Review: TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT OBD2 Scanner Bluetooth Wireless Diagnostic Tool

By | July 16, 2021

Review TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT OBD2 Scanner Wireless Diagnostic Tool

The TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT is a professional wireless OBDII scan tool built with many features and options.
Review TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT OBD2 Scanner Bluetooth Wireless Diagnostic Tool Overview
It uses a Bluetooth VCI OBDII Dongle to communicate with the scan tool, making it highly portable.

This makes it a good option for watching real-time data from anywhere within the range of 33 feet.

The ArtiDiag800BT also has many other very nice features, such as a touchscreen, one-click updates over WiFi, and almost every vehicle module.

*This unit was sent to me to review with my honest opinion and results below.
Specifications

  • Android 10
  • Touchscreen
  • 8GB Storage
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • WiFi
  • VCI OBDII Dongle
  • One-Click Updates
  • Gear Box Reset
  • Coolant Bleeding
  • Injector Coding
  • EVAP Test
  • BCM (Body Control Module) Test
  • ABS (Anti-lock Brakes) Diagnoses
  • SRS (Airbag) Scan
  • Screen Shot and Record
  • Live Data Stream
  • IMMO Key Anti-Theft Matching

TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT Overview
The package comes with the TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT Scan Tool, Carry Case, VCI Bluetooth Dongle, Power Cable, and User Manual.
Review TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT OBD2 Scanner Bluetooth Wireless Diagnostic Tool All

The unit feels very solid with a rubbery coating to help adsorb any falls.
TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT Overview

At the top behind a waterproofing tab is a Type-C Power Plug and a USB connector.
TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT Overview 2

On the bottom is the Bluetooth VCI Dongle which slides in and out on needed.
TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT Overview 3

First Start and Activation
First start and Activation
Powering on the unit, it will go through a quick setup of Language, WiFi, and Activation.

The unit requires being registered with an email and password along with an Activation Code that is included in the package.
TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT OBD2 Scanner Bluetooth Wireless Diagnostic Tool Activation

The serial number and activation code are on the paper labeled Password Letter.
Review TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT OBD2 Scanner Bluetooth Wireless Diagnostic Tool Pass
Once activated, the unit is ready to be used.

Menu Options

The menu has options for Scan, OBD, Maintenance & Service, Art folder, Repair Info, Set up, and Update.
Review TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT OBD2 Scanner Bluetooth Wireless Diagnostic Tool Menu

Pulling down from the top of the screen will give options for screen brightness as well as screenshots and video.
Review TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT OBD2 Scanner Bluetooth Wireless Diagnostic Tool Menu 2

The Scan section has a long list of vehicle manufacturers and models to choose from.
TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT Menu Scan

The Maintenance & Service section has options for AF (Air Fuel), ABS (Bleed), SCR Ad-Blue, AFS, Airbag, BMS, Brake, Coolant, DPF, EGR, Gear, Box, IMMO, Injector, Nox Sensor, Odometer, TPMS, Transport,Tire, and Window,
TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT Menu OBD

TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT Updates
Updates are downloaded over WiFi and are quick and easy to install with one-click.

The AD800BT is also listed as having a lifetime of free upgrades with no yearly fee.

The Upgradable Software section has many modules that can be downloaded and installed.
Review TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT OBD2 Scanner Bluetooth Wireless Diagnostic Tool Update 2
The Upgraded software section has a list of all the available updates.

Scanning for OBDII Codes and Errors

The first step to scan for error codes is to plug in the VCI Dongle into the vehicle’s OBDII port.
TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT Scanning for OBDII Codes and Errors
Almost all OBDII ports are located under the dashboard.

The ArtiDiag800BT will do a full system scan of the vehicle, testing each module for an error.
TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT Scanning for OBDII Codes and Errors 2

When it is done testing, it will each display each section that has passed with a green check-mark.
TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT Scanning for OBDII Codes and Errors 3
If something has an error, it will display it in red and show what the problem is.

There are many options available, from live data to reading and clearing codes.

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Summary
The TOPDON ArtiDiag800BT is a very good OBDII scan tool with many features and options to fix almost any car or truck.

From ABS (Brakes) to SRS (Airbag) to Coolant, DPF, EGR, Gear, Box, IMMO, Injector information, the ArtiDiag800BT can do many tasks.

The Bluetooth wireless dongle allow a user to read data form anywhere around the car and not be stuck in the passenger seat with a cable.

With the many options, I plan to do much more testing to see what it can do.

I am still testing the unit so far with good results and will update if anything changes.

As always, be sure to read the reviews on Amazon, forums, or elsewhere to be sure a unit is a good fit for you.

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