All-in-One Pass-Thru Device for Multiple Vehicle Brands


  • Perform more tasks in your shop – no need to send vehicles out for diagnostics, reprogramming and vehicle security
  • Keep control of costs and timings, so your customer knows when their vehicle will be ready and how much it will be
  • Maximize your skilled labor hours
  • J2534 Pass-Thru Technology – Enabling OEM diagnostics and reprogramming applications across multiple vehicle brands using a single device
  • Technical Support – Staffed by technicians who understand vehicle repair and J2534 pass‑thru
  • Toolbox3 with OEM application descriptions, educational video tutorials and real-time news – Giving you the confidence and up-to-date knowledge to get the job done
  • Access to OEM key codes, PIN numbers and immobilizer reset information – So you can manage locksmith and vehicle security jobs for many brands in‑house
  • Future technology built in – CarDAQ includes future technology for a long service life

All Makes J2534 Reprogramming Tool

The latest in the legendary line of CarDAQs, the CarDAQ-Plus 3 and CarDAQ Pro are your future-proof solutions for all of your J2534 needs. Includes support for the latest vehicle protocols such as Flexible Data Rate CAN (FD CAN) and Automotive Ethernet (DoIP). All this via J2534 v05.00 API coupled with our award-winning product support – real technicians that have done pass-thru programming before.

What is RAP?

Remote Assist Program (RAP) allows automotive repair shops, collision shops and technicians to successfully program thousands of Asian, European, and domestic vehicles by working with our RAP Team. RAP gives you the ability to:

  • Finish the job correctly
  • Prevent loss of business to the dealer
  • Increase productivity
  • Increase customer satisfaction

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Additional Product Information

CarDAQ-Plus 3 Reprogramming:

  • All-makes, all-model SAE J2534 reprogramming 
  • OEM subscription prices
  • SAE J2534-1: CarDAQ-Plus 3 is the most advanced device for reprogramming of ALL OEM with the use of their OEM provided software
  • SAE J2534-2: CarDAQ-Plus 3 offers extra J2534-2 support that expands reprogramming beyond just the Engine/Trans modules for GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Honda, Audi, VW, BMW, Volvo and more!

J2534 OEM Diagnostics:

  • BMW/Mini – ISTA
  • FCA – Wi‑Tech 2.0
  • Ford – Ford J2534 Diagnostic System (FJDS) & Ford Diagnostic and Repair System (FDRS)
  • GM – Global Diagnostic System (GDS2)
  • GM – Tech2Win (PC-based Tech2 software)
  • Honda – Honda Diagnostic System (i-HDS)
  • Jaguar/LandRover – Integrated Diagnostic Software (IDS) & Symptom-Driven Diagnostics (SDD)
  • Mercedes-Benz – XENTRY J2534 Pass‑Thru
  • Mistubishi – Multi-Use Tester III Special Edition (MUT3‑SE)
  • Nissan – Consult III Plus R2R
  • Subaru – Subaru Select Monitor 4 (SSM4)
  • Toyota – TechStream
  • VW/Audi (VAG) – Offboard Diagnostic Information System (ODIS)
  • Volvo – Volvo Information and Diagnostics for Aftersales (VIDA)

Vehicle Security Professionals:

  • Technicians and Locksmiths use the CarDAQ-Plus 3 for Security Key systems/reprogramming on all vehicle makes supported by the OEM and through the NASTF SDRM model.

Technical Support:

  • J2534 Toolbox 3 – Your personal assistant to help you through the process, including: videos, walk-through help guides, FAQs, and other online support.
  • Free, live telephone and email support from 8:30am – 5:30pm EST for all of our Drew Technologies products.
  • Bus Protocols:

    • CAN Bus (Capable of CAN FD, ISO 15765, GMLAN, J1939, and ISO14229)
    • 3 CAN channels (FD CAN, Dual Wire)
    • 1 Single wire CAN
    • Ford SCP (J1850PWM)
    • GM Class2 (J1850VPW)
    • KWP2000 (ISO9141/14230)
    • Chrysler SCI (J2610)

    PC Interface:

    • USB version 1.1 or higher

    Other Information:

    • Compliant to SAE J2534 (Feb 2002) and SAE J2534-2 (Dec 2004)
    • Compliant to ISO 22900-11MVCI physical layer
    • Programming voltage on J1962 pin 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, or Aux
    • Ground pins 9, 12, or 15

    Operating System Compatibility:

    • Supports Windows Vista (32/64-bit), and Windows 7 (32/64-bit)), Windows 8 (32/644-bit), Windows 10 (32/64-bit).
    • Consult OE website for their PC requirements

    Product Specifications:

    • Operating voltage: 7 – 36 Volts
    • Dimensions (approx.): 6.5″D x 6″W x 1.5″H
    • Operating Temperature: Commercial Range (0 C to +70 C)