Support of J2534 (Pass-Thru) adapters in FORScan v2.2.*

Discussion about adapters and connections - usage, problems, solutions
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Re: Support of J2534 (Pass-Thru) adapters in FORScan v2.2.*

Post by Paullk8232 » Sat Mar 24, 2018 5:09 pm

Update here, one of Chinese DB9 breakouts was different than the other, I am able to connect with can lab now at 125k and 500k for low and high speed networks. Still no luck with FORScan though.

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Re: Support of J2534 (Pass-Thru) adapters in FORScan v2.2.*

Post by Beano » Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:56 am

Hello Forscan,
I am busy testing an older Mongoose PWM/CAN with FEPS for Ford on your software. I can confirm the software sees the device and make connection to it without problem.

I will test connection to the car and reading of parameters in a few hours. So far this seems to be a go.

edit: I can confirm the above adapter works in Win7 environment with Forscan sw. Hopefully soon I can update it to Mongoose Ford Pro and have it run in Win10 environment - will retest an feedback then.


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Re: Support of J2534 (Pass-Thru) adapters in FORScan v2.2.*

Post by Divad968 » Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:26 am

I have been a Ford Master Technician for 30 years and used about every brand diagnostic scanner?Autel Maxisys Elite over the years and this one is hands down the best and most universal scanner I have used to date! Never once have I had an issue with the Blue Tooth connection between the scanner and the VCM unlike what we use at Ford. Programs keys perfectly, bi-directional controls work flawless and is very fast processing of live data....WAY faster than Snap On Versus and the software especially for Ford is almost identical to Fords software with the IDS we use at the dealership...I actually prefer my Autel over the IDS now.

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