How to use Opcom firmware 1.70 for Astra-H 2008 (8)

This is Opcom fw 1.70 user guid: how to use Opcom firmware 1.70 for OBDII diagnosis on Astra-H 2008 (8).

After installation of op com firmware 1.70 (vaux-com 120309a) on your computer running Windows XP, pair the computer to the vehicle itself. Before continuing with this step be sure to obtain your 4 digit security code from your car documents in the glove box. The paper containing this information will also detail your VIN, year, make, and model.

The model to be tested:

Astra-H 2008 (8)

What is used:

Opcom firmware 1.70:

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How to use Opcom firmware 1.70 for obdii diagnosis:

Connect the OPCOM device to the car

-Port is located near driver side pedals

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-Device must be fitted with lights on the top

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Connect USB cable to USB Port

If you are using a Virtual Machine:

  1. a) Boot up the Windows XP Machine
  2. b) Pass the OPCOM Device to the machine
  3. c) Ensure the device is recognized in Device Manager as ‘OPCOM’

If you are using native Windows XP:

  1. a) Ensure the device is recognized in Device Manager as ‘OPCOM’

Open OPCOM Software from the desktop Icon

Ensure the Software recognizes the device

  1. a) Open the settings sub menu
  2. b) Click ‘Check Interface’
  3. c) If the device is not recognized, reboot the Vitrual Machine and/or your computer.

Turn on the car

Open Diagnostics from the main window of OPCOM

Select vehicle year and model

Enter 4 digit secutity code

-Located with car documents in glove box

Check your engine fault codes

  1. a) Select ‘Engine’
  2. b) Select engine size/model
  3. c) Click ‘Refresh List’

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  1. d) Record list on a notepad
  2. e) Click ‘Clear Fault Codes’

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Research Fault codes

  1. a) Open Google
  2. b) Search fault codes one by one
  3. c) Follow advice from reputable forums or repair guides