What's New: Software Upgrades

Release Month
February
Release Day
24
Release Year
2021

Bosch ADS / ADS X Software Update Version 4.8

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Release Description

New Software Features:

Version 4.8 expands Bosch ADS capabilities by adding more model year 2021 coverage as well as special functions for previous model year vehicles, including more ADAS dynamic calibrations across various brands included with your subscription. 650 new special tests, 575 new systems, and over 2800 vehicle to ECU combinations are also included in this update.

Coverage Highlights:

  • 2021 coverage for many vehicles under these brands
    • Ford
    • Chrysler
    • Jeep
    • Toyota
    • Mitsubishi
    • Nissan
    • Infiniti
    • Subaru
    • Alfa Romeo
  • ADAS – 16 New Dynamic type calibration tests

Software Improvements / Bug Fixes

  • QuickScan speeds improved for Honda/Acura
  • AutoID retry improved
  • Users now able to access Ford Secure Gateway vehicles
  • 525X use cases resolved for OBDI vehicles

Release Month
December
Release Day
28
Release Year
2020

Bosch ADS / ADS X Software Update Version 4.7

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Release Description

Software Highlights:

  • Version 4.7 introduces 2021 model year coverage across many brands and much more including content for 2019 and 2020 brands as well.
  • Unlocking of Special Tests for controllers requiring Ford Security.
  • Thousands of new tests and functions have been added along with software enhancements and bug fixes.
  • DTC / Pre-Post Scan Reports – now add more detail to your reports using full keyboard edit for the Repair Order Number and Technician Id fields.

Coverage Highlights:

  • 2021 coverage for many vehicles under these brands
    • GM
    • Chrysler/Jeep
    • Fiat
    • Toyota
    • Honda
    • Hyundai/Kia
    • Alfa Romeo
    • Ford
  • 2020 and 2019 coverage
    • BMW
    • Audi
    • Mercedes Benz
    • Volkswagen
    • Jaguar
    • Land Rover
    • Volvo
  • Updated diagnostic information for the following:
    • Code-Assist Library confirmed fixes
    • SymptomAssist
    • Battery disconnect procedures and reference information
    • Key programming procedures and reference information

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

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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