Here a collection of Autel Maxidas DS808 Full Set Questions and Answers, hope it helps.
Question: Can you use this to program new keys
Answer: Yes you can reprogram keys with this tester
Question: Is it true that this model is no longer updateable? I was just going to purchase one,but if that is the case it is worthless
Answer: I can only tell you that I updated mine for Mercedes and chevy right after I registered it
Question: can you program the abs module with this
Answer:DS708 can not program the abs module.Only maxisys pro can do it
Question: Is it availalable with standard package which has less adapters and cables?
Answer:Yes, we have standard package Autel Maxidas DS808.
Question: Is it difficult to register this device? And can it support Spanish?
Answer: Registering the device was easy. You simply go to autel’s website and set up an account. Once you do that you take the registration code/passcode from the scan tool and register it on the website. You then make sure that the scan tool is hooked up to your wifi which is setup in settings. Then you are ready to update the scan tool with the latest software.
Changing the language settings is also easy. You simply do that in settings as well and have multiple different choices. I do know Spanish was one of them. I returned mine because it could not code or reset any adaptaions in any modules on my vehicles. My vehicles are about 15 years old and I think the support on older vehicles goes away with the updates. It probably has more capabilities on the newer vehicles. I should have purchased one of these 5 years ago and never updated it so that the scan tool could retain its capabilities.
Question: Can i use for other connections besides OBD2?
Answer: Yes, this is full set version, it is included with many cables and adapter which are not OBD2.
Question: What is the head set used for with the scan tool
Answer:It’s not used with the tool is just a free give away to get you to buy an outdated tool that according to autel there will be no more updates after Dec 2017. I sent it back because I couldn’t get it to update or more like it removed software during update which is another common complaint on their site. I feel it’s dishonest to sell things claiming a year full updates and it’s not a year is much less than a year but I guess China isn’t afraid of a class action for fraud.
Question: Does it do tire pressure and how about the free headset?
Answer:It will perform limited tire pressure functions (i.e. Read it) if the ECU program allows it via OBD II connector. The free head phones are surprisingly very good, they are comfortable, easy to use, battery lasts a long time and rechargeable.
Question: Does this tool have bi-directional control and diagnostics for the Body control Module?
Answer: Yes, of course, it can support it.
Question: can it program tpms sensor
Answer: It can put the car into programing mode but you will need a tpms sensor tool
Question: Can it do a power balance on a ford 2006 f350 diesel?
Answer: Yes, it can be supported.
Question: can i use in Spanish language ?
Answer: may we know what’s your serial No. of your DS708? To change language, you need to download all the software again, so your device needs to be within the updating period. If it is still within updating preriod, please provide us the serial No. and we can ask Autel to authorize Spanish for you.
Question: can this unit be used to relearn the idle, on a 2010 chevy 1500 silverado z71, auto trans, 5.3
Answer: Yes, it can be supported.
Question: Dose it work on 24v truck
Answer: Mine is a 708 and is 12 volt only. You may have to get one for heavy duty trucks, depending on the make. Sorry I couldn’t help.
Question: Hello Can this change the settings on a 2008 GM product to turn the cruise control on in the body control module?
Answer: It can support the following functions:
Cruise Control Options
Cruise Control Cycle
Cruise Control Options
Question: Will this test the abs module on a 1995 chevy k2500 suburban with the diesel engine or can you recomend one that will?
Answer: on you need older otc
Question: Can you program BMW e63 keys
Answer: Sorry, it can’t support to program BMW keys.
Question:Does this scanner do check engine lights abs lights and show live data??
Answer: Yes, DS708 can do it.
Question: Can u set Dist timing on 97 chevy
Answer: Yes you can, it’s listed as knock retard in degrees. Set it close to 0 as you can get.
Question:Hi, does it have Australian vehicles?
Answer: only the Australia version DS708 can test Holden vehicle.
Question: Will this do as much as a snap on scanner?
Answer: You can search on YouTube where guys compare the different scanners between Snap On, etc.
Question:Ds708 have any advantage over the 808?
Answer: DS808 is much more advanced than DS708.The hardware of DS808 is more advanced, and DS808 covers more vehicles, and the vehicle software of DS808 has updated to 2016.
Question:What kind of modules can I access with this? Thank you in advance.
Answer: It is ccomprehensive diagnostic scanner, you can use it to access all ECUs and also special functions, like DPF, SAS, EPB, Key matching etc.
Question: What’s the difference between ds808 and ms906?
Answer: DS808 is a smaller and stripped down version of MS906. The two models have the same function in software, but different hardware configuration. DS808 is configured with smaller screen and smaller battery, but DS808 is priced about $250 less than MS906.
Question: Can you increase your idle rpm with this scanner?
Answer: Do you mean the idle relearn function? It can be supported. But for some vehicles, the idle can be relearned by manual. So in order to confirm it, it is better you can provide us the detailed vehicle information, like Vehicle, year and Vin No.
Question: Will it diagnose suspension error indications?
Answer: Yes, DS708 can do it. Any other doubts welcome to contact me at any time.
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