Launch Tech's 2021 Newest X-431 Throttle III, One Is Enough
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Launch Tech’s 2021 Newest X-431 Throttle III, One Is Enough

Joe Keene, automotive video producer at Babcox Media, demonstrates Launch Tech’s X-431 Throttle III scan tool.

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Joe Keene, automotive video content producer at Babcox Media, demonstrates the Launch Tech X-431 Throttle III, which features a plethora of new functionalities. This diagnostic scan tool is built on performance and speed that uses Wi-Fi and SmartLink VCI connectivity. Check it out now.

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Yes, sir. It’s all set and wrapped up. I’ll tell you what, this new scan tool we just got here in the shop. Just saved me a lot of time and this thing was great. Why don’t I take a quick minute and tell the rest of the guys in the shop all about this new product that we have here?

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So, the evolution in scan tool repair and diagnostics is here. The Launch X-431 Throttle III arrives onto the market as a highly functional diagnostic scan tool that uses Wi-Fi and SmartLink VCI connectivity. True to its name, the Launch X-431 Throttle III is built on performance and speed and is aimed at assisting the modern technician in all aspects of new age vehicle repair and diagnostics. This includes OE-level, accurate vehicle diagnostics, ADAS calibrations. IMMO functionality, remote tech-to-tech collaborative diagnostics, FCA security, gateway access and compliance, heavy-duty truck diagnostics and more.

The Launch X-431 Throttle III is classified as a professional-level automotive diagnostic scan tool that encompasses a wide range of functionalities to service and repair an extensive coverage list of European, Asian and domestic vehicles.

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The Launch X-431 Throttle III has extensive vehicle coverage, including Euro, domestic and some other ones such as BMW, Mercedes Honda and so on, including Renault and some of other ones that some scan tools may not offer for you. Its main functionality is to complement the technician that works on a variety of vehicles and a fast-paced work environment. The Android-based software platform is designed to identify issues instantly and provide the technician relevant information and data that will be used to provide OE-quality repairs, conclusively and accurately.

The operation system is based on the Android 9.0 platform with a 2.0 gigahertz, Octacore computer processor that delivers performance and speed. The display is a 13.3-in. responsive touch screen. Memory capacity includes 8 gigabytes with up to an additional 256 gigabytes of storage. Camera functionality is an 8 megapixel front with a 13 megapixel rear.

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Some of the features in functions of the Throttle III include a topology module, which provides a snapshot of all control modules on board of vehicles and their statuses. OBD port pin detection function shows pin voltage, data rate and additional protocols to assistant communication error, when connecting to a vehicle. The scan tool has a wide range of engine operating variables that can be shown and monitored in real time to deduce intermittent faults and overall operation of various engine systems. Code Assist by Identifix, diagnostic trouble code repair and fixed database helps technic with tips and repair advice on complex and difficult cases. Real time vehicle battery voltage monitoring during live and connected diagnostics; bidirectional scan functionality; various coding and module programming capabilities; adherence to OEM vehicle communication protocols and standards; oscilloscope compatibility with add-on modules for complex electrical diagnosis with waveform analysis to deduce high-level electrical issues and repairs.

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Additional add-on modules include an ADAS calibration, key programming, battery tester, TPMS service, videoscope and a sensor box.

We are entering the age of car connectivity as the automotive industry manufacturers continue to advance and innovate vehicles for a safer and more reliable driving experience. It has never been more important to own an automotive diagnostic tool that is able to diagnose and repair these new age vehicles with accuracy and usability. The Launch X-431 is a scan tool that is designed for this purpose and reinvents the concept of what a scan tool should do for a technician — featuring an OE-level software platform that is designed to economize the modern technician’s time while delivering accuracy of identifying faults and the confidence to repair those faults.

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The Launch X-431 Throttle III provides accurate OE-level diagnostics and a multitude of relevant features aimed at handling every type of repair, whether it be on the latest European, Asian or domestic vehicle on the road today. Thanks for watching. We’ll see you next time.

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