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PostPosted: Fri Jul 17, 2020 8:42 pm 

Joined: Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:05 pm
Posts: 1
Location: Gilmorton, Leicestershire
Car Models: 2011 Saab 9-5 NG, 2005 9-3 convertible and 2017 Mustang
This is my first post, so here goes. :mrgreen:

MDI clone purchased and MDI manager set-up on my PC. Also, recovered the MDI to ensure I had the latest version of the software.

Then subscribed to the Saab TIS2WEB service (now moved to a Saab-branded site as opposed to the old AC Delco TDS site) and downloaded the latest version of GDS 2, plus Java (32bit). All were downloaded successfully.

When I access GDS 2, I can select the diagnostic service and then select the 9-5NG.

However, when I ask to say read all DTCs, the MDI flashes to show it is talking to the car and my PC but the response I get back in GDS 2 is that it can't communicate with any of the modules in the car. I get a long list of modules and they all show they can't be communicated with.

I have checked and re=checked all the physical connections and everything seems in order. I have also re-loaded all the various software to rule this out. Still no joy.

Can anyone help as clearly either the MDI is faulty or I am doing something wrong :wall: I am no techy, so any thoughts welcome as I am stumped.

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