19 MarMaxiSys Elite Vehicle Identification

The MaxiSys Elite diagnostic system supports four methods for Vehicle Identification.
1.  Auto VIN Scan
2.  Manual VIN Input
3.  Manual Vehicle Selection
4.  OBD Direct Entry

Auto VIN Scan

The Autel Maxisys Elite diagnostic system features the latest VIN-based Auto VIN Scan function to identify CAN vehicles in just one touch, which allows the technician to quickly detect vehicles, scan all the diagnosable ECUs on every vehicle and run diagnostics on the selected system.

To perform Auto VIN Scan
1.  Tap the Diagnostics application button from the MaxiSys Job Menu. The Vehicle Menu displays. (Figure 4-2)
2.  Tap the VIN Scan button on the top toolbar.
3.  Select Auto Detect. The tester starts VIN scanning on the vehicle’s ECU. Once the test vehicle is successfully identified, the system will guide you to the Vehicle Diagnostics screen directly.

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In some cases when users have selected the vehicle brand instead of performing Auto VIN Scan in the first place, the system still provides an option for vehicle VIN scan.

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Select Automatic Selection and the system will proceed to acquire VIN information automatically or allow users to input the VIN manually.

Manual VIN Input

For some vehicles that do not support the Autel Scanner Auto VIN Scan function, the MaxiSys Elite diagnostic system allows you to enter the vehicle VIN manually for quick vehicle identification.

To perform Manual VIN Input
1.  Tap the Diagnostics application button from the MaxiSys Job Menu. The Vehicle Menu displays. (Figure 4-2)
2.  Tap the VIN Scan button on the top toolbar.
3.  Select Manual Input.
4.  Tap the input box and enter the correct VIN.

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5.  Tap Done. The vehicle will be identified in a few seconds, and once the matching is successful, the system will guide you to the Vehicle

Manual Vehicle Selection

When the vehicle’s VIN is not automatically retrievable through the vehicle’s ECU, or the specific VIN is unknown, you can choose to select the vehicle manually.

Diagnostics Operations  Vehicle Identification

The vehicle selection procedure is menu driven; you simply follow the screen prompts and make a series of choices. Each selection you make advances you to the next screen. A Back button at the lower right corner of the screen returns you to the previous screen. Exact procedures may vary somewhat by the specific vehicle being serviced.
Diagnostics screen directly.
6.  Tap Cancel to exit Manual Input.

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