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2015-08-13

How to Connect GM TECH 2 with Vehicle, PC

Here, we obdtool offer the instruction for how to connect GM Tech 2 with the vehicle and PC.

I. How to Connect GM TECH 2 with Vehicle

The Tech 2 receives power through the DLC cable connection to vehicles equipped with On-Board Diagnostics (OBD II) (Figure 3-23).

In the case of vehicles not equipped with OBD II, an external power source such as a vehicle cigarette lighter must be used (Figure 3-24).




II. How to Connect GM TECH 2 with PC

It may be necessary to connect the Tech 2 with a PC for the following reasons:
• Transfer of vehicle data (calibration information, "snapshot," etc.) from the Tech 2 to the PC
• Transfer of vehicle calibration data from the PC to the Tech 2
• Transfer of data (software update, etc.) from the PC to the Tech 2
• Before connecting Tech 2 to the PC, the following steps should be taken: • Make sure that the RS-232 cable (P/N 02001358) is attached to the Tech 2 RS-232 port located on the left side of the Tech 2.

• Make sure the appropriate power supply is connected to the DLC cable power jack connector,

or to the power jack connector at the bottom of the Tech 2.

• Make sure the PCMCIA card is fully inserted into the upper slot at the top of the Tech 2.

Ejection of PCMCIA Card


PCMCIA Card Keying

FIGURE 3-10. PCMCIA Card Insertion