BMW E39 OBD diagnose with BMW ICOM scanner

Question: For my E39 I already have a D+KCAN cable and bmw scanner 1.4.0. I would like to have the option to access a wider range of models. For example the old models with ADS interface (e.g. E34 or E36) but also newer models. Does ADS work with ICOM Scanner? Most good adapters which support Read More …

BMW ICOM A2 FAQ

1. Can BMW ICOM A2 software be updated if yes how so? And does this tablet run ista/d and ista/p can it program and code modules Hello my friend: the software can be updated, but you need to buy a new software HDD from obd2tool.com! You just need to buy one time for one year, the Read More …

ISTA operating modes

HO workshop mode In the HO workshop mode, the terminal devices can be operated both “online” (default) as well as “offline”. Online In this operating mode, the client and the workshop server are located in an HO workshop and are connected via the local workshop network (LAN, WLAN). An online connection to BMW AG is Read More …

How to adjust E53 Right Height with BMW ICOM A2 ISTA

I have both cheap Auto key Programmer BMW INPA K+DCAN USB cable and BMW ICOM A2+B+C diagnostic system with ICOM Rheingold ISTA-D 3.47, ISTA-P 3.54 HDD. I’ve been playing around on a one axle air system in ISTA. I was able to raise and lower the rear of my E53 2004, but I don’t think Read More …

The ways about how to update 2015.06 Version BMW ICOM A2 Firmware

when you need to update BMW ICOM A2 firmware , you need to according to the steps as following: 1. Use Network cable to connect  Car Diagnostic Tools ICOM A2 with a computer, charge ICOM A2  from www.autonumen.com with 12V power adapter or connect ICOM with the BMW vehicle. 2. Open IE Internet Exploer, browse Read More …

2014.09 BMW ICOM A2+B+C Diagnostic & Programming Tool with Wifi

There is a new BMW ICOM A2 come out. This new icom A2 add a new function, it is with wifi, This is very convenient when you use the Car Diagnostic Tools BMW ICOM A2 machine . in addition , it is the latest version 2014.09. This bmw icom machine support multi-language, you can choose the Read More …

(Fixed) BMW ICOM A3 program ok but fail to diagnose

Question: BMW ICOM A3 Program on Youobd2 ok but diagnose with no luck, device fail to connect. How to do? bmw icom diagnosis Possible reason: The hardware version is too low to do diagnostic job. Solution: Update firmware to the newest version, e.g fw 1.40.05/01.25.02 To get ICOM, ICOM A1 and common ICOM A2+B+C for Read More …

Learn much about BMW ICOM & ICOM A2

Learn it from an experienced technician. I consulted ICOM A2 from the professional technician mainly because I read much information in BMW forums telling that the only difference between ICOM A2 & ICOM is the hardware. Actually, ICOM A is the first generation BMW ICOM device. ICOM A is the basic component. In physical terms, it Read More …