Category Archives: Auto Scanner Tools

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Using Your Tech2 with Bob Pattengal

This course offers the latest information to stay current with the use of GM Tech 2 Scan Tool. Presented by Bob Pattengale, the course (LBT-218 Using Your Tech2 with Bob Pattengale), featuring hands-on case study demonstrations, delves into using the tool and the new MDI with GDS software, advanced navigation, RPO codes and much more. Some other specifics include updating software, reprogramming information for TIS2Web, using Tech2 View via a computer, setting up diagnostics for vehicle control systems, clearing DTC codes, using “Quick Snapshot” to record data, and setting up common connectors and components.

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Additionally, a gamut of information ranging from the history of GM MDI Scan Tool to information resources such as NAFTA is included.

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How to download and install BMW EF scanner V2018.12 (Explorer)

BMW E/F Scanner V2018.12 (Explorer) free download and installation guide and tips.  2018 BMW E/F scanner (Explorer) can perform full capacities incl. BMW Diagnosis, IMMO, Mileage Correction, Coding etc.

2018 BMW E/F scanner (Explorer) free download:

Password: ikmumq
Contributor: the engineer working for
Security: 100% safe
Works on 2018 BMW E/F scanner full version


***Everyone knows that buying BMW Explorer would be the right thing to do but it is crazy expensive and while if you can’t afford to invest that kind of money in tools for now, that’s no bad to take a chance on clone tools like this.

File including


Software version: BMW-Explorer v18.12.03
Added new versions of  SWFL for FEM/BDC and DME/DDE
Fixed programming FEM/BDC/EGS/DME/DDE
Operating system: Windows 7 – Windows 10
Language: Russian /English

Function: Full version supports BMW Diagnosis + IMMO key programming + Mileage Correction + Coding

Full Version Feature:
1.Basic features module
3. E-series Coding module
3.E-series CAS1, CAS2, CAS3, CAS3+  mileage Reset
4.E-series keyprog module
5.FEM/BDC mileage module
6.F-series mileage correction module
7. FLASH calibration READ/WRITE calibrations for F and G series models
8. ISN reset for F-series HP8 gearbox
9. FEM/BDC keyprog module
10. ISN MSx8x (SIEMENS) for BMW
11. F-Coding module
12. Tricore module for BMW
13. CAS4 CAS4+ F-series keyprog module with F-ISN


Using Tip:
1. Please ensure the car has enough power supply especially for programming, coding, ISN reset. otherwise, the programming job won’t be done, or the control module get broken.
2. Don’t set the computer to standby, because the programming will take a long time for example reading ISN code will take over 30 minutes, if the computer is set to standby, the programming job won’t be done, or the control module get broken.

BMW E/ F scanner V2018.12 (Explorer) installation (Words & images)

Paste all zip files and extract them all on desktop


Open BMW_v018.12.03 folder


Run BMW_Explorer_v0.18.12.03 sofwtware as Administrator


Press Next to install device driver
Accept license agreement


FTDI driver installation finished


Install WHQL Certified driver until success

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Open Device Manager to check interface is well connected and current COM Port

Run BMW Explorer software on desktop as Administrator

Press Setup and search COM port



Detect COM Port 5 and confirm

Software is installed and ready to use

You can run a qucik self-test first

Open ECU


Edit AIF


Change VIN



In Extra options, you can read ISN, reset adaptation, register battery, update ECU etc

In EF 20181203 folder, you can directly run BMW EF 201812 software as Administrator

and do qucik test and perform other functions.

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