LAUNCH CR529, as an upgraded version of the basic OBDII code reader, equipped with full OBDII functions, DTC Lookup, Plug and Play, Printing, Client-side Online Upgrade, etc., is a portable and affordable OBDII diagnostic tool, enabling entry-level and DIY users to perform fast and accurate diagnoses.
【Upgraded Version of the Basic Scanner】
As an upgraded version of the basic code reader, LAUNCH CR529 is specially designed with 4 more keys (I/M shortcut, HELP shortcut, Right and Left keys), 3 LED indicators, upgrade, review and printing functions, etc., helping users diagnose the vehicle easier and faster.
Advanced Upgraded Functions:
Complete OBDII Functions:
Add-on Practical Features:
【I/M Shortcut and 3 LEDS】
With the I/M shortcut key, you can get quick access to the I/M readiness function. The following 3 LEDs are used as visual aids to make it easier to determine engine system conditions.
GREEN LED (No Fault Code): Indicates that all engine systems are running normally.
YELLOW LED (Pending Fault Code): Indicates the currently displayed DTC is a Pending DTC.
RED LED (Permanent Fault Code): Indicates the currently displayed DTC is a Permanent DTC.
【Record & Review & Print】
The DTC, Data Streams, and Freeze Frame can be recorded in this OBDII scan tool so that you can review the data repeatedly when repairing. Also you can print the records out via a USB cable connection to a PC, and then share the records with mechanics for professional advice.
【2.8″Colorful LCD Screen】
This OBD2 scan tool comes with a 2.8″ screen for good visual effects. So it is capable of completely displaying the menu interface and its contents. Besides, the colorful LCD display also makes it possible to indicate test results clearly when the environment is dim.
【Plug & Play + No Battery】
Launch CR529 OBD2 Scanner is a “Plug and Play” device without battery for not worrying about battery drain. When you plug its diagnostic cable into the vehicle’s DLC socket, the code reader will get the power directly from the vehicle and start working, which is pretty easy for beginners.
【Lifetime Update via a PC】
You can go to the LAUNCH official website to download and install the update tool, then connect the scan tool to a PC via the USB cable, and choose the latest version to update. Thus, the bug fixes will be accessible. (If you have any problem with the upgrade, welcome to contact us.)
【DTC Lookup & Help Key】
Featuring the DTC Lookup, the CR529 can save you the trouble of looking for the meaning of a DTC on the internet, and show you the detailed definition from the DTC library. Moreover, the HELP shortcut can help you quickly access to the detailed descriptions/tips for diagnostics.
【Retrieve VIN, CIN, CVN】
This Launch OBD2 scan tool can retrieve the vehicle information, such as VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), CID (Calibration ID) and CVN (Calibration verification number), etc., which offers help and convenience to users for repair or parts replacement.
【Wide Vehicle Compatibility】
As it supports all OBDII protocols: KWP2000, ISO9141, J1850 VPW, J1850 PWM and CAN (Controller Area Network), the CR529 scan tool can work with most 1996 and newer OBDII compliant vehicles sold in the American, European, and Asian.
Where’s the OBD II interface?
The OBD2 port is often under the dash, or under a panel below the handbrake in the center console.
How to Use it？
Just simply plug into the OBDII port on your car and turn the ignition on then read the car’s vehicle information with the reader.
Why I can’t erase the fault code?
The problem causing the error code must be repaired first then code can disappear.
How to upgrade it?
The tool can be updated via USB cable.
Note: Make sure the computer has an Internet connection.