What's New: Software Upgrades

Release Month
April
Release Day
27
Release Year
2022

Bosch ADS / ADS X Software Update Version 4.21

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Release Description

New Software Release

Version 4.21 update includes more model year 2022 vehicle coverage and additional ADAS calibrations. Over 19,000 new special tests and 1,538 new system applications are also included, as well as special functions and software enhancements.

Coverage Highlights:

  • 2022 coverage added – DTC, Data support and Bi-directional functions
    • Audi: Q5
    • Ford: F-250 Super Duty, F-350 Super Duty, F-450 Super Duty, F-550 Super Duty
    • Hyundai: Ioniq, Ioniq 5, Kona Electric, Kona N, Nexo, Veloster N
    • Kia: Carnival, EV6, Forte, Niro, Niro EV, Rio, Sorento
    • Mercedes: A-Class, CLA-Class, CLS-Class, E-Class (213), E-Class (238), GLA-Class, GLB-Class, GLS-Class, Metris, Sprinter
    • Mitsubishi: Outlander Sport
    • Volkswagen: Golf R
  • Multiple models and years coverage added – Bi-directional functions
  • ADAS* – New ADAS calibration coverage
    • 2022 Coverage
      • Nissan: Coverage added for 2022MY Altima, Kicks, Maxima, Rouge Sport, Versa
      • Subaru: Enhanced Dynamic Test
      • BMW: Coverage added for 2022MY new models

      *All Dynamic ADAS calibrations are included in standard ADS Tool Subscription. Static calibrations which require ADAS targets and fixtures require additional ADAS Subscription used with ADS 625/625X.

Special Function Highlights:

  • Volumetric Efficiency Test - This is a new addition to our coverage not included on most other tools. This function will assist on determining the heath check of any engine that supports MAF. You will be able to find this function in the ‘Special Tests Shortcuts’ for all vehicles.
  • Mercedes Specific Improvements and Additions
    • Improved grouping and clean-up of item names.
    • Addition of a static Compression Test to measure and track cranking RPM.
    • Added a new combined Engine Running Injector Kill function to be able to Enable/Disable Injectors for all cylinders in one test.
    • Added a new 'Headlight Binning' (Replacement) function to enable users to code in replacement headlamps
    • Created a new EVAP Purge and Seal functional test to aid in leak diagnosis of these systems

Software Highlights:

  • Quick Scan Improvement - Bug Fix for Quick Scan where scans were hanging on steps XX of YY. Additionally, this will correct the “Error code 1: controller thread not running” when cancelling and re-running Quick Scan.
  • Release Notes Preview - Preview Release Notes before installing the latest update.
  • Pre/Post Scan Report Shop Logos - Improve the ability to add shop logos in Report Options

Release Month
April
Release Day
1
Release Year
2022

Bosch ADS / ADS X Software Update Version 4.20

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Release Description

New Software Features:

Version 4.20 update includes model year 2022 vehicle coverage and additional ADAS calibrations. Over 16,219 new special test and 2,666 new system applications are also included.

Coverage Highlights:

  • Genesis brand coverage added:
    • Genesis: 2019-2022 models G70 and G90
  • 2022 coverage added - DTC, Data support and Bi-directional functions
    • Audi: A8 Quattro, e-tron S, e-tron S Sportback, Q4 e-tron S, Q4 e-tron S Sportback, RS3, S8, TT RS Quattro
    • Ford: Bronco Sport, Mustang
    • Infiniti: QX60
    • Mazda: Mazda3, MX-5 Miata
    • Mercedes: G-Class, GLC-Class, GLE Class
    • Mitsubishi: Mirage, Mirage G4, Outlander PHEV
    • RAM: 4500, 5500
    • Volkswagen: Arteon, GTI, Passat
  • Multiple models and years coverage added – Bi-directional functions
  • ADAS* – New ADAS calibration coverage
    • 2022 Coverage
      • Toyota: Coverage added for 2022MY Camry, Corolla Cross, Highlander, RAV4, Tacoma, Venza
      • Lexus: Coverage added for 2022MY models, 2021MY IS300, IS350, UX250h
      • GM: Coverage added for 2022MY Escalade
      • Lincoln: Coverage added for 2022MY Aviator, Corsair
      • BMW: Coverage added for 2022MY 530i, X3
      • Ford: Coverage added for 2022MY Edge, Escape, Maverick, Ranger
      • Mercedes: Coverage added for 2017-2022MY G-Class

    *All Dynamic ADAS calibrations are included in standard ADS Tool Subscription. Static calibrations which require ADAS targets and fixtures require additional ADAS Subscription used with ADS 625/625X.

Release Month
March
Release Day
3
Release Year
2022

Bosch ADS / ADS X Software Update Version 4.19

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Release Description

New Software Features:

Version 4.19 update includes more model year 2022 vehicle coverage and additional ADAS calibrations. Over 11,000 new special tests and 5,485 new system applications are also included.

Coverage Highlights:

  • 2022 coverage added – DTC, Data support and Bi-directional functions
    • Acura: RDX
    • Audi: A3, A3 Quattro, A4 Allroad, e-tron GT, e-tron Sportback, RS e-tron GT, S3, S4, S6, S7, SQ5, TTS Quattro
    • BMW: 228i xDrive Gran Coupe, 330i, 430i, 430i xDrive, 530i, 530i xDrive, M235i xDrive Gran Coupe, M3, M440i
    • Cadillac: XT4
    • Chevrolet: Express 2500, Express 3500, Malibu
    • Dodge: Challenger, Charger, Durango
    • Fiat: 500X
    • Ford: Edge, Escape, Explorer, F-150, Maverick, Ranger
    • GMC: Savana 2500, Savanna 3500
    • Infiniti: Q60
    • Jeep: Cherokee, Grand Cherokee L, Grand Wagoneer, Renegade, Wagoneer
    • Lexus: IS300, IS350, LC500, LC500h, LS500, LS500h, RC F, RC300, RC350
    • Lincoln: Aviator, Corsair
    • Mini: Cooper Clubman, Cooper Countryman
    • Mitsubishi: PHEV
    • RAM: 1500 Classic, ProMaster 1500, ProMaster 2500, ProMaster 3500
    • Toyota: C-HR, Corolla Cross, Mirai, RAV4, RAV4 Prime, Tundra, Venza
    • Volkswagen/span>: ID.4, Jetta, Taos
    • Volvo: S90, V60
  • Multiple models and years coverage added – Bi-directional functions
  • ADAS* – New ADAS calibration coverage
    • 2022 Coverage
      • Chrysler: Coverage added for 2022MY 300, Pacifica, Voyager, Charger, Durango, 1500 Classic
      • Jeep: Coverage added for some 2022MY Models
      • GM: Coverage added for more 2022MY vehicles
      • Audi: Coverage added for many 2022MY A7 Sportback, e-tron Quattro, Q7, SQ5
      • BMW: Coverage added for more 2022MY vehicles, including Mini Cooper Countryman
      • Fiat: Coverage added for 2022MY 500X
      • Volkswagen: Coverage added for 2022MY ID.4, Jetta, Taos
    • 2021 Coverage
      • Jeep: 2021MY Grand Cherokee L

    *All Dynamic ADAS calibrations are included in standard ADS Tool Subscription. Static calibrations which require ADAS targets and fixtures require additional ADAS Subscription used with ADS 625/625X

Software Highlights:

  • Software Information screen in Settings will now display the “Matched VCI Serial Number” and the “Firmware Version” of that VCI.

Software Features

Vehicle Coverage

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Repair-Source

Included access to on-tool service and repair information.

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Quick Scan

Average pre- and post-scans below 60 seconds.

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Security Requirements

Unlock 2018 / 2019 Secure Gateway protected FCA vehicles seamlessly and within seconds. 

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