Bosch ADS 4.0 Software Released With Major Updates
Bosch has announced the release of ADS 4.0 software with new and enhanced features.
Designed for ADS 325 and ADS 625, the new version contains faster scanning capabilities with Quick-Scan, enhanced European vehicle coverage and access to FCA Secure Gateway (SGW) vehicles. Additionally, technicians will also be able to have free access to Repair-Source that includes a library of on-tool vehicle service and repair information.
Bosch states that it is currently offering the best aftermarket coverage in the marketplace, with one solution.
The following new functionality and optimizations have been added to the latest software version:
- Additions to European vehicle coverage: The company has added thousands of OE functions for Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen
- Quick-Scan: The new version makes it possible to complete full system DTC scans in an average of less that 60 seconds. For several year, make and models, it is also possible to do the scans in 30 seconds or less.
- FCA Secure Gateway: Bosch manufactured diagnostic tools have been allowed secure access by FCA to SGW module present in several 2018 and newer FCA vehicles.
- ADAS Coverage: Dynamic ADAS calibration test has been added by Bosch for Ford, GM, Jaguar, Land Rover, Hyundai and Kia vehicles
Additionally, Bosch offers free access to Repair-Source, as with the previous versions. An on-tool vehicle service and repair information library is built into the ADS 4.0 version as well. With this, technicians will be able to access OE wiring diagrams, maintenance schedules, OEM service procedures for AC/heater, engine, airbag, among other things. The additional European coverage, Quick-Scan and FCA Secure Gateway unlock software updates can also be used with OTC Encore and Evolve platforms.
The expanded European coverage, Quick-Scan and FCA Secure Gateway unlock software updates are also compatible with OTC Encore and Evolve platforms.