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1 Installation _______________________________________________________________________________ 1 2 Electronic interface ________________________________________________________________________ 1 3 How to activate your software? ______________________________________________________________ 1 4 Overview ________________________________________________________________________________ 2 5 Connecting to the vehicle (USB and RS232) ____________________________________________________ 3 6 Connecting using a Bluetooth interface ________________________________________________________ 3 7 Connecting using a WiFi interface ____________________________________________________________ 5 8 Configuring a new vehicle __________________________________________________________________ 6 9 Configuring the software ___________________________________________________________________ 6 10 Configuring the diagnostic report ____________________________________________________________ 6 11 The Diagnostic tab _______________________________________________________________________ 7 12 Save/Review a diagnostic ___________________________________________________________________ 4 13 Generate diagnostic report __________________________________________________________________ 5 14 The Advanced Diagnostic tab ______________________________________________________________ 6 15 Sensors tab _____________________________________________________________________________ 8 16 The Oxygen sensors tab __________________________________________________________________ 9 17 Monitored system results tab _____________________________________________________________ 10 18 Vehicle Info tab ________________________________________________________________________ 11 19 Terminal tab __________________________________________________________________________ 12 20 The Graph and recording window _________________________________________________________ 13
20.1 Display values _______________________________________________________________________ 13 20.2 Display/record options ________________________________________________________________ 13 20.3 Replay a recording ___________________________________________________________________ 14 20.4 Smart triggers _______________________________________________________________________ 15 20.5 Calculations ________________________________________________________________________ 15 20.6 Exporting recording to a spreadsheet ____________________________________________________ 15
21 The Dashboard window _________________________________________________________________ 16 22 The CAN bus analyser window ___________________________________________________________ 17
22.1 Display frames ______________________________________________________________________ 17 22.2 Filtering the CAN bus_________________________________________________________________ 17
23 PID Decoder _____________________________________________________________________________ 18 24 Customisation ___________________________________________________________________________ 18
24.1 How to add specific manufacturer codes __________________________________________________ 18 25 Error messages: __________________________________________________________________________ 18
25.1 Errors from the ELM interface _________________________________________________________ 18 26 Frequent problems, tips ___________________________________________________________________ 19
26.1 Connection problems with the vehicle ____________________________________________________ 19 26.2 Connection problems with the vehicle (Battery at 0.0V) ______________________________________ 19 26.3 Asynchronous socket error _____________________________________________________________ 19 26.4 Installation with Windows XP __________________________________________________________ 19 26.5 Fault deletion problem ________________________________________________________________ 19 26.6 Fiat/Alfa Romeo hand free key issue with erasing of fault (incorrect condition) _________________ 19 26.7 Renault "hands-free" kit ______________________________________________________________ 19 26.8 Repair tutorials ______________________________________________________________________ 19 26.9 Contacts ____________________________________________________________________________ 19
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Important: In order to use the software, you must first install the
interface driver. If you are using a USB interface, download the driver
the installation procedure from our website in the download section: http://www.outilsobdfacile.fr/telechargement-logiciel-elm327.html
Installation: Download the latest version of EOBD-Facile from our website and run the installer called Install EOBD-Facile.exe.
The software requires no special installation and will not modify your registry. It is important to note that the software does not use:
Does not create any files or directories outside its installation directories
Does not modify your Windows parameters (resolution, settings)
Update: After downloading the new version, re-install the
software in the directory already containing it. All the old files will be replaced with the new ones. Above all, do not delete the EOBD-Facile
directory in My Documents containing your settings and your saved
Uninstallation: If you wish to uninstall the software, just delete
the files and directories in the directory containing the application. Your personal connection and data files are in the directory My
documents\EOBD-Facile. You may delete them if you will no longer
2 Electronic interface
EOBD-Facile need an electronic device to be able to
communicate with vehicles. Two kind of interface can be used:
ELM327 interface or compatible
If you do not have interface, visit our shop on the following link:
3 How to activate your software?
1. Connect to your vehicle and use the wizard present in the menu "Register" and "Activate your software"
2. Follow the instructions to complete your activation 3. If you are currently connected to internet, your activation will be
immediate, otherwise you can send us the registration file and
you will receive a reply with a login and activation key (within
24 hours maximum) 4. Enter this information in the software via the menu "Register"
then "Enter your activation code..."
5. Restart the software
Why should you register?
Registration will activate additional functions in the software. The
log file that you will provide to register will enable future users to
benefit from your experience and create a list of EOBD compatible vehicles and the functions that they support.
Registration is free of charge and only requires a few minutes.
Can I install EOBD-Facile on another PC using my
Unfortunately not, the registration data you receive is only valid
for the PC used to generate the log file. If you have already registered and need a second key for another PC, please send us an email with
your login and include a log file generated with this new PC (this file
can be generated without connecting to a vehicle using the Demonstration mode and creating a file log-demo.txt, to attach to
your email). Similarly, if you have lost your registration data
following reformatting or deletion of EOBD-Facile, send us an email requesting them.
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The software is comprised of several principal zones described
Menus: contain the various main menus for the software:
File containing the menu Parameters and PID Decoder.
Language to choose the language used by the software Interface to view the interface parameters Calculators to select the calculator on which to run the
Additional functions containing shortcuts to the graphic functions, dashboard and CAN bus analyser
Register to create an activation file to activate the software.
Help to run this help file and know the software version
Tabs: represent the various tabs in the main window. The
functions in these tabs are described in more detail in the following
Status bar: It displays the current status of the software.
Displayed from left to right are
The status of the connection with the ELM The status of the ELM The ECU undergoing diagnosis The make of vehicle selected The OBD protocol currently being used
Vehicle make selection window
In order to obtain as much data as possible on connection, the
software will ask you to enter the make of vehicle on which you are doing a diagnosis.
This choice will display the corresponding description of the
manufacturers specific DTCs. If the make you want is not available, select Generic / Other
Special cases: If your make does not appear but your vehicle is fitted with the engine of one of the makes listed, select this make.