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5.4 Vehicle Communication Interface for MT2500 Scanner
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Snap-on Diagnostics Product Family
Software Bundle 5.2

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Phone, N. America 1(800)424-7226
Phone, US Only 1(800)332-2526
Service & Repairs 1(800)370-5290

5.4 Vehicle Communication Interface for MT2500 Scanner
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  Complete vehicle communications capabilities — one cartridge — upgradeable right on the Snap-on van.
  Contact your Snap-on Dealer to purchase




  • 2005 Global OBD Provides Nine OBD-II Modes for All Makes
  • 2004 Enhanced Coverage for GM, Ford and Chrysler
  • 2003 Enhanced Coverage for Asian Import Vehicles
  • Latest Technology Hardware for Vehicle Communication CAN Vehicle Support*
    *With optional CAN adapter
  • Optional European Titles Can Be Added


  2005 Global OBD Vehicle Communication Software
  • Establishes communication with the appropriate vehicle protocol automatically
  • Tests and displays system readiness status
  • Mode 1: graphs or displays current data
  • Mode 2: retrieves freeze frame data
  • Mode 3: monitors diagnostic trouble codes
  • Mode 4: clears emissions related data
  • Monitors test parameters and results, which include:
    • Mode 5: oxygen sensor monitoring
    • Mode 6: non-continuously monitored systems
    • Mode 7: codes detected during last drive cycle
  • Mode 9: displays important vehicle information
  1980 – 2004 Vehicle Communication Coverage
  • Enhanced coverage of new Chrysler models
    • Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L
    • Jeep Wrangler 2.4L
    • Jeep Liberty 2.4L
    • Dodge Truck 5.7L
    • Dodge Truck 5.9L diesel
    • Dodge Viper 8.3L
  • Complete 1998 – 2004 Dodge truck ABS coverage
  • All new coverage for 6 Chrysler body modules
  • Airbag code coverage back to 1999
  • Enhanced coverage of new 2003 and 2004 Ford models
    • Ford Excursion 6.0L diesel (CAN)
    • Ford F-150 4.6L (CAN)
    • Ford F-150 5.4L (8th VIN: 5) (CAN)
    • Ford F-250/350 6.0L diesel (CAN)
    • Ford Focus 2.3L (CAN)
    • Freestar/Monterey 3.9L and 4.2L
    • Lincoln LS 3.9L & 3.0L (CAN)
    • Ford Thunderbird 3.9L (CAN)
  • Proprietary high- and medium-speed CAN protocol coverage
    • High-speed CAN communication for engine and transmission applications
    • Medium-speed CAN communications for applicable body control systems
  • Hybrid Instrument Cluster (HEC) support for F-series trucks and applicable passenger models
  • Freeze frame in proprietary codes menu
  • Pending DTC’s in proprietary codes menu
  • ABS traction control option
  • Instrument Cluster Module (ICM) support for applicable passenger models
  • Enhanced coverage of new GM models
    • GMC Canyon
    • Chevrolet Colorado
    • Cadillac CTS-V
    • Pontiac GTO
    • Saturn ION Red Line
    • Buick Rainier
  • 1996 – 2004 GM Body Control Module (BCM) coverage Codes and data for BCM applications such as:
    • Rear parking aid
    • Theater dimming
    • Heated seats
    • Trunk switch circuits
    • Auxiliary lighting
    • Traction control switching
    • Headlamp switch status
  • GM functional tests for bleeding anti-lock brake systems
    • Delco Bosch 7 (1999 – 2004)
    • Delco Bosch 5.3 (1998 – 2004)
    • Kelsey-Hayes 4WAL ABS (1998 – 2004)
  2004 Asian Import Vehicle Communication Software
  • In-depth coverage for 1983 through 2004 vehicles
    • Acura
    • Hyundai
    • Kia
    • Mitsubishi
    • Toyota
    • Daihatsu
    • Infiniti
    • Lexus
    • Nissan
    • Honda
    • Isuzu
    • Mazda
    • Subaru
  Scanner Vehicle Communication Interface Includes:
  • Vehicle Communication Interface with software
  • K13a, K16, K17, K18 and K19 Personality Keys
  • Three applicable Vehicle Communication manuals
  • Domestic and Asian import adapter kits sold separately
  European Software Titles Sold Separately
  • Available to add to Vehicle Communication Interface
  • 1986 – 2005 BMW Vehicle Communication Software
  • 1991 – 2004 VW/Audi Vehicle Communication Software
  • 1992 – 2004 Mercedes-Benz Vehicle Communication Software
  Fast-Track Trouble Shooter Interface Sold Separately
  • Experienced-based information guides engine, transmission and ABS code and symptom diagnosis
  • Clear descriptions of vehicle specific functional tests
  • Fast-Track data scan tips provide expected parameter data values
  Programmable Communication Interface
  • New technology stores all Vehicle Communication titles and provides greater depth of parameter data, functional test, and code coverage. Cutting edge hardware and software deliver confidence for every vehicle rolling into your bay.
  Our Number One Request
  • Snap-on now delivers GM body control module codes and data. Expand your diagnostic capabilities to include the exploding number of comfort and safety systems on today’s vehicles.
  See More ABS and Airbag Diagnostics
  • Go to work on those Chrysler systems; Snap-on adds comprehensive airbag coverage from 1999, truck ABS back to 1998, and six new body systems. Having the latest software does more than help fix newer vehicles; you’ll see greatly expanded coverage for older vehicles.
  Don’t Be Afraid of CAN
  • Working on the advanced new Ford vehicles with CAN protocols is virtually transparent. You’ll possess the most advanced capabilities and diagnose today’s vehicles using familiar Scanner functionality.
  Automated GM Brake Bleeding
  • Snap-on streamlines GM brake bleeding procedures, integrating mechanical and diagnostic routines. Don’t overlook the extensive information and capabilities; ask yourself how your Scanner can help on every repair!
  Awesome Breadth and Depth
  • Not only are all the new vehicles and additional systems impressive, but the depth of data parameter and functional tests will amaze you. Access to the data that uncovers problems and tests to confirm proper operation!
  VIN-Specific 1983 – 2003 Asian Import Power
  • Hundreds of entirely new models and systems provide enhanced communication for 13 makes. Extensive coverage means more vehicles can be repaired, faster.
  Global OBD Software Meets ‘05 EPA Requirements
  • Regulators are always tightening emissions requirements and your Scanner keeps you up to date with the latest OBD-II capabilities. Get at critical information that ensures your repair and vehicle compliance, including monitor completion frequency.
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