2019 GM MDI2 vs GM MDI:
1. GM MDI2 features in a light blue color shell and brand-new shape, GM MDI features in dark blue shell.
2. GM MDI2 is optional with Wifi version and USB version (means wired network connection is not allowed)
GM MDI is only optional with Wifi version.
Top 6 Reasons to choose vauxhall/ GM/Opel MDI Multiple Diagnostic Tool
1.MDI is the Multi Diagnostics Interface
2.works as the high-quality Vauxhall / Opel dealer diagnostic interface
3.can be used with Global TIS, GDS 2, Tech2Win software on a new laptop
4.provides full dealer level diagnostics and programming
5.supports all Vauxhall /Opel 16 pin vehicles from 1996 to 2017
6.perfoms quickly and used easily to make customers happy and win new business by offering the exact same functions as the main dealers, including;
* Automatic vehicle recognition
* DTC reading and removal
* Complete list of live data streaming for all main ECU
* Recordable / playback of live data
* New software flash for existing ECU to fix drivability issues
* Programming and installation of new ECU (PCM, ABS, Instrument cluster, air bag, fuel pumps etc.,)
* Programming new keys
* Setting / removing speed limiters
* J2534 pass thru offering ECU re-flash and diagnostics for other vehicle manufacturers, when subscribed to their specified software
* More dealer specific functions
GM MDI 2 and GDS Background:
MDI is an interface between the vehicle DLC and a PC (by wired USB, wired Ethernet, wireless Ethernet ) and TIS2web.
Can be Used for SPS programming on existing and future SGM vehicles
Required for diagnostics on new SGM Global A Electrical Architecture Vehicles
Used with TIS2Web, GM Global Diagnostics System (GDS), SPS and MDI Manager Software
Allows for GDS diagnostic
GM Multiple Diagnostic Interface (MDI)
All current and most legacy vehicle protocols: UART, KW2000, CLASS2, GM LAN, etc.
Needed for Global A architechture vehicles
Supports Service Programming System (SPS)
Passthrough progrmming on past model and Global A vehicles
Supports PC-Based diagnostics with rollout of the Global Diagnositc System (GDS) application
Includes Flight Recorder Mode
What protocols does the GM MDI 2 support?
For immediate use — At present, vehicles have two buses on the 16 pin connector
(high speed and low speed GMLAN). The GM MDI communicates using all of the existing GM protocols, the same as the GM Tech2:
- Class 2
- GMLAN (CAN)
Beginning with the 2008 model year vehicles, Pass-Thru will be the only programming method available. (Remote will continue to be available for previous vehicle
Clone GM MDI Review
Cars tested- success & failure list:
1: SAAB 9-5, 2003, 3.0 TID- works
mine is a clone from China.
MDI Software 184.108.40.206
SAAB NAO V9.250
Simply pressed OK when Candy detected and all worked.
Tested on SAAB 9-5, 2003, 3.0 TID
2: 2014 model - works
SAAB NAO V9.250 is from 2014. Already tested.
2003 year too old - not interesting for me.
3: Saab 9-5, 2003, 3.0 - works
Tested by my own, works with Saab 9-5, 2003, 3.0
1: online - good, offline - bad
GM MDI good, interface works online.
update mdi 100%.
offline too bad for new cars.
at now, Chinese clone GM MDI with squ wifi
2: wifi card compatiblecard
3: wifi not working but works well with USB
I bought a cheap one and it only worked with usb. The wired network and wifi did not work. In fact, the card flash socket was missing from the board. Build quality was not to bad. I just use it to flash newer pcm/ecm's.
GM MDI 2 Package List:
1pc x MDI device
1pc x DLC Cable SAE J1962
1pc x 10-ft. USB A to USB B Cable
1pc x Ethernet Cable
This is GM MDI scanner with MD MDI2 outlook, please kindly note.
How to fix GM MDI GDS Tech2 Win HDD Blue Screen Error
Recently, some customers gave feedbacks that it turned to blue screen when use GM MDI GDS tech2 Win software HDD. Here share one customer’s related problem and offer the solution from obdiitool.co.uk.
I have just swapped gm mdi hard drive into another laptop and it does exactly the same. Windows cannot boot up at all, it just appears blue screen with some information pop up as shown in the picture below.
obdiitool.co.uk engineer replied:
The compatibility of this GM MDI HDD is not very strong, so it may cause blue screen error when booting.
Please use the computer with the following requirements:
1.The computer format: AHCI