Bosch Releases Version 3.8 for ADS Scan Tools

Aug. 14, 2019

Bosch Automotive Service Solutions has released software version 3.8 for the ADS 325 and ADS 625 diagnostic scan tools.

Software version 3.8 adds new coverage to a wide variety of Asian, domestic and European manufacturers and vehicles through the 2019 model year. In addition, new ADAS dynamic camera calibrations have been added to select manufacturers, as well as pre and post scan coverage for numerous models.

Highlights of the new features and coverage for both ADS 325 and 625 tools are:

  • DTCS and Live Data for 2019 model year GM, Hyundai and Kia vehicles, as well as 2018 model year Audi, BMW/Mini, Mercedes Benz and more.
  • ADAS dynamic type forward facing camera calibrations for 2019 model years GM and select Kia models, along with 2018 model year BMW/Mini, and GM vehicles.
  • Special tests for 2018-2019 model year GM, Smart, Volkswagen and more.

Additional ADS diagnostic scan tool functionality incorporated into the latest update include

  • 91 new parameters for OBD-II Mode 6 added for Hyundai and Kia.
  • New diagnostic information, including DTC circuit descriptions and DTC possible causes for 2018 model year Chrysler, Jeep, Ford and GM vehicles.

For more information on the new Bosch ADS series software update and full release notes, visit