Launch Thinkdriver User Manual: Software Purchasing+ Activation+ Using Tips

THINKCAR 2 (Launch Thinkdriver)  is a smart OBD2 Bluetooth diagnostic tool which works with its unique APP on Android and IOS smartphones. It’s equipped with full pins and full protocols support, also offers the best diagnostic solution for car owners.

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What can Thinkcar 2 (Thinkdriver) do?

-Full system diagnosis

-Read/Clear all DTC type for entire vehicle system

-View and graph the real-time data flow of full system

-Test the acceleration timer from 0-100m

-Vehicle coverage more than 115 brands

-Support full OBD protocol after 1996

-Equipped with VIN code auto scan

-Get points when you publish activities on Thinkdriver community

-Learn vehicle maintenance knowledge in the interactive community, and post maintenance difficulties for help

-Support 15 special reset service functions: RESET AFS, RESET BLEED, RESET BMS, RESET BOX, RESET BRAKE, RESET ETS, RESET DPF, RESET IMMO, RESET INJEC, RESET OIL, RESET SAS, RESET SUN, RESET SUS, RESET TPMS and RESET GEAR

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Thinkcar 2  (Thinkdriver) APP:

There are main four parts on the main menu:

-Homepage: includes full system diagnosis, OBD diagnosis, flashlight, 100m acceleration

-Interactive community-content, recommendation, popular content, related to me

-Messages: system messages, @me, comments and likes me

-More: personal information, purchase records, diagnosis reports, points, settings, etc.

Thinkcar 2  (Thinkdriver) Software:

1.Operation System: Android 5.0 or above / IOS 9.0 or above

2.VIN Mode:

ThinkCar2 is a subscription service based on the VIN mode. One VIN code can only use for one car. Users need to purchase usage right separately if they need to use in more cars. In the case of inactivity, the user buy ThinkCar 2 will get 1 VIN and 2 maintenance software for free.

The maintenance software can only be used in the same car which is bound to VIN

3.VIN cost:

-A VIN is $14.95, 2 resets (ABS+SAS, when the user uses it will prompt free use) for one year.

-A reset US$9.95, which can only be used for vehicles that have been bound to VIN. Duration of one year

-After the new user purchases, give a VIN+2 reset

Now engage in activities, give 3 VINS, each VIN give 2 resets

4.How to purchase  Thinkcar2 (Thinkdriver) software?

After connecting the connector, click the system-wide diagnosis to start automatically identifying VIN.

After the recognition is successful, determine whether the current VIN has been purchased.

If not yet purchased, it will prompt to purchase or use the free software to obtain full power, and the user is free to choose.

If VIN is not obtained, you can manually select the model

1). Prompt to get free VIN

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2).Prompt to buy VIN, choose payment method

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How to register and activate Thinkcar 2 (Thinkdriver)?

Step 1: Download ThinkCar Pro APP on Google Play or APP store

Note: ThinkCar Pro  and Thinkcar 2 support the the same APP.

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Step 2: Open the APP have installed

Enter “Login” interface and click “Sign up”

Step 3: Input your personal info inc. user name, email address,  verification code and password to register

Step 4: When register successfully, it will enter the Thinkcar2 main menu.

Press the icon at the bottom right of the corner to enter the personal interface

Step 5: Follow the prompt to activate the Thinkcar 2 dongle

Click “ACTIVATE”

Step 6: Input the SN & activation code

Then press “Activate”

Note: Both SN and activation code can be found in the password paper which comes with ThinkCar2  package.

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Step 7: Activate the device successfully

Note: You can use the Thinkcar2 OBD2 Bluetooth scanner on other phone as long as use the same account you have activated.

Video demo:

How to install and use Thinkcar 2 OBD2 scanner?

i.e. 2016 Honda XR-V

Issues: Unstable idling/weak acceleration/engine shaking/check engine light is on

Here take Thinkdrvier device and the corresponding APP to test.

The guide is also applicable to Thinkcar2.

 

Step-by-step to solve the problem by Thinkcar2:

Plug the Thinkcar 2 device into the OBD port of the vehicle

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Insert the working key and turn on the ignition switch

Open ThinkCar Pro APP

Select [ALL SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC]

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It will read and decode the vehicles identification number automatically.

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Click “OK” to enter diagnostic interface

Select [Health Report]

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Scan the vehicle and find the fault codes

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Then click “OK”

Read fault code firstly

It shows the fault code is P0353 which means the ignition coil circuit of the number 3 cylinder is faulty.

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Then move on to the repair side to fix it.

Just open the hood and replace the ignition coil on the cylinder number 3

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Then clear the fault codes with Thinkcar 2

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Fault codes have been cleared successfully, there is no trouble code appear on the Fault Report

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More info about Launch Thinkcar 2 (Thinkdriver) OBD2 Bluetooth diagnostic tool: https://www.cardiagtool.co.uk/thinkcar-2-auto-scanner.html