Turn your tablet into a professional-level scan tool
with the power of ALLDATA built in
Now shop owners, service writers, and technicians can turn their
Android and Windows 10 tablet into a powerful, professional
scan tool, thanks to ALLDATA Diagnostics. And it’s the
only scan tool solution with ALLDATA Repair or ALLDATA Collision
An honest conversation
about scanning in today’s
collision repair shops
Auto Body Repair Network (ABRN) magazine is known as “the
Voice of the Collision Repair industry.” They recently
interviewed Collision shop owner Patrick Porter to learn how
he incorporated scan tools into his shop’s work flow in order
to help reduce liability, keep up with ever-changing
technology, and properly repair vehicles back to pre-accident
Instead of housing the scan tool software in a bulky, hand-held unit, ALLDATA Diagnostics has a VCI (Vehicle Connection Interface) device that attaches to the vehicle’s OBD port. Then it links wirelessly via Bluetooth to a tablet (Android or Windows 10). This gives you the flexibility to perform all the scan tool functions on the tablet. And with ALLDATA built in, codes link directly to relevant OEM-direct articles, including ALLDATA’s new interactive color wiring diagrams – there’s no punching out to a separate browser or application. See system requirements here.
Part of what makes ALLDATA Diagnostics such a game-changer is
that the VCI (Vehicle Connection Interface) device that attaches
to the vehicle’s OBD port is included in the subscription,
eliminating hefty up-front costs. And there’s
no charge for software/data updates, either.
Plus, you can use your own Android or Windows 10 tablet. Don’t
have a tablet? Don’t worry, we’ll put together a custom bundle
ALLDATA Diagnostics delivers all the functionality you’d expect in a professional-level scan tool, with coverage for domestic, Asian, and European vehicles. Thanks to its user-friendly navigation and seamless integration with ALLDATA Repair or Collision, it takes far fewer steps to get the results you need.
Retrieve and clear manufacturer P, B, C, and U codes – the brunt of day-in, day-out diagnostics.
Reads and graphically displays PIDs – live sensor data from all modules/vehicle systems (PCM, TCM, SRS, ABS, chassis/body systems and more).
Bi-directional component control: connects with various vehicle systems to test a specific component.
Full-system, exportable pre- and post-DTC scan reporting.
Complete integration with ALLDATA Repair/Collision information – codes link directly to relevant OE articles, including new color wiring diagrams.
New! Get one-touch access to more than 20 million probable causes from DTC codes.
Access System Tests, Relearns, Resets, Initializations, and Calibrations as supported by manufacturer.
Utilize Drive Test mode to access diagnostic features without being connected to the Internet.
View tech-verified repairs without leaving the application.
Manufacturer data/software updates are included with subscription.
All this data gives you the info needed to create detailed, OE-accurate estimates and repair cars back to OEM standards. Collision shops can perform exportable pre- and post-scans to ensure vehicles are repaired back to pre-accident OEM condition, a requirement mandated with increasing frequency by insurers and OEMs.
With the push toward pre and post scanning, we need to be ahead
of the curve. ALLDATA allows us to have access to the
information we need, and it’s completely portable, so our techs
have everything at their fingertips
Josh Kazdan. Owner, Better Image Collision
(Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada)
Before the scan tool came out, we were getting codes and then
running to a land-based computer to diagnose the code on the
computer. Here, you have it right on your lap, you’re still in
the car, and you can obtain the knowledge you need to diagnose
Jarrod M., Service Manager, Mike’s West Coast Auto Body &
(Spring Hill, Florida)
It’s really beneficial that they can see right then the OEM
procedures associated with the codes, saving them valuable
Dennis Brock, Collision Center Manager, Graham Auto Mall
It’s nicer to have the tablet at the car with all the
information there. You’re not running back and forth or waiting
for somebody else to get off the computer if there’s only one
computer in the office. It’s nice to have all the information
right there with the codes, the data, live data (which was very
helpful for monitoring), wiring diagrams, and whatever you
need. Everything is there on the tablet
Jeff O.,Technician, Mike’s West Coast Auto Body & Repair
(Spring Hill, Florida)