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Autocom CDP Pro Software Download: A Complete Guide




If you are looking for a reliable and user-friendly diagnostic tool for cars and trucks, you might have heard of Autocom CDP Pro. This device is designed to help you perform service functions, repair and adjustments to many vehicles in a short time. But how do you get started with Autocom CDP Pro? How do you install and update its software? And how do you use it to diagnose vehicles? In this article, we will answer all these questions and more. We will provide you with a complete guide on how to download, install, use and update Autocom CDP Pro software.




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What is Autocom CDP Pro?




Autocom CDP Pro is a professional diagnostic tool that works with both cars and trucks. It is compatible with most European, Asian and American vehicles from 1988 onwards. It uses Bluetooth technology to connect wirelessly to your computer or tablet. It also comes with a USB security dongle that controls what installations are available.


Autocom CDP Pro has many advantages over other diagnostic tools. Some of its features include:


  • Fast and reliable diagnostics



  • User-friendly software with intuitive interface



  • Quick installation and easy update



  • Wide coverage of systems and functions



  • Supports multiple languages



  • Access to technical support and online forums



Why do you need Autocom CDP Pro software?




Autocom CDP Pro software is the heart of the device. It is what enables you to perform diagnostics on vehicles. Without it, you cannot access any of the functions or features of Autocom CDP Pro.


The benefits of using Autocom CDP Pro software are:


  • You can read and clear fault codes from all systems in a vehicle



  • You can view live data and graphs from sensors and actuators



  • You can perform service functions such as oil reset, brake reset, DPF regeneration, injector coding, etc.



  • You can access OEM-level data for brand-specific diagnosis on systems such as ABS, SRS, ECU, etc.



  • You can program and calibrate new control units



  • You can save diagnostic reports and print them out



How to install Autocom CDP Pro software?




To install Autocom CDP Pro software, you need to follow these steps:


System requirements




Before you start the installation process, make sure your computer or tablet meets the minimum or recommended specifications for running the software. According to Autocom's website, these are:



Minimum requirementsRecommended requirements


Intel Core i5 or betterIntel Core i7 or better


Windows 10 or Windows 11Windows 10 or Windows 11


4 GB RAM (depending on the OS)8 GB RAM (depending on the OS)


16 GB free space on the hard drive32 GB free space on the hard drive


Screen resolution of 1440 x 900 or higherScreen resolution of 1920 x 1080 or higher


Connection to the InternetConnection to the Internet


Bluetooth (SPP)Bluetooth (SPP)


USB portUSB port


Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.0 or higherAdobe Acrobat Reader 8.0 or higher


S-mode on Windows 10S must be switched offS-mode on Windows 10S must be switched off


Recommendation to turn off sleep mode


Download options




You have two options to download Autocom CDP Pro software package:



  • You can use the CD-ROM that comes with your device.



  • You can download it from Autocom's website.



We recommend using the second option as it ensures that you get the latest version of the software.


Installation steps




To install Autocom CDP Pro software from Autocom's website, follow these instructions:



  • Insert the USB security dongle into the USB port of your computer or tablet.



  • Go to Autocom's website.



  • Select your device type (CARS or TRUCKS) and click on "DOWNLOAD RELEASE". Save the file on your computer or tablet.



  • Run the downloaded file and follow the instructions in the installation wizard.



  • The License Activation Tool (LAT) will start automatically and connect to the Internet to retrieve accurate license information for your unique VCI serial number.



  • The installation will now start and the dongle will control what installations are available.



  • If prompted by your antivirus program or firewall, allow access for Autocom software.



  • The installation is complete when you see a message saying "Installation successful". Click "Finish" to exit.



How to use Autocom CDP Pro software?




To use Autocom CDP Pro software, you need to follow these steps:


Connecting to a vehicle





  • You can use the OBD cable that comes with your device. Plug one end of the cable into the OBD port of the vehicle and the other end into the device.



  • You can use Bluetooth to connect wirelessly. Make sure your device and your computer or tablet have Bluetooth enabled and paired. You may need to enter a PIN code to pair them.



Once you have established a connection, you will see a green light on your device indicating that it is ready to communicate with the vehicle.


Selecting a vehicle




To select a vehicle, you have two options:



  • You can use the automatic vehicle identification (AVI) function. This function scans the vehicle's VIN number and identifies its make, model, year and system. To use this function, click on the "AVI" icon on the software interface and follow the instructions.



  • You can use the manual vehicle selection (MVS) function. This function allows you to choose the vehicle's make, model, year and system from a list. To use this function, click on the "MVS" icon on the software interface and follow the instructions.



Once you have selected a vehicle, you will see its information on the software interface. You can also access additional information such as technical data, wiring diagrams, service schedules, etc. by clicking on the "INFO" icon.


Performing diagnostics




To perform diagnostics on a vehicle, you have access to various functions and tools on the software interface. Some of them are:



  • Read and clear fault codes: This function allows you to read and clear fault codes from all systems in a vehicle. To use this function, click on the "FAULT CODES" icon and select a system. You will see a list of fault codes with their descriptions and status. You can clear them by clicking on the "CLEAR" button.



  • View live data: This function allows you to view live data and graphs from sensors and actuators in a vehicle. To use this function, click on the "LIVE DATA" icon and select a system. You will see a list of parameters with their values and units. You can select one or more parameters to view them in a graph or table format.



  • Perform service functions: This function allows you to perform service functions such as oil reset, brake reset, DPF regeneration, injector coding, etc. To use this function, click on the "SERVICE" icon and select a system. You will see a list of service functions available for that system. You can select one or more functions to perform them.



  • Access OEM-level data: This function allows you to access OEM-level data for brand-specific diagnosis on systems such as ABS, SRS, ECU, etc. To use this function, click on the "OEM" icon and select a system. You will see a list of OEM-level functions available for that system. You can select one or more functions to perform them.



  • Program and calibrate new control units: This function allows you to program and calibrate new control units in a vehicle. To use this function, click on the "PROGRAMMING" icon and select a system. You will see a list of programming functions available for that system. You can select one or more functions to perform them.



  • Save diagnostic reports: This function allows you to save diagnostic reports and print them out. To use this function, click on the "REPORT" icon and select what information you want to include in the report. You can save the report as a PDF file or print it out.



How to update Autocom CDP Pro software?




To update Autocom CDP Pro software, you need to follow these steps:


Checking your license




Before you update your software, make sure your license is valid and activated. To check your license status, follow these steps:



  • Insert the USB security dongle into the USB port of your computer or tablet.



  • Download the License Activation Tool (LAT) from Autocom's website.



  • Run the LAT.exe file and follow the instructions.



  • The LAT will connect to the Internet and retrieve accurate license information for your unique VCI serial number.



  • You will see your license expiry date and activation status on the screen.



If your license is expired or not activated, you need to contact Autocom's customer service to renew or activate it.


Downloading the latest release




To download the latest release of Autocom CDP Pro software, follow these steps:



  • Go to Autocom's website.



  • Select your device type (CARS or TRUCKS) and click on "DOWNLOAD RELEASE". Save the file on your computer or tablet.



  • Run the downloaded file and follow the instructions in the installation wizard.



Updating your device




To update your device with the latest software release, follow these steps:



  • Connect your device to your computer or tablet via USB cable or Bluetooth.



  • The software will automatically detect your device and transfer the updated software to it.



  • You will see a message saying "Update successful". Click "Finish" to exit.



Conclusion




In this article, we have provided you with a complete guide on how to download, install, use and update Autocom CDP Pro software. We hope that this article has helped you understand how to get started with Autocom CDP Pro and how to perform diagnostics on vehicles with it.


If you are interested in getting Autocom CDP Pro for yourself or your business, you can visit ECUTools' website. ECUTools is an authorized dealer of Autocom products and offers competitive prices and fast delivery.


If you have any questions or feedback about Autocom CDP Pro software or this article, feel free to leave a comment below or contact us directly. We would love to hear from you!


FAQs




Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about Autocom CDP Pro software:



  • What is the difference between Autocom CDP Pro CARS and TRUCKS?The main difference between Autocom CDP Pro CARS and TRUCKS is that they cover different types of vehicles. Autocom CDP Pro CARS covers passenger cars and light commercial vehicles from 1988 onwards. Autocom CDP Pro TRUCKS covers heavy duty vehicles such as trucks, buses, trailers, etc. from 1995 onwards.



  • How often is Autocom CDP Pro software updated?Autocom CDP Pro software is updated regularly with new releases that include new systems and features for better coverage of both new and old vehicles. The latest release as of May 2023 is Release 2022.20 for both CARS and TRUCKS.



  • How much does Autocom CDP Pro software cost?The cost of Autocom CDP Pro software depends on several factors such as your device type (CARS or TRUCKS), your license type (basic or full), your license duration (1 year or 3 years), etc. You can check ECUTools' website for more details on pricing and payment options.



  • Can I use Autocom CDP Pro software without Internet connection?You can use Autocom CDP Pro software without Internet connection for most functions except for license activation, software update and some OEM-level data access. However, we recommend using Internet connection whenever possible as it ensures that you get accurate license information and updated software release.



  • Can I use Autocom CDP Pro software with other devices than Autocom CDP Pro?No, you cannot use Autocom CDP Pro software with other devices than Autocom CDP Pro. The software is designed specifically for Autocom CDP Pro devices and requires a USB security dongle that controls what installations are available.




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