Are you are planning to buy an Autel Maxidas DS708 vehicle scanner to diagnose any problems with a vehicle? If you own a car repair shop then one of these is absolutely necessary for your work. This vehicle diagnostic system costs upwards of $1000 depending on who you buy it from and therefore you need to be absolutely certain that it will meet your needs.
It has to be admitted that the advantages of the Autel Maxidas DS708 vehicle diagnostic system are many in number. They include:
• Coverage of a large number of automobile makes from domestic and foreign car manufacturers. Interestingly, if a particular car model does not feature on this scanner’s database, then you could always program the scanner to use a similar vehicle’s features.
• Fast and accurate diagnosis with intuitive features ensuring that problems with various components and sensors of the vehicle can be identified correctly. The sensor is able to scan various vehicular systems such as air conditioning, airbags, navigation etc.
• Wi-Fi feature with enables the scanner to have increased functionality
• Offers regular software updates to include newer models of cars as well as fix existing bugs.
The drawbacks of the Autel Maxidas DS708 include the fact that it takes some time to get used to. The menu options are sometimes very confusing, especially at the outset. However, these are minor problems considering that the user can quickly work around them. As a matter of fact, most people who buy this device are very clear that they do not mind dealing with these problems considering that there are so many advantages offered by the device.
The Launch x431 Diagun is another excellent scanner that has been getting rave reviews from users. It has a great many useful features that ensure ease and versatility of use. This scanner also has a large memory thanks to a 4GB card that it comes with. At the same time, you do need to be aware of the fact that enhanced memory alone will not be of much use unless it comes along with a large database. In fact, this is the main factor that causes the Autel Maxidas DS708 to score higher than it.
Overall, each scanner has its own strengths and weaknesses. It is best to buy one only after considering all factors so that you can get the best performance from it. After all, the quality of service you offer to your customers will depend on your ability to diagnose the problems with their vehicles.…
With the Los Angeles Motor Show now in full swing our weekly update of the latest motoring news is packed with the big reveals from yesterday’s press day.
The long awaited Fiat 124 Spider, which we exclusively revealed plans for earlier in the year, had the wraps lifted in its official unveil. Mercedes also revealed its new SL roadster with an updated look, while VW have managed to get some positive press with the Dune Beetle.
To find out the car stories from the week click play on the video above. You can find out more by following the links below.
Fiat 124 Spider revealed
The Fiat 124 Spider has been officially revealed at the LA Motor Show. Based on the MX-5, this two-seater Fiat gets the turbocharged 1.4-litre MultiAir petrol engine from the 500 Abarth.
Mercedes SL is revealed in LA
The latest Mercedes roadster has also been unveiled at the show. The new SL has received a mid-life update, tweaked looks, boosted power, new setup options and safety features. UK specifications will be announced early next year and we’re expecting to get behind the wheel in February.
Bentley to reveal ‘super Bentayga’
Bentley will be revealing two new luxury sports cars, as early as next year. The first will be a faster, more powerful and more dramatically styled version of the Bentayga and the second will be an electric hypercar based on the EXP 10 Speed 6 concept.
XE gets all-wheel drive
Despite only reaching showrooms in April, the Jaguar XE is already getting an update for 2016. Buyers can now opt for a part-time all-wheel drive system for the first time. In normal driving conditions power will be sent to the rear wheels but if it detects a loss of traction, torque is then transferred to the front wheels.
Rear-wheel drive Huracan
However, the all-wheel drive Huracan will be made available with a rear-wheel drive powertrain later this year. It will also be lighter, front and rear weight will be split 40:60, and it gets stiffer suspension.
Beetle Dune unveiled in LA
Finally, VW has unveiled a more rugged version of its Beetle. It’s been built for the American market – but it could come to Europe next year. It’s available as a coupe or convertible, gets chunky wheel arches, a wider track and more ground clearance to give it a touch of off-road capability.