How to Install & Use FVDI2 Based Diagnostic software V1.7 for VAG

This blog will guide you on how to install FVDI2 software V1.7 and how to use the software to read DTCs.

 

Part1: Installation

O.S: Windows XP (SP2 or later) Professional Version, Windows 7 Ultimate and Windows 8 Professional

 

Insert CD and open software V1.7

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Select language English and click [OK]

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Click Next and Install

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Installing, wait for a while…

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At the end of the installation, it will pop out the interface of selecting setup language, click [OK] to continue

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Then setup FVDI2 J2534 Driver, click [Next] and [install] to setup

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Setup FTDI CDM Driver, click [Extract]

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Click [Next]

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Select [I accept this agreement] and click [Next]

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Successfully setup the driver, click on [Finish]

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Completing FVDI2 V1.7 software setup, click on [Finish]

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Part2: Diagnosis

First of all, connect FVDI 2 with laptop. Picture shown as follow:

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Right click Computer-> Manage->Device Manager->Ports(COMS&LPT)

The USB Serial Port is COM4

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Then open [FVDI2 Based Software] on the desktop

Select [FVDI2] on the top menu, click VW icon and wait…

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Select version V24.0 and click on [close]

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Wait for a while, it is connecting to the interface

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Click on vehicle selection

Select Standard scan for modules and you can choose vehicle types now

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Engine Control module-> open

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Read DTCs

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Done!

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