What's New: Software Upgrades

Release Month
November
Release Day
2
Release Year
2020

Bosch ADS / ADS X Software Update Version 4.6

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Release Description

Software Highlights:

  • Version 4.6 contains new model year 2020 coverage for Nissan including DTCs, Live Data and Special Tests, as well as Special Test coverage for model year 2020 Ford and Toyota vehicles.
  • Corrected Wi-Fi connectivity with Comcast routers.
  • QuickScan expanded to include GM and Nissan UDS protocols, expanded CAN and Keyword 2000 for Honda.
  • User Interface improvements to the Diagnostic Information Menu, ADAS Calibration Menu high use functions and more.
  • VCI auto-connectivity improvements and Bosch Battery Tester app integrated (525X).
  • Over 1700 new tests, 370 new systems, and 1000 vehicle to ECU combinations are included in this 4.6 update including software enhancements and bug fixes.

Coverage Highlights:

  • Ford - New Special Test Actuation and Adjustment coverage for all 2020MY vehicles and systems
    • Added coverage for 84 new Adjustment type & 399 new Actuation type tests.
  • Toyota - New Special Test Actuation and Adjustment coverage for all 2020MY vehicles and systems
    • Added coverage for 220 new Adjustment type & 673 new Actuation type tests
  • Nissan - New coverage for all 2020MY vehicles and systems
    • Includes 726 new vehicle & ECU combinations with 102 new systems
    • Added coverage for 220 new Adjustment type & 673 new Actuation type tests
    • Pre/Post Scan DTC support, Live Data, and Special Tests

Release Month
September
Release Day
3
Release Year
2020

Bosch ADS Software Update Version 4.5

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Release Description

New Software Coverage:

Version 4.5 contains new model year 2020 coverage for Ford and GM, and model year 2019 Mercedes vehicles including DTCs, Live Data and Special Tests. Over 2000 new tests, 3500 new systems, and 4500 vehicle to ECU combinations are included in this update including software enhancements and bug fixes.

Coverage Highlights:

  • Ford - new coverage for all 2020MY vehicles and systems and 2019MY EcoSport, Expedition, Navigator, Ranger and Transit Connect
    • Added coverage for 1115 new vehicle & ECU combinations with 959 new systems
    • Pre/Post Scan DTC support, Live Data, and Special Tests – more to come in future releases
  • GM - new coverage for 2020MY vehicles and systems
    • Added coverage for 2245 new vehicle & ECU combinations with 1677 new systems
    • Pre/Post Scan DTC support, Live Data, and Special Tests – more to come in future releases
  • Audi - new coverage for Special Tests
    • Includes 704 Adjustment and 244 Actuation type tests
  • Mercedes Benz - new coverage for all 2019MY vehicles and systems
    • Includes 1095 new vehicle & ECU combinations with 434 new systems
    • Pre/Post Scan DTC support, Live Data, and Special Tests – more to come in future releases
  • Volkswagen - new coverage for Special Tests
    • Includes 700 Adjustment and 250 Actuation type tests

Release Month
July
Release Day
27
Release Year
2020

Bosch ADS Software Update Version 4.4

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Release Description

New Software Features:

Version 4.4 includes exciting new changes to the Main Menu and Diagnostics Menu, adding QuickScan,
Coverage Guide, Special Test Search, and more. Over 1,300 new tests have been added as well as
software enhancements and bug fixes.

Coverage Highlights:

  • Chrysler/Jeep – new coverage for all 2020MY vehicles and systems
  • Mazda – new coverage for 2020MY Mazda3
  • Honda/Acura – new coverage for all 2020MY vehicles and systems
  • Mitsubishi – new coverage for all 2020MY vehicles and systems
  • Hyundai – new coverage for all 2020MY vehicles and systems
  • Kia – new coverage for all 2020MY vehicles and systems
  • Fiat – new coverage for all 2020MY vehicles and systems
  • Alfa Romeo – new coverage for all 2020MY vehicles and systems

Software Features

Vehicle Coverage

Offering the best aftermarket coverage from the world’s leading diagnostic brand.

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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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