How to calibrate the steering wheel angle sensor by X431 V

Launch X431 V 8inch Tablet is a new diagnostic tool. It supports up to 69 car brands about 220 car models from European, USA and Asian. Here share the method for calibrating the steering wheel angle sensor of 2011 PEUGEOT 408 by Launch X431 pro.


Open Launch X431 pro Menu

Select “PEUGEOT V43.00”

Note: The software can diagnose the elec. Control system of PEUGEOT, include ENGINE, AT, ABS, SRS and AC. The operation is the same as the original scan tool.

Checking the Bluetooth connection status…

Select “Manually Select” -> “Cars” -> “408”-> “408 (2010.01-2014.09)”

Please pay more attention to the warming info below:

On vehicles that have hands-free staring and access, place the hands-free remote control in the electronic key reader so that all the operations and services for diagnosing the engine ECU are operational.

Then click “OK”

Reading VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)…

Read VIN info success

Select “Diagnosis”-> “System Selection”-> “Active and passive safety” ->another “Active and passive safety”

Switch on the ignition and click “OK”

Select “ESP 8.1”

It prompts “The ABS/ESP function deactivates above 10 km/h when a diagnostic session is opened. Avoid and road testing that might require operation of the ABS/ESP during this, as the emergency braking assistance and electronic brake force distribution functions are no longer available. For safety reasons, the ECU cannot maintain communications with the diagnostic tool when the vehicle speed is greater than 10 km/h. If you exceed this speed, you must return to the global test menu. Press on validate to continue or on return to the main menu.

Click “OK”

Select “Special Function”

Loading the data…

Select “Pack reparation”

Please pay more attention to the hints, and click “OK”

“Do you wish to start the calibration?”

Click “OK” to continue

It prompts “The calibration was successful. Erase the faults then read the faults. The ‘steering wheel angle sensor calibration fault’ should no longer appear. Check that the zero position of the steering wheel has been set by driving for 1or 2 km along straight roads and round bends (having disconnected the diagnostic tool). The fault LED should no longer illuminate. During this road test, there is no need to cause ESP regulation. Press on validate to return to the main menu.”

Click “OK” and perform it according to the hints

Job’s done!

Launch X431 V+ Review and Update

Here is a comprehensive guide to update Launch X431 V+ tool and new introduction.

Part 1: Update guide:
Step 1: Download the new program by the link as below.
If the above link does not work for you, then try the compressed zip version.
Step 2: Install the program on your PC by clicking on the files you just downloaded.
Step 3: Remove memory card from diagnostic tool.
Step 4: Connect to PC via USB card reader
Step 5: Open the Launch X431 then enter your username and password
Step 6: Sit back and let the program update the memory card.
All the manufacturers will show 100% complete once the program has finished updating. If it shows some manufactures have initially failed, just keep your head, because the program will go back over them once it gets to the bottom of the list.
You need to know that when you update the software, you cannot use the PC or surf the web, it will corrupt and slow down the process.

Part 2: New introduction
2019 Launch X431 V with Pro3 WIFI 10.1 inch tablet plus HD Truck Module can support both cars and trucks.
Original or copy: 100% Original goods with full time technical service and guarantee.
Multi-languages: English, Spanish, Arabic, French, Korean, Japanese, German, Russian
Support car models: More than 129 car models now, includes the local vehicles brands in every country, such as India Tata, Australia Holdon, ford, and so on.
Launch X431 V +Pro 3 Features:

  1. Panel PC: High configuration of hardware , fast running speed

Capacitor Screen: Multi-touch capacitor screen, more smooth operation

  1. WIFI Diagnosis: Wireless communication between intelligent mobile terminal and DBS Car connector via Bluetooth
  2. Portable: Reasonable PDA design, small size for easy carry
  3. Optimized Interface: Brand new operation interface design, interface more friendly and operation much easier
  4. WIFI communication: Support WIFI network
  5. Android System: Users can install and Android software
  6. Numerous Additional Functions: Photo, video, multimedia, other software application etc.
  7. One click update: You do not have to download software to memory card anymore, can do one click update directly through your machine.

X431 V+ Functions:

ECU Coding and Auto VIN Tech

This diagnostic tablet supports ECU coding function on a large amount of vehicle models, including Ford and GM, VW, Honda, Toyota and more. It also supports identifying car’s information automatically rather than manually.

ALL Systems’ Diagnoses

To diagnose car comprehensively, it can read DTCs and data streams for ALL systems. For instance, Fuel system, Emission system, Transmission, Engine, Body, Powertrain and more. You do not have to buy other tools for diagnosing systems, saving you much time and money from a long term.

Full Special Functions:

This diagnostic tool supports11 special services and complete OBD2 functions. The former includes:

  1. BMS service to reset battery management system;
  2. Oil reset to reset service mileage and service interval;
  3. Throttle matching to ensure communication with ECU after replacement;
  4. Injector programming to let new injectors function well;
  5. SAS reset to reset steering angle sensor;
  6. DPF service supports forced DPF regeneration and adjusting injectors;
  7. TPMS service to relearn TPMS sensors;
  8. EPB reset to reset new electronic parking brakes for braking wheels safely again;
  9. ABS brake bleeding to get a firm brake pad;
  10. Tooth learning to make new crankshaft be used and IMMO (Anti-theft matching) to finish keys coding.

Wireless Bluetooth Diagnosis

Different from diagnosing the vehicle via diagnostic cable, this diagnostic scan tool offers the users with much convenience due to the supported Bluetooth connection. Just plug the DBS Car II connector into car, and then connect it with X431V+ through the Bluetooth. You are able to diagnose vehicles directly, either at your workbench or under the hood.

Source: How to update Launch X431 V+?

2018 New Launch X431 V Supported Language and vehicles

2018 Newest Update Launch X431 V 8Inch, improve hardware and newly add more vehicles, with better features, work more faster. And it is stock in uk warehouse, free shipping via ups standard to EU country no tax, the delivery usually need 2-3 working days.

Here lets us check the key features of 2018 New Model Launch X431 V 8Inch:

1.Support multi-languages: English, German, Japanese, Russian, French, Korea, Arabic, Spanish, Italy, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Dutch, Greek, Hungarian, Arabic, Danish, Persian, Romanian, Serbian, Finnish, Swedish and Czech(available to almost world-wide customers)

2. Update Online two years for free, update cost is 499.00USD/Year, after first two year. If you do not update it two years later, you still can use it, just not support new update car models

3. Support many Special function, it is very powerful for Garge : AUTOSEARCH(AutoSearch),Reset SAS, Reset Brake, Reset Gear, Reset Oil, Reset IMMO, Reset Injec, Reset TPMS, Reset BMS, Reset ABS Bleed , Reset ETS, Reset DPF, DEMO, EOBD2,ECUAID

4. Support Bluetooth Connection, come with newest DBSCAR 5 Bluetooth Connector, Bluetooth Distance: 10M (Without Obstacle)

5. 2018 New Design X431 V 8 Inch with higher configuration

6. Support more and new models

2018 new design X431 V 8 inch support following models

2017 Version X431 V 8 Inch only support following models:

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