GM MDI “MDI software is out of date” & “GDS2 Days Remaining Until Lease Expires 1”

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GM MDI “MDI software is out of date” & “GDS2 Days Remaining Until Lease Expires 1”

GM MDI “MDI software is out of date” & “GDS2 Days Remaining Until Lease Expires 1”

This article is available with the working solution to GM MDI GDS2 software “Days Remaining Until Lease Expires 1” and “GM MDI software is out of date”.

Part 1: Solution to “GM MDI software is out of date”

If any of the GM MDI got the error ” GM MDI software is out of date”.

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Follow the 5 steps to do:

Hold on the start button, ready to connect the power supply.

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Hold on this button, connect the power supply, the power light on, wait for 10 seconds.

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When all the lights turn on, release the button and the machine enters the recovery state.

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Connect the USB cable to the computer, ready to recover.

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Open GM MDI Manager and choose “Recover”

Done.

Part 2: Solution to GM MDI GDS2 software “Days Remaining Until Lease Expires 1”

Actually, GM MDI already fixed the bug that GDS2 software displayed “Days Remaining Until Lease Expires 1”, that means the newest GM MDI won’t have this error any more.

Now:

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Before:

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In the paste, GM MDI user can follow the next steps to fix the problem.

There is a icon on the software desktop, open this icon to follow the operation guide, it will tell how to adjust the time.

They way to activate GM MDI GDS2 software:

Reset computer time/date

1) Run “lease time” in the computer’s start menu, if GDS2 is pre-installed

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2) Click on “Stop ALGM Service”, change data and time in “Date” and “Time” column. Make sure the date and time are correctly set.

3) Check and confirm the “Leasetime” is completely consistent with the computer system time, if not same, please change your PC date and time.

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4) Select the date and time of the time zone (Your local exact time ).

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2.Activate GM MDI GDS2 software

1) Connect your computer with network, browse to:

2) Select user account, then click on “ok”.

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3) Press “Continue”

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4) Click on “OK” button when the system display new Tech2 version.
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5) Click on “OK”.

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6) Select “GDS2” Tab and then press on Run GDS2 button.

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7) The system will install JAVA software automatically.

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8) After installing the JAVA, the system will automatically lease renewal.

9) After lease renewal, start MDI GDS software, the system will display the new lease the remaining days in the lower-left corner of software program.

Thanks.


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General Motors Factory GM Scan Tools -GM MDI and GM Tech


Tech1A: This was the factory scanner for all GM dealers from 1983 to 1995. It is still available, but in limited quantities. The Tech1A can be a solution for restoration speciality shops working on older GM products such as Corvettes or for the private car collector.

 Tech1A

GM Tech 2: This is the GM factory scan tool used in all GM dealers since 1996. Model coverage includes all makes and models of GM vehicles including passenger cars, trucks and vans. Model year coverage is from 1992 to 2013. For GM vehicles prior to 1992 you will need a Tech1A or a MasterTech listed below to achieve OEM level functionality.

Tech2

The Tech 2 will allow your shop to be to ‘dealer level’ capable on all covered GM cars. Scan, pull codes, graph data and have all bi-directional controls available for all vehicle systems including Powertrain, Body, Chassis and Network. This tool will also allow you to re-program controllers with the optional TIS-2-Web program. Click here for brochure on Tech-2 packages and options. Call obd2tool.com to order.

GM MDI and GM MDI 2: This newest release GM factory scan tool begins it’s coverage in model year 2010. MDI when combined with the Global Diagnostic System 2 (GDS2) software application allows servicing of GM’s new Global Architecure Platform (Global A) vehicles. Model coverage currently includes 2010-2013 Buick LaCrosse, 2010-2013 Cadillac SRX, 2010-2013 Chevrolet Camaro, 2010-2013 Equinox, 2011-2013 Chevrolet Volt, 2011-2013 Chevrolet Cruze, 2010-2013 GMC Terrain and 2011 Buick Regal. By model year 2014 virtually all GM vehicles are serviced by using the MDI/GDS application. For all other 2010-2013 GM vehicles you will need either a GM Tech-2 or the optional ‘Tech-2 Emulator’ program to achieve OEM level functionality. The ‘Tech-2 Emulator’ uses the MDI interface device as the communications interface between pc and vehicle.

 

The GM MDI when coupled up with the software application ‘GDS-2′ allows your shop to be ‘dealer level’ capable on all the above listed GM cars. Scan, pull codes, graph data and have all bi-directional controls available for all vehicle systems including Powertrain, Body, Chassis and Network. This tool will also allow you to re-program controllers as long as you have internet access on the laptop your MDI/GDS application is installed on.

 

The entire MDI/GDS-2 package can be ordered from OEMTools preloaded on a new Dell or Panasonic laptop with all needed reference materials and links pre-installed and ready to operate the day it arrives. This complete package also includes a 1 year subscription for model year updates to the MDI/GDS application. Tech-2 Emulator with TIS re-programming can also be configured on the same laptop for the most complete GM OEM level of tooling. Call obd2tool.com to order or click here for quotation request form.

 

GM MDI:
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GM MDI 2:

GM MDI 2