How to choose Mangoose cable for Toyota Techstream

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Toyota Mongoose Pro 2 (genuine): 695 usd off ebay

The MongoosePro® Toyota 2 is a compact and rugged, SAE J2534-1 and J2534-2 compliant “Pass Thru” vehicle communication interface that connects your Windows computer to a Toyota, Lexus, or Scion vehicle, allowing you to perform OE-level diagnostics and ECU reprogramming, using Toyota’s own Techstream software.

What can it do?

The MongoosePro® Toyota 2 is compatible with Toyota’s “Techstream Lite” software for:
• OEM Diagnostics: 1996 to current
• Emissions Reprogramming: 1996 to current
• Health Checks: 1996 to current
• Powertrain Reprogramming: 2001 to current
• Hybrid ECU Reprogramming: 2001 to current
• Body Control Reprogramming: 2001 to current
• CAN Bus Checks: 2004 to present
• Customization: 2001 to present

Toyota’s Techstream software also allows you to perform active tests, activate utilities, graph data, and in some cases, scan two modules at the same time. Data refresh rates can be as high as 20ms for 20 PIDs on a CAN-equipped vehicle. That’s 50 times per second! Actual data refresh rates depend on the vehicle, the module, and the PIDs selected.

Where can I get help?

Drew Tech provides the most comprehensive and knowledgeable tech support for J2534.
• Free firmware and driver updates for Mongoose hardware.
• Free phone and email technical support.
• Free desktop software, “J2534 Toolbox”, includes videos and other help tools while also providing the latest J2534 news for each OE to your desktop and guides you thru reprograming and after-flash routines such as VIN read/write, SKIM reset, VIN programming, read/clear DTC, generic OBDII Diagnostics.

What do I need to reprogram Toyotas?

– Windows-based computer that meets Toyota’s system requirements, click here then select “PC Requirements”
– Steady Internet connection.
– Subscription to OE software, sold separately
– J2534 compliant device such as a Mongoose or CarDAQ.
– Battery maintainer (programming power supply).

Mongoose 1 (genuine): 495 usd off amazon


Mangoose cable for Toyota (china clone)

Mangoose cable purple: 37 usd


Mangoose cable cheapest: 19 usd


What do I need Mangoose clone?

  1. English: Language
    2. Newest software: Techstream V12.10.019 (only work on Windows XP 32bit laptop)
    3. DrewTech designed this product to be affordable for Car PCs, the aftermarket, and automotive enthusiasts. The Mangoose includes a J2534 driver and delivers full-speed (12mps) USB 2.0 performance.
    4. Cheapest, high performance pass-thru diagnostic tool for use with PC
    5. Simple packaging with electronics contained inside the cable
    6. With Brand-new chip, work more stable
    All in all, it’s the best investment for personal use, perfect for diagnosis (not for ECU programming)

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Tips on using this Toyota Mangoose Cable:
1. It can
2. Please attention this cable can not do ECM programming.

What about Mangoose versions?
M-VPWCAN – Compatible with most General Motors and newer domestic vehicles
M-PWMCAN – Compatible with most Ford and newer domestic vehicles
M-ISOCAN – Compatible with most European, Asian, and newer domestic vehicles

What’s the feature?

J2534 and J2534-1 compliant device driver
Commercial Range (0 to +70° C)
Dimensions: 3″ x 1.75″
Cable length: 6 feet
Operating Voltage: Bus-powered by USB
Mangoose VPW supports GM TIS, SPS, TIS2WEB, and DPS flash reprogramming software
Bus Protocols
Mangoose VPW CAN/ISO 15765/GMLAN
GM Class2 (J1850VPW)

Mangoose PWM CAN/(ISO 15765

Mangoose ISO CAN/ISO 15765
KWP2000 (ISO9141 / ISO14230)

What about software?
The DrewTech Mangoose is a USB pass-thru device that utilizes the SAE J2534-1 API. What this means is that the Mangoose uses a standard communications interface to the vehicle, allowing it to work with 3rd party diagnostic applications. Different diagnostics and data logging applications supported are currently supported by the Mangoose, with more being added all of the time.
PCMScan Diagnostics and Data Logging Software
This full version of PCMScan allows viewing, charting, data logging, and playback of diagnostic data in real time. Realistic looking gauges can be moved, resized, and laid out to resemble your own dashboard. Display English or Metric units. Read stored Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs), clear the check engine light, and test emissions related systems.
PCMScan running on Mangoose ISO and Mangoose VPW
PCMScan running on Mangoose ISO(M-ISOCAN) or Mangoose VPW(M-VPWCAN) supports all ISO141 import vehicles and all CAN vehicles including all GM vehicles and many Ford, BMW, Honda, Toyota, Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Volvo, Volkswagen, and many other automaker brands. By 2008 all vehicles on the road will be CAN based and supported by the Mangoose ISO/CAN adapter.

Drew Technologies also provides an application programmer interface (DLL) for OEMs, integrators, or end-users to develop their own PassThru (SAE J2534) applications. Create your own applications in LabVIEW™,C or Visual Basic.