Vident iAuto700 Diagnostic Test: Read Codes/Erase Codes/Freeze Frame Data

VIDENT iAuto700 is a professional level diagnostic handheld tool, offering comprehensive system coverage for a vast array of car manufacturers and providing workshops, technicians and enthusiasts alike affordable professional diagnostic solutions.


What customers can get from this article?

This article aims to tell the customers how to use VIDENT iAuto700 diagnostic tool to Read Codes, Erase Codes and check Freeze Frame Data.


Before getting to the point, its also important for customers to know about iAuto700 professional tools features.

1.Provide easy diagnosis on more than 77 American, Asian and European vehicle makes
2.Work on both OBDI and OBDII cars, SUVs, minivans, light-duty trucks sold worldwide, including the latest 2019 models on selected makes
3.Read and clears codes and turns off MILs of all systems (typically Engine, ABS, Airbags, Immobilizer, Instrument Cluster, Climate Control, Power Steering, Automatic Transmission and more!).
4.Support Oil Service Reset, service mileage and interval reset
5.Support Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) reset
6.Support Battery Configuration
7.Identifies the vehicle you are testing rapidly and accurately on the basis of its VIN number
8.It shows live vehicle sensors data in text and graph format and allows you to focus on any suspicious or symptom specific data
9.You can view 2 parameter graphs simultaneously and merge them into one coordinate, so you can easily see how they affect each other, providing you with the most comprehensive and functional look at live data possible
10.Retrieves ECU information
11.Displays freeze frame data
12.Supports all OBDII test models such as live data, O2 sensor test, component test and more.
13.Allow to print out diagnostic test data via PC suite
14.Multilingual menu options-English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Portuguese, Hungarian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Thai.
15.Three Years free update, Internet updatable via USB
16.4.3″LCD color display, clearly arranged keys, menu driven operation, and shortcuts together make this device extremely easy to use
17.Its ruggedized design and rubber sleeve resist impact and damage in the tough workshop environment.

Part 1.Read Codes

Read Codes menu lets you read trouble codes found in the control unit. Typical menu options include:

  • Present/Permanent/Current Codes
  • 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.

1.Select Read Codes from Function Menu and press the OK key. A code list including code number and its description displays.

2.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.


Part 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.

  1. Select Erase Codes from Function Menu and press the OK key. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the procedure.


Part 3.Freeze Frame Data

Freeze Frame Data menu displays freeze frame data, a snapshot of critical vehicle operating conditions 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.


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