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GM MDI Scan Tool
This tool is not original. It mainly supports to diagnose GM cars from 1990-2012 by GDS and Tech2win softwares.
It's without battery and wireless function.
It supports oline programming, but customers must have account and password by yourselves.
Please pay attention to it before you place order.
General Motors Global Electrical Architecture (Global A) and Global Diagnostic Hardware &Software
Global Diagnostic System DGS& Mutiple diagnostic Interface MDI
MDI and GDS Background
MDI is an interface between the vehicle DLC and a PC (by wired USB, wired Ethernet, wireless Ethernet ) and TIS2web.
Required for diagnostics on new SGM Global A Electrical Architecture Vehicles
Used with GM Global Diagnostics System (GDS), SPS and MDI Manager Software
Allows for GDS diagnostic
GM Multiple Diagnostic Interface (MDI)
All current and most legacy vehicle protocols: UART, KW2000, CLASS2, GM LAN, etc.
Needed for Global A architechture vehicles
Supports Service Programming System (SPS)
Supports PC-Based diagnostics with rollout of the Global Diagnositc System (GDS) application
Includes Flight Recorder Mode
New Diagnostic Application Software required for Global A Vehicles
Global Diagnostic System (GDS)
PC-based software diagnsotics
DTCs, Diagnostics, Data Display & Visualization, Device Controls, Special Tests, Flight Recorder management, etc.
GDS is software which runs on a specific PC. Updates received via TIS2Web.
Multiple display options. More space for diagnsotics. Session management for multiple us.
The Future of the Tech 2
The Tech 2 remains an essential tool through at least the 2010 model year. The GM MDI will not support past models when its diagnostic capabilities are introduced. And, the Tech2 will continue to be needed to diagnose all vehicles fromprevious model years. Remote programming with the Tech 2 will continue to be supported for use on all 2007 and previous vehicles.Additional information will be supplied in future.
HOW WILL THE GM MDI BE USED?
The GM MDI will be required to perform diagnostics on selected NAO vehicles for model year 2009. Diagnostic software is scheduled to be released for the GM MDI during the fourth quarter of 2008.
When you test after 2010 year gm car, you can use gm gds2 software:
When you want to test before 2010 year GM car, you can use the tech2win software to test it,run fast and stable:
1: finish update lease step, connect with Car OBD, click diagnostic icon on the interface. Choose brand and click “input” on lower right corner, car information will be read automatically, or you can choose manual input VIN
2:choose test what you want, like module diagnostic—engine control modual—identifying information ( picture22-27)
GM MDI Package List:
1.GM MDI main unit
2.GM MDI DLC cable
3.GM MDI USB cable
4.GM MDI DVD software
What protocols does the GM MDI support?
For immediate use — At present, vehicles have two buses on the 16 pin connector
(high speed and low speed GMLAN). The GM MDI communicates using all of the existing GM protocols, the same as the Tech 2:
- Class 2
- GMLAN (CAN)
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