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If you are looking for help with Vehicle Security, SDRM, or a scan tool asking for a NASTF login use firstname.lastname@example.org
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KIA announces J2534 Scan Tool software for 2018+
Kia Motors Corporation (KMC) announced that they have a new J2534 Compatible Diagnostics Package available starting 1/17/19. This scan tool software works with 2018+ KMC products. They also have released the latest version of their reprogramming software. Info on the KIA website here. Pricing information has been updated on the NASTF site here.
Nissan Announces that CVT calibration files are now available.
CVT transmission calibration files are now available at www.nissan-techinfo.com. From the home page, click on the “Service Support Items” button to start the file purchase process. Click on NTB12-013e for applied vehicles and the “Write” procedure.
KIA CAN and TPMS interference TSBs - Save diagnostic time.
Since 2011 KIA has been producing documents outlining issues that can occur with their CAN equipped vehicles when certain devices are introduced to the vehicle electrical system. KIA is not unique in this problem however there are some drivability problems that can be very frustrating for techs to diagnose. These can be remedied by identifying and removing these devices. You will find links to 3 different TSBs that identify the problem, the devices that cause it and solutions. For those of you who want the bottom line DLC Dongles are particularly troublesome and can cause diagnostic failures and drivability problems. Another source of issues are non-us navigation/infotainment devices that create noise in the U.S. TPMS frequency of 315 MHz where U.S. vehicles are not shielded. This can result in difficult to find TPMS warning indication.
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