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Review: UOBD2 Mini VCI for Toyota

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by ziggynagy, Aug 6, 2012.

  1. Aug 14, 2013 at 7:51 AM
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    ziggynagy

    ziggynagy [OP] All Glory To The Hypnotoad

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    Software only works for Windows XP (or running in XP-mode).
     
  2. Aug 14, 2013 at 8:53 AM
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    Ziggy, so you are having success with the software? In your opinion, it's worth owning?
     
  3. Aug 14, 2013 at 1:08 PM
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    ziggynagy

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    Works great on my '11. I think it is worthwhile as I've changed the seabelt chime and reset my tpms with it. One of those things that only gets used 3x a year but saves me a trip to the dealership.
     
  4. Aug 14, 2013 at 4:00 PM
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    Very well, it's on the purchase list.
     
  5. Sep 9, 2013 at 11:19 AM
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    Can I set the NTSC to be disabled by default rather than having to hit the button every time?
     
  6. Sep 11, 2013 at 7:43 AM
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    K, I hear NTSC and all I think about is cameras but I don't think that's what you're asking....
     
  7. Sep 11, 2013 at 9:59 AM
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    Sorry, I meany RSCA. Boy, not even close on that one. :D
     
  8. Sep 12, 2013 at 1:55 PM
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    How easy is it to get updated versions of Techstream?

    I want this unit but am concerned an older version of Techstream might not like my 2013,

     
  9. Sep 16, 2013 at 2:13 PM
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    Just looked, you can customize ABS/VSC/TRAC but no option on the RSCA :-(

    I haven't tried this with a 2013. Best solution may be to email the seller and see what version they have then check online for compatibility with your truck.
     
  10. Sep 16, 2013 at 7:18 PM
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    Damn, that sucks. They give you a button on the dash to temporarily disable it but I need it done permanently. Oh well, thanks for the response.
     
  11. Sep 17, 2013 at 8:09 AM
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    Yea, the RSCA appears in the data list so I can see the status, ON/OFF, but no way to change the default setting upon start up.
     
  12. Sep 17, 2013 at 8:58 AM
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    Nuts to that!
     
  13. Sep 19, 2013 at 6:24 PM
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    So I have version 8.10.021 on my laptop now and the cable and little CD,

    The S/W is installed but every time I try and connect to my truck it asks for a registration key,

    What's the way around this, I just want to disable my seat belt beeper, lol...

     
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  14. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:08 PM
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    The ebay seller is real quick with responding to my questions?

    The instructions were not clear at all, but he will refund me what I paid if I send it back.

    I really want it to work though.
     
  15. Sep 23, 2013 at 5:38 PM
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    My instructions were pretty clear and it worked. But if you tried to connect to Toyota to download/check for updates then it probably locked the program. You'll probably have to delete out the registry entries or try again on a new laptop.
     
  16. Dec 10, 2013 at 8:26 AM
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  17. Dec 14, 2013 at 3:13 PM
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    Works great for me. No luck on Win7 x64 but I reinstalled with Win7 x86 and the driver worked.

    I turned of the seatbelt chime but it still chimes 4-5 times at startup... I haven't tested further than that yet. Pretty neat for 30$

    If anyone wants the update: Techstream_Update_V8.10.021 just let me know I'll dropbox it. You might have to activate again?
     
  18. Oct 23, 2014 at 9:12 PM
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    Bumping this back up. Will this work with Windows 8?

    :beer:
     
  19. Oct 23, 2014 at 9:17 PM
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    Dunno, all my pc's are Win7 or lower
     
  20. Nov 15, 2014 at 7:44 AM
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