Diagnostic dongles

Dealer software without the expense from Diagnostic Associates

Published:  04 December, 2012

The engineers and techs over at Diagnostic Associates have created a number of products to give independent repairers the opportunity to use the same software as dealers, without the expense of buying dealer equipment.

They have a number of dongles for diagnostic work on Jaguar Land Rover vehicles including an electronic park brake release, which forces the brake to move to mount mode and releases the pads from the disc. A JLR Service Interval Reset removes the service warning from the dash and resets the counter. The JLR Diagnostic Trouble Code Clear clears all faults apart from hard faults. DPF Dynamic Regeneration clears DPF adaptation values as part of a drive cycle above 40KPH to allow DPF dynamic regeneration.

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