Launch introduces X-431 Throttle III scan tool

Launch introduces X-431 Throttle III scan tool

Launch highlights the X-431 Throttle III diagnostic scan tool that uses Wi-Fi and SmartLink VCI connectivity. Released in late 2021, it is aimed at assisting technicians with OE-level, accurate vehicle diagnostics, ADAS calibrations, IMMO functionality, remote tech-to-tech collaborative diagnostics, FCA security, gateway access and compliance, heavy-duty truck diagnostics and more.

The operation system is based on the Android 9.0 platform with a 2.0 gigahertz, Octacore computer processor that delivers performance and speed. The display is a 13.3-in. responsive touch screen. Memory capacity includes 8 gigabytes with up to an additional 256 gigabytes of storage. Camera functionality is an 8 megapixel front with a 13 megapixel rear.

Some of the features of the Throttle III include:

  • A topology module, which provides a snapshot of all control modules on board of vehicles and their statuses.
  • OBD port pin detection function shows pin voltage, data rate and additional protocols to assistant communication error, when connecting to a vehicle.
  • Engine operating variables that can be shown and monitored in real time to deduce intermittent faults and overall operation of various engine systems.
  • Code Assist by Identifix, diagnostic trouble code repair and fixed database helps technic with tips and repair advice on complex and difficult cases.
  • Real-time vehicle battery voltage monitoring during live and connected diagnostics;
  • Bidirectional scan functionality;
  • Various coding and module programming capabilities;
  • Adherence to OEM vehicle communication protocols and standards;
  • Oscilloscope compatibility with add-on modules for complex electrical diagnosis with waveform analysis.

Additional add-on modules include an ADAS calibration, key programming, battery tester, TPMS service, videoscope and a sensor box.

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