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Just ordered a Tech II: http://www.chinacardiags.com/wholesa...l-package.html . Will be here in a couple days.

I'll be using it on OG 9-3's.

What are my first steps? Can I just plug in the card, hook up the cable to the OBD connector and start doing basic tweaks? Or do I need to setup some stuff (via PC?) before starting out?


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Very little on the OG 9-3 requires security access (or the CANDI!) so just plug in and go.Lots on the NG requires security access and PC hookup.

Fault trace in WIS is useful for troubelshooting codes.
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Fault trace in WIS is useful for troubelshooting codes.

I'll need to put the software on a PC to do that? I have the WIS... do I need TIS installed too?
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I'll need to put the software on a PC to do that? I have the WIS... do I need TIS installed too?

Not really needed unless you intend to replace and flash an ECU or module and you are probably a long way from doing that at the moment.
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Not really needed unless you intend to replace and flash an ECU or module and you are probably a long way from doing that at the moment.
Naw... I have still have T7 Suite and a combi adapter in a box waiting for those duties.

If itís decide to get a 9-3 SS will I have to get more involved?
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Naw... I have still have T7 Suite and a combi adapter in a box waiting for those duties.

If itís decide to get a 9-3 SS will I have to get more involved?

Almost certainly
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Naw... I have still have T7 Suite and a combi adapter in a box waiting for those duties.

If itís decide to get a 9-3 SS will I have to get more involved?
You will have to use the CANDI-adapter as a communication interface for the ng9-3.

To make ANY changes or alterations on the NG9-3 you'll need TIS on a PC + a serial port (DB-9) on your PC or a serial adapter. This will let you activate security access.

To only read and delete DTC's (fault codes) you can just straight up hook the tech2 up to the car with the CANDI-interface inbetween the car and the tech2
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Naw... I have still have T7 Suite and a combi adapter in a box waiting for those duties.

If itís decide to get a 9-3 SS will I have to get more involved?

It's also possible to update things other than the ECU, for example the ACC. I"m not sure exactly how many such modules there are on an OG9-3. (Maybe just ECU, TCU, and ACC based on my T7 9-5.)
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