Bosch’s updated Mastertech VCI (M-VCI) scan tool provides greatly expanded, in-depth vehicle coverage, especially for European vehicles, with its powerful new ESI[tronic] 2.0 diagnostic software. ESI[tronic] (pronounced “Easy-tronic”) 2.0 complements the scan tool’s award winning Shop Foreman Pro software.
“Combined with M-VCI’s flexibility and ease of operation, this software powerhouse gives the technician an unparalleled diagnostic and service resource for multiple vehicles, with one common interface,” said Ravi Subramanyan, Senior Product Manager for Bosch Diagnostics Business Unit.
“The M-VCI’s dynamic ESI[tronic] 2.0 diagnostic software features extensive coverage for Domestic, Asian including Korean and European vehicles, while the Mastertech Shop Foreman Pro Scan Test software provides coverage for 1996 and newer Asian and Domestic vehicles.”
“ESI[tronic] 2.0 enhances the vehicle’s diagnostics experience by providing the technician with troubleshooting instructions, vehicle maintenance schedules and technical service bulletins when they are available, “ he said.
The ESI[tronic] 2.0 diagnostic software provides:
Accurate and easy automatic vehicle identification
Pulls OBD II codes with 4 clicks!
Quick module status check of the vehicle network
Extensive bi-directional controls for engine, body and chassis systems
Intuitive system menus to speed diagnostics
Wide range of functions, including:
Auto brake bleed test
Bi-directional controls for engine, body and chassis systems
Steering wheel angle reset
Maintenance light reset
Electronic Stability Control test
Electronic throttle programming
Tire pressure sensor ID programming
ESI[tronic] 2.0 diagnostic software in the M-VCI provides technical support for tester operations via technical hotline, and a free one-year diagnostic software subscription with the purchase of the M-VCI scan tool. The software covers domestic vehicles such as Chrysler, Ford and General Motors, and Asian vehicles such as Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Hyundai, Kia, Lexus, Scion, Acura and Infiniti, and European vehicles such as Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Volvo, Volkswagen and Smart Car.
Complete PC-Based Mobile Diagnostics Tool
A complete PC-based mobile diagnostics solution developed specifically for North America, the M-VCI tool helps the shop owner by providing:
Wireless PC communication allowing the technician the flexibility of obtaining technical information from third parties while diagnosing a vehicle, increasing technician efficiency.
Two aftermarket software applications that diagnose many domestic, European and Asian vehicles.
The same hardware platform adopted by many of the leading automobile OEMs, providing the ability to run OEM diagnostic applications. Currently M-VCI supports diagnostics with GM’s Tech 2 Win software. More OEM applications will be supported in the future.
Reprogramming capabilities with J2534 for Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, Honda and Nissan vehicle ECUs, providing additional business opportunities.
Features designed for experienced “power user” technicians who have been in the field for a long time. The tool has features that appeal to both experienced veteran technicians and new technicians.
The M-VCI is sold in 2 ways:
M-VCI Trio Package consists of the M-VCI scan tool bundled with a laptop PC and USB wireless adapter. This turn-key solution provides pre-installed software for immediate use with no special set-up or programming required.
VCI 2 package which includes the M-VCI scan tool and USB wireless adapter with software that can be loaded on an existing PC.
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