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2017-04-18

DIY Porsche scan & special function tool: Foxwell NT510 or Launch M-diag Lite


Vehicle to work on:
Looking for a Porsche diagnostic maintenance tool which can work on all Porsche models after 1996 year

Function to achieve:
1.       Full system diagnosis i.e reading ECU information, read & clear DTCs, etc.
2.       Do many special functions i.e adaption, coding, reset

Budget:
Less than $150

Tool to recommend:
Launch Golo M-diag Lite with Porsche software, €66 free shipping
Foxwell NT510, €149.99

Option 1: Launch Golo M-diag Lite with Porsche software
1)       How to use M-diag Porsche:
Scan M-diag QR code and download M-diag APK on phone (Android or IOS), register user, active the device, it is easy but here official guide:
Click “Vehicle Diagnosis” to download and test “Porsche”. You could click “More” to buy as many vehicles as you like (56 vehicles in total). 
2)       How to update M-diag?
The official site is www.goloiov.com, but when it detects newest version, the system will prompt you to update (shown as below)
3)       M-diag Porsche test report:
Incl. ECU coverage, model coverage, basic function and special functions
Option 2: Foxwell NT510 Porsche software
1)       How to use Foxwell NT510 Porsche software?
After receive Foxwell NT510, it comes with no Porsche software, you need to download from www.foxwelltech.com, guide here (incl. how to add other vehicle brand software, $70 per brand):
Compare to M-diag lite, it needs not to connect to computer, but work alone.
2)       How to update Foxwell NT510 Porsche tool?
18 months free update on www.foxwelltech.com after registration.

3)       Foxwell NT510 Porsche function list:
(incl. basic function and lots special functions. 26 pages in total)



Here several pictures show a part of NT510 Porsche special functions