If you are a BMW car owner, you need a solid BMW scan tool to check out what happened when your BMW car has problems. So here lists out 4 BMW Code Readers for reference.
1.FOXWELL NT510 Elite:
This standalone BMW diagnostic tool is designed to offer a blend of the best features at quite a reasonable price.
Price: £137.00 (UK ship No Tax)
It can be used without having to connect it to a computer which makes it efficient for everyday use.
With this BMW OBD1 and OBD2 Scanner, you can easily access your cars since it is made simple and user-friendly.
The FOXWELL NT510 is probably the best BMW scan tool for use with non-BMW cars. However, you have to pay for the software to use the tool with cars that aren’t BMWs. Despite that, you can use it with Ford, GM, Toyota vehicles, and any other car makes you can think of once you’ve bought the right software patch.
– Fast running speed and communicating speed since it comes with better IC and newest PCB.
– Share the same vehicle coverage and functions as nt530.
– With one free car software
-Full-system diagnostics available
-The silicone buttons are not as good as the Keypad that nt530 has.
-You need to pay for the software patches for you to use this scan too fully if your car is not a BMW.
NT510 Elite works with the latest 2018, 2019 models!
|America Car Models||CHRYSLER
FORD (EU Ford, American Ford)
|Europe Car Models||Mercedes Benz (BENZ,MAYBACH,SMART,SPRINTER)
FIAT (ABARTH,ALFA ROMEO,FIAT,LANCIA)
|Asia Car Models||HYUNDAI (HYUNDAI,KIA)
2.KOLSOL C310+ & Creator C310+
KOLSOL C310+ BMW code reader is same as Creator C310+. KOLSOL C310+ is copy and Creator C310+ is original. But except the hardware with different colors, they have same software, support same language, function and car models.
This is KOLSOL C310+BMW scan tool:
This is Creator C310+ BMW scan tool:
Price: £46.00 (UK ship No Tax)
Latest software V11.7
Note: you can free update the newest software for two C310+ BMW code readers via PC by USB cable. Download the software from official website: http://www.szcreator.com/.
Software update guide can refer to this article:
English, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese
Common basic diagnostic function:
- Read trouble codes
- Erase trouble codes
- Display live data stream
- Clear adaptation
Common special function:
1.Engine Oil Reset
2.Diesel particle filter(only E chassis)
3. Front brake
6.Microfilter (only E chassis)
7.Spark plugs (only E chassis)
8.Vehicle check (only E chassis)
11.Exhaust emission inspection
Common vehicle coverage:
Supports BMW cars from 1997 to 2019
1 series: 1’_E81/E82/E87/E88, 1’_F20/F21
2 series: 2’_F22/F23, 2’_F45/F46, 2’_F87
3 series: 3’_E46, 3’_E90/E91/E92/E93, 3’_F30/F31
4 series: 4’_F32/F33/F36, 4’_F82/F83
5 series: 5’_E39, 5’_E60/E61, 5’_GT (F07), 5’_F10/F11
6 series: 6’_E63/E64, 6’_F06/F12/F13
7 series: 7’_E38, 7’_E65/E66, 7’_F01/F02
X series: X1_E84, X1_F48/F49, X3_E83, X5_E53,
X5_70, X6_E71, X6_E72, X3_F25, X5_F15/F85, X6_F16
Z series: Z4_E85/E86, Z4_E89
I series: I’_I01/I02
MINI: MINI_R50/R52/R53, MINI_R55/R56/R57/R58/R59/R60, MINI_F55/F56
System: Drive, Chassis and Body all system
- Creator C110+
Price: £37.99 (UK ship No Tax)
Newest software: V6.2
The software update guide is same as Creator C310+, just refer to the guide above.
Language: English, German, Chinese
Diagnostic function: same as C310+
Special function: No.
Vehicle coverage: Supports BMW cars from 1997 to 2019; With MINI Cooper test function. The specific car models supported is same as C310+.
Whether you pick a cheap BMW OBD2 scanner with simple functionality or an expensive one that lets you program your BMW, you’ll save lots of money by figuring out what’s the problem with your car at home by yourself.
Just select the one depends on your actual need.