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Old 07-02-2012, 21:31   #41
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I initially used the OBD cable that came with the unit and had live data with it from my MEMS2J 200VI and a MEMS1.9 Rover 400.

I then made up a lead for 5AS programming and decided to add a switch which allows me to use one lead for MEMS and 5AS, this lead gave me live data on MEMS1.9/2J/3.

Since the weekend I have had live data on a Jag XK8, Vauxhall Astra, Rover 25 and an MGF.
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Thanks i'll try the OBD cable for live data,

what are you switching to be able to do that???

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Old 07-02-2012, 21:50   #42
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The 5AS uses two data lines, a separate IN and OUT. On the diagnostic connector these are pins 3 and 1.

MEMS uses a single bi-directional line on Pin 7.

Pin 3 and Pin 7 end up at the same pin on the DB25 connector at the T300 so the switch simply connects the correct one depending on what the lead is being used for.
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Old 07-02-2012, 22:15   #43
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The 5AS uses two data lines, a separate IN and OUT. On the diagnostic connector these are pins 3 and 1.

MEMS uses a single bi-directional line on Pin 7.

Pin 3 and Pin 7 end up at the same pin on the DB25 connector at the T300 so the switch simply connects the correct one depending on what the lead is being used for.
Many thanks, I will try to mod my lead and see what the results are on my unit.
I will let you know the outcome

Once again many thanks
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Old 08-02-2012, 00:43   #44
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I have a Faultmate diagnostic system made by Blackbox Solutions. It does most everything Rover's Testbook does. You only buy the software you need for your application and it is suitable for just about every MG-Rover vehicle. It works very well on my early MGF with it's MEMS 1.9.
http://www.blackbox-solutions.com/products.html
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Old 11-02-2012, 19:26   #45
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Just looked i have one connection and a small lead.. so MEMS 1.9? anything i can do/get that isnt too expensive?
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Old 20-02-2012, 10:54   #46
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I received my T300 unit last week.

Cabled it up and it all works. Cleared all fault data (all historic and in relation to high voltages at various sensors plus one low battery).

Also reads live data. Good value for what it does and came in case.

I have a MEMS 2J.
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Old 29-02-2012, 12:10   #47
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is it possible to shoot a video on the use of the tool??
or is it so easy to use..??

also, what is the case with this cable..?? http://themgclub.org/showthread.php?p=4115101

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Old 29-02-2012, 13:24   #48
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is it possible to shoot a video on the use of the tool??
or is it so easy to use..??

also, what is the case with this cable..?? http://themgclub.org/showthread.php?p=4115101
It is very easy to use. No problem at all and very interesting (especially the live data function).
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i m looking forward to receiving mine..

all necessary equipment is included, right..??
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i m looking forward to receiving mine..

all necessary equipment is included, right..??
Me too
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Old 29-02-2012, 17:25   #51
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i m looking forward to receiving mine..

all necessary equipment is included, right..??
For accessing main ECU - yes.

For recoding the alarm / Fob you need to buy a 5AS cable off EBAY. Not expensive.
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does this work with diesels?
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Definitely be interested in one of these - seems like a very useful bit of kit considering i need to get a fob programmed anyway!

Do yo think it would work on a 1998 Range Rover too?
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Definitely be interested in one of these - seems like a very useful bit of kit considering i need to get a fob programmed anyway!

Do yo think it would work on a 1998 Range Rover too?
I suspect it does as RR is LR and that is on the list of manufacturers the kit deals with.
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I suspect it does as RR is LR and that is on the list of manufacturers the kit deals with.
Great news as keeping the Landy going on a severe budget is not so easy! I don't want to get rid of it as it was my dads before he died so it's got sentimental value (and actually a great car too).
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Got mine today, so far used it on the 'F' ( Mems 2J ) used it to clear historic faults, and I can confirm it WILL talk to the ecu.
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This might be of some use as regards key fob programming...

http://roy.duitman.nl/Rover_Manual.pdf
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am i doing sth wrong, or mine is faulty../?

do you have a rover specific plug or you use the obd2 one?

mine doesn't have rover specific plug..i connected obd2, never started..

i then tsted it on familys Polo it blinked for a while, then it started..seemed.. ok..

i unplugged it, and replugged it to confirm that it would start again, but it wouldn't start..

shall i think of replacing it??
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am i doing sth wrong, or mine is faulty../?

do you have a rover specific plug or you use the obd2 one?

mine doesn't have rover specific plug..i connected obd2, never started..

i then tsted it on familys Polo it blinked for a while, then it started..seemed.. ok..

i unplugged it, and replugged it to confirm that it would start again, but it wouldn't start..

shall i think of replacing it??
You use the OBD2 one even for OBD1 cars.

Worked fine on mine first time. Plug in first and then turn on ignition to 2 for historic faults or 3 (ie start) for live data.

Make sure plug fully in both ends. There is a right way up.
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it worked only one time on family's Polo,
and never turned on since then..

also the only time that turned on, the screen blinked for a while, which didnt seem normal..

either there is problem with the wires, or with the tool itself..
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