THE FUTURE OF VEHICLE DIAGNOSTICS IS HERE.

The Bosch ADS series from American Mechanic are the only scan tools by technicians for technicians.

They offer more on-tool repair information than any other scan tool, helping you fix cars faster.

Featuring a lifetime warranty* with an unlapsed diagnostics subscription.

FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • The ADS series scan tools offer the module and system coverage you need for the vehicles you service most
  • Engineered and assembled in the USA
  • Easily view either OE level data or all 10 modes of global OBD II
  • An OBD-II cable with built-in LED light helps you locate hard to find diagnostic connectors
  • Thousands of bidirectional tests and data PIDS allow you to service more systems on more vehicle makes
  • On-tool video library includes training on tool usage and vehicle diagnostic tips
  • Intuitive user interface with a menu system which is consistent across all vehicle makes

COMPARE OUR STYLES TO SEE WHICH TOOL IS RIGHT FOR YOU

ADS Scan Tool Feature Comparison ADS-325 ADS-625 Autel MaxiSys Elite Autel MaxiSys 906 Launch X-431 Torque Snap-on Zeus Snap-on Apollo D8
Full vehicle system coverage for Domestic, Asian and European brands provides for your complete diagnostic needs with a single subscription Available Available Available Available Available Available Available
Ultra-fast vehicle Auto ID Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Not Available
Read/clear DTCs from all controllers, view data PIDs, perform bi-directional controls, calibrations, resets, relearns and more Available Available Available Available Available Available Available
Consistent user experience and vehicle diagnostics menus from vehicle to vehicle Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available
Maximum number of PIDs displayed on one screen (digital display)

16

16

8

8

6

16

8

Maximum number of PIDs displayed as a graph on one screen 8 8 4 4 12 4 4
Smooth auto-ranging graphing PID display Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available
Ultra-crisp high-resolution optically bonded display with multi-touch capability Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
OBD-II cable with LED light and voltage display to confirm battery voltage before scanning Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Industry leading on-tool and online repair information access: maintenance procedures confirmed fixes, TSBs, component locations, key programming, TPMS relearns and more Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available
Intelligent linking to Identifix Direct Hit automatically identifies the vehicle year, make, model, engine size and fault code for maximum efficiency and shop productivity Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
 Two month trial subscription to Identifix Direct-Hit included, a $318 value Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Engineered and assembled in the USA Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available
Lifetime warranty included Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Android 5.0 w/64GB for fast processing, printing, file sharing Available Available Not Available Not Available Available Not Available Not Available
Built-in Wi-Fi with open Firefox web browser Available Available Available Available Available Available Not Available
5MP rear camera enables photos for sharing and vehicle scan reports Available Available Available Available Available Available Not Available
On-tool Quick Support connects direct to Bosch Diagnostic support for tools training, tool troubleshooting or even a live demonstration Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Remote diagnostics capable, provide or receive diagnostic assistance from a friend or colleague across town or across the country, control another ADS scan tool from your shop Available Available Available Available Available Available Not Available
Wireless printing (Google wireless print services) Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Compatible with accessories such as borescopes, battery testers, NVH analyzers, TPMS activator and more to enhance your diagnostic capabilities Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
On-tool video library includes training on tool usage and vehicle diagnostic tips Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Optional adapters available for pre-OBD-II vehicles Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available
5MP front camera enables selfies, video chat and remote diagnostics with video Not Available Available Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Industry standard Valley Forge full-color system wiring diagrams included Not Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Wireless VCI allows freedom to move anywhere in the bay and stay connected to the vehicle Not Available Available Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
J-2534 compliant pass-through hardware for OE programming capability Not Available Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
HDMI output for connection to an external display Not Available Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Compact soft-sided carrying case for easy transportation and storage Not Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Available
Docking and charging station ensures your scan tool is always charged and ready to go Not Available Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available

 

Frequently asked questions

The Bosch ADS series of scan tools come equipped with an industry leading warranty. If anything goes wrong with your new ADS scan tool during the first 60 days of ownership, contact Bosch technical support for a complete replacement unit. After that, the Bosch ADS is covered by a 1-year warranty which can be extended to a lifetime warranty just by maintaining your software subscription. Detailed warranty information can be viewed on the product pages for the tools.
Bosch provides a 30-day grace period after your subscription expires during which you can renew your ADS subscription and maintain your lifetime warranty status. If you choose not to subscribe before the end of the 30-day grace period your lifetime warranty is void.
Yes, both the ADS-325 and ADS-625 include Domestic, Asian and European vehicle coverage in a single subscription.
Bosch has committed to a minimum or four (4) updates per year on the ADS series scan tools.
No. Your software subscription covers all updates within a 12-month period.
Yes, basic ADAS relearn procedures are included. An optional upgrade with targeting systems will be available soon.
An optically bonded display eliminates the gap between the display screen and the protective glass by bonding the glass to the display with any optically transparent adhesive. Optically bonded displays eliminate reflective glare making the ADS scan tools usable in direct sunlight.
The Bosch ADS series scan tools are engineered and assembled in the USA.
No. The wireless VCI communicates to the ADS handset through a dedicated Wi-Fi connection.
Not directly. The SAE J-2534 standard dictates that pass-through reprograming be performed on a Windows based PC. The ADS-625 is an Android based diagnostic scan tool. However, the wireless VCI included with the ADS-625 can also be used as a pass-through devise along with your Windows PC to perform J-2534 style pass-through reprogramming.

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