The i-HDS software is full of functions and features all while giving the user a layout somewhat familiar to the legacy HDS software. The second generation of HDS supported us well for a very long time.After 13 years in action, a new generation toolwas designed to work on new generation vehicles. i-HDS supports vehicle models starting from the 2017 model year, for all Full Model Changes and new models.Honda iHDS Function:
Included in the i-HDS software suite is a new reprogramming application called J2534 Rewrite. This application is made available to all subscribers of the i-HDS software suite and replaces the previous generation software, J2534 Honda Pass-thru Reprogramming Software.
|Item||VXDIAG VCX SE Honda||Honda HDS HIM Clone|
|HDS software & version||3.105.012||3.104.024|
|J2534 passthru||Yes, can be used as j2534 passthru with OEM program||No|
|Full system diagnostic||Yes||Yes|
|Extra license||Able to add extra license to the device, JLR, GM, Ford, Mazda, Benz, BMW, Porsche, Subaru||No|
|Update||Software update by link
Firmware update online
|Software update by link
No firmware update
|Connection||USB, WiFi, USB to Type C, LAN, DoNET||USB connection only
For vehicle does not have com port, you will need a Z-TEK USB1.1 to RS232 Convert Connector.
Allscanner VXDIAG tutorial: how to install VXDIAG Honda HDS (Honda Diagnostic System) software.
J2534 Rewrite 1.00.0015
Immobilizer Setup Tool
HDS 3.101, 3.102, 3.103 and later versions share similar procedures.
1. Install HDS setup
2. Install iHDS setup
3. Install J2534 Rewrite setup
4. Install ImmobilizerSetup Tool
5. Install VX Manager
6. Run iHDS
If for diagnosis purpose only, after installing HDS setup, skip to Step 5, then run HDS from the desktop. Don’t need to install iHDS and J2534 rewrite.
Step 1: Install HDS setup
Download HDS software 3.10x
Open HDS 3.10x software folder
Create 3 folders (HDS, iHDS nad J2534 rewrite) and unextract HDS, iHDS and j2534 rewrite zip. files to corresponding
Open HDS 3.102.051 software
Install HDS setup
Accept license agreement
Select destination: Other (General)
Inout Dealer code: 12345
Select setup language
Configure HDS and installing MVCI
Step 2: Install iHDS setup
Open iHDS 1.004.012 folder
Install iHDS setup
Step 3: Install J2534 Rewrite setup
Open J2534 Rewrite folder,
Install J2534 Rewrite setup
Step 4: Install ImmobilizerSetup tool
Install ImmobilizerSetup Tool
Step 5: Install VX Manager
Install VX Manager and install Honda HDS driver
Connect vxdiag honda interface with laptop
Run vx manager to check connection status
Step 6: Run iHDS
Run iHDS software from desktop
Select interface type as MDI2.
Software is ready to use.