× Auto Repair Pros Member Benefits TechHelp Knowledge Base Forums Resources My iATN Marketplace Chat Pricing About Us Join Industry Sponsors Video Members Only Repair Shops Auto Pro Careers Auto Pro Reviews
Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
mac mdt 10, anyone using it?
Posted to Tool & Equipment Forum on 5/23/2017 5 Replies

Hello all.

I work in a foreign service shop. We see euros and asians.

Hoping someone has some real world experience with the mac mdt 10 scan tool. I currently have an older launch diagun, ross tech vag com, and an older snap on solus as my 3 go to tools.

Majority of my work is vw audi, so the vag com is my go to tool there. The launch has been very good to me w/ the bmw and mercedes coverage, as well as the Asians i see. Subaru is lacking though w/ launch and the solus. We do see a good amount of subaru so I'd like more bi directional control there. TPMS also seems to be a sticking point on subaru. the launch has been good though w/ honda and toyota as well as kia/hyundai.

the solus is used for the oddball domestic i see and sometimes on the foreign cars if it is quicker.

My launch is an older diagun, so no longer can i update. I am seeing 14 models, so i need to update my coverage. Recent example of issue i had w/ launch is it will not let me in on an e class Benz that i need to do tranny fluid service. it is done much like vw/audi where fill based on temps. The diagun is only good up to 13 models on the mb. When i called to see if updating is an option it appears my older x431 is being phased out. Same token, i have used it now for past 6 years so it has paid for itself and then some.

I was able to borrow a neighbor shops scan tool to get the job done on the Benz, but i need to be proactive and get up to date.

So any real world use on the mdt10? I was just given it to demo so still setting it up. Would like to hear any good or bad from anyone who has it or has used it.

Michael Karbowsky
Maroney's Foreign Auto
Smithton, Pennsylvania, USA

5 Replies Received (View Replies)