3 stamped on the key blade.

This system has the keys stored in the eprom memory of the ST MCU. Don't try and read it it's secured and won't end well. The chips in the keys on this system are Phillips HitagII chips and can be cloned onto emulator chips.

Forgot to mention the remote codes for the 156 are different to the one for the immobiliser. The codes can be ordered from the dealer easily enough. Unless the receiver has been swapped for a used one in the past. If it has then the code can be recovered from the memory of the receiver in the boot.

Btw, SBB PRO2 does update a lot, working for cars MY2015. And it offers possibility to 156. But, better off with AlfaOBD or Multiecu scan.

156 via SBB PRO2 key programmer

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27/07/2018

Obdstar X300 DP PLUS GM Opel ECU Cloning: Success

Obdstar X300DP PLUS ECU Cloning User Manual:

What is ECU cloning:

ECU cloning is a technical process where existing engine computer information is duplicated onto a replacement ECU. The information, including the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), allows a new computer to replace a damaged or broken unit.

When to clone an ECU:

If your car starts having engine problems, such as stalling or rough starts, it’s generally a good idea to seek ECU repairs. While the highly qualified technicians at My Auto Solutions can repair most ECU issues, severely damaged or corroded ECU, ECM, PCM, and FICM units should be cloned and replaced. Our Buford workshop can clone damaged ECU information to a replacement computer for a fraction of dealership repair costs. Listed below are some signs that a car needs ECU cloning services:

▪ Engine doesn’t turn over or start

▪ Wires and circuits severely damaged

▪ ECU connections severely corroded

▪ ECU connections short circuit

▪ Engine computer water damaged

▪ Complete ECU failure

What tool can clone an ECU:

Obstar X300 DP PLUS is able to clone ECUs for universal cars.

(NOTE: more and more cars and ECUs will be updated here)

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  1. ECU Clone, means ECU duplication.

The device copies all the data from the original vehicle ECU, and then writes all data copied into ECU with the same hardware to realize the same ECU function with the original vehicle.

  1. Clone directly when replacing a new or a used ECU!

Without online matching in 4S store or removal of ECU bonding wire for reading and writing! Directly write without dismantling OBD!

  1. Three features for ECU Clone:
  2. Free of 4S online: break monopoly from 4S, benefiting automobile maintenance industry
  3. Simplified operation procedures: realize foolproof operation
  4. Non-dismantling with zero risks: read and write data without dismantling ECU

How to clone an Opel ECU using Obdstar x300 dp plus:

Opel BCM for cloning

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step 1: x300 dp plus reads eeprom

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step 2: x300dp plus reads flash

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step 3: obdstar x300dp plus writes eeprom

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step 4: x300 dp plus obdstar writes flash

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Job’s done!

Tested by pros working for cardiagtool.co.uk