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Bosch Automotive Aftermarket in UK

Euro 5 / Euro 6 / PassThru

Control unit diagnosis and reprogramming through Euro 5 / Euro 6 / PassThru with the vehicle manufacturer's data

ESI car

The Euro 5 Standard: Manufacturer's data becomes accessible

Since 2009, the Euro 5 Standard has required that vehicle manufacturers provide technical repair information via their online portals also for all independent workshops. Original manufacturer data for diagnosis, service, repair and maintenance has been available to independent workshops since then.

KTS 350 car cabin

Independent workshops benefit

Customer jobs that previously had to be assigned to contract workshops can now be handled directly by independent workshops: service and repair from oil changes to troubleshooting and configuration and reprogramming of control units can be completed on-site in their entirety and across brands – using the original manufacturer data and information.

Use of PassThru gives your workshop the following capabilities, among others:

  • Creation of an electronic service booklet
  • Teaching of components (exception: flexible trailer coupling from VAG)
  • Coding of keys

Use of PassThru in the workshop

To use the online portals of the vehicle manufacturers, it is necessary to have a communication module such as the new KTS generation with PassThru interface to SAE J2534. With the Bosch PassThru software and the software from the respective vehicle manufacturer, it is possible to use the original information from the manufacturer for diagnosis in independent workshops.

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PassThru Software download

Bosch PassThru Version 2.20.0

For KTS 350,

KTS 560 / 590 and

KTS 960 / 980 / 995.

Bosch PassThru Version 1.18.5

For KTS 340,

KTS 520 / 550,

KTS 530 / 540 / 570,

KTS 650 / 670,

KTS 840 / 870 / 890 and

KTS 940 /970 / 990.

Information on all KTS products

Ford models that comply with the Euro 5 / Euro 6 Standard may use PassThru with the KTS; however, there are limitations with older vehicles that use the old vehicle protocol SAE J1850 with a programming voltage.

Information regarding KTS models: KTS 520, KTS 550, KTS 530, KTS 540 and KTS 570.

In the course of regular testing of vehicles from Citroën and Peugeot, it has been noted that when programming the corresponding control units the procedure may be terminated. The programming can be repeated.

Information on reprogramming

Please also refer to the manufacturer's information.

> General information on PassThru
> Reprogramming procedure

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