There are diagnostic operations to show how to use the VIDENT iAuto700 scanner to read and clear diagnostic trouble codes, and view ‘live’ data readings and ECU information on controllers installed on the vehicles and also save ‘recordings’ of the data readings.
VIDNENT iAuto 700 all system scan tool connected to the vehicle.
Following applications are preloaded into the scanner (Not all the applications below are available for your product. The available application varies by model)
||OBDII/EOBD diagnosis for all 9 generic OBD modes.
||All system diagnosis on multi-brands.
||Reset oil service light, oil inspection light, service mileage, service intervals and more.
||Diagnosis and advanced service function of the electric parking brake system
||Diesel particulate filter regeneration
||Steering angle sensor calibration
||Throttle body alignment
||Basic tool setting
||To access saved diagnostic data
1 Vehicle Identification
The vehicle identification information presented is provided by the ECM of the vehicle being tested. Therefore, certain attributes of the test vehicle must be entered into the scan tool to ensure the data displays correctly. The vehicle identification sequence is menu driven, you simply follow the screen prompts and make a series of choices. Each selection you make advances you to the next screen.
It typically identifies a vehicle by any of Automatic VIN acquisition, Manual VIN entry, Manual vehicle selection and Vehicle data recorder. The options manufacturer, not all the above options are available for all vehicles.
1.1 Automatic VIN Acquisition
Automatic VIN Acquisition only available on some manufactures. It allows to identifying a vehicle by automatically requesting the vehicle identification number.
When a vehicle made has been selected, the following screen displays. Select VIN acquisition from the menu, and press the OK key.
The scan tool starts to communicate with the vehicle and read the Vehicle Specification or VIN Code automatically.
Answer YES if the Vehicle Specification or VIN code is correct and a menu of controller selection displays. Answer NO if it is incorrect, and you are required to enter the correct VIN number manually.
1.2 Manual VIN Entry
Manual VIN Entry identifies a vehicle by manually inputting a 17-digit VIN code.
Select manual VIN entry. A virtual keyboard opens for VIN entry.
Input a valid VIN code and use the function key Finish to confirm. The scan tool starts to identify the vehicle.
1.3 Manual Vehicle Selection
Manual Vehicle Selection identifies a vehicle by making several selections according to certain VIN characters, such as sub-brand, model year, and engine size.
On each screen that appears, select the correct option and then press the OK key. Follow the on-screen prompts until the menu of controller selection displays.
1.4 Save a Tested Vehicle Info
The scan tool is able to save a tested vehicle by creating a Vehicle Record. It provides quick identification of previously tested vehicle.
Identify the vehicle by any of the means above, and run an automatic system test by selecting Auto Scan.
When the test finished, press the function key Save on the screen, and a screen with a virtual keyboard displays.
Enter a unique name for this vehicle and save it, and you will see this new vehicle in Vehicle Data Recorder menu.
To identify a previously tested vehicle:
Select Vehicle record and press the OK key to start. Then Select the vehicle under test and press the OK key.
2 System Selections
A menu for selecting systems to test displays including Auto Scan and Control Unit when you have completed the identification of vehicle.
2.1 Auto Scan
Auto Scan performs an automatic system test to determine which control modules are installed on the vehicle and obtain diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) overview.
Select Auto Scan from the menu and press OK to start.
A menu with a list of installed controllers together with their DTC overview displays when auto scan finishes.
If there is diagnostic trouble code(s) detected in a control unit, press the function key corresponding with Display DTC on the screen to view details of code information, and press the function key Quick Erase to clear them.
Select the system you would like to test, and press the OK key.
2.2 Control Unit
Control Unit screen displays all controllers available to this specific vehicle manufacturer.
Select Control Unit from the menu and press the OK key. A controller menu displays.
Select the system you would like to test.
3 Diagnostic Functions
There are four functions can be chosen including Read Codes, Freeze Frame, Erase Codes, ECU Information and Live Data after a system is selected and the scan tool establishes communication with the vehicle.
3.1 Read Codes
Read Codes menu lets you read trouble codes found in the control unit. Typical menu options include: Present/Permanent/Current Codes and History Codes.
Present/Permanent/Current codes stored in a control module are used to help identify the cause of a trouble or troubles with a vehicle. These codes have occurred a specific number of times and indicate a problem that requires repair.
History codes are also referred to as past codes that indicate intermittent DTCs that are not currently active.
Select Read Codes from Function Menu and press the OK key. A code list including code number and its description displays.
Use the up and down arrow keys to scroll through data to select lines, and left and right arrow keys to scroll back and forth through different screens of data.
3.2 Erase Codes
Erase Codes menu lets you to clear all current and stored DTCs from a selected control module. Also it erases all temporary ECU information, including freeze frame. Erase Codes does not fix the problem that caused the fault! DTCs should only be erased after correcting the condition(s) that caused them.
Select Erase Codes from Function Menu and press the OK key. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the procedure.
3.3 Freeze Frame Data
Freeze Frame Data menu displays freeze frame data, a snapshot of critical vehicle operating condition automatically recorded by the on-board computer at the time of the DTC set. It is a good function to help determine what caused the fault.
3.4 ECU Information
ECU Information screen displays the identification data of the control module under test, such as the control module identification string and the control module coding.
Select ECU Information from the menu and press the OK key.
A screen with detailed information of the selected control module displays.
3.5 Live Data
Live Data menu lets you view and record real time PID data from a selected vehicle electronic control module.
Menu options typically include: Complete Data List and Custom Data List
Complete Data List:
Complete Data List menu lets you view all live PID data from a selected system.
Scroll with the up and down arrow keys to highlight a line, if the One Graphic on the bottom is highlighted, it indicates graphing is available for the selected line. Press the function key One Graphic to display the PID graph.
Press the function key Two Graphics to display two PID graphs in one screen.
Press the function key Merge Graph to display two PID plots in one coordinate for easy and intuitive diagnosis.
To record the data to memory of the scan tool, use the function key SAVE, and press Stop Saving to stop recording at any time.
Press Text to return to text viewing of PID data.
Select Pause to suspend collecting data from the scan tool and use the Start key to resume collecting data.
Press the ECS key to return to the previous menu.
Custom Data List:
Custom Data List menu lets you to minimize the number of PIDs on the data list and focus on any suspicious or symptom-specific data parameters.
Select Custom List from the menu and press the OK key. The custom data stream selection screen displays. Scroll with the up and down arrow keys to highlight a line, press the OK key and then repeat the action to make more selections.
When finished selection, use the function key VIEW DATA to display selected items.
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