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SOLUS Edge Training Module 8

Applies To: SOLUS Edge™

Global OBD-II, The Ten Modes of OBD-II



Welcome to Snap-on Training Solutions. This module is designed to help you get the most out of your SOLUS Edge diagnostic tool, and covers the use of the previous vehicle ID list and the saved data function.

SOLUS Edge Home Screen

The Previous Vehicles and Data functions help you to quickly configure the diagnostic tool to the identity of a previously tested vehicle, and to access your saved data files. From the home screen, select the Previous Vehicles and Data icon.

Previous Vehicles & Data Menu

A menu of options opens. Let’s select Vehicle History.

Previous Vehicle ID

Vehicle History

The tool saves the identification of the last twenty-five vehicles tested, so there is no need to go through the complete vehicle identification sequence when performing an after-repair test. Let’s select the Chevrolet Tahoe.

Current Vehicle Identification

Once there are twenty five vehicles saved, the oldest vehicle record is deleted when a new vehicle is identified. We can now select continue to confirm the vehicle we have chosen from the history list.

Scanner Main Menu

The menu shows us the functions available in the tool for the selected vehicle. In this example, we see the scanner main menu. Now select the back icon to return to the Vehicle History.

Vehicle History List – Honda Civic

Vehicle History List 2

Vehicle History List – Honda Civic

Scroll down to see more options or select a different vehicle. Let’s select the 2008 Honda Civic.

OK to Confirm Honda Civic – SOLUS Edge

Select OK to confirm the vehicle selection

System List

We see the complete system list for this vehicle.Simply select the system you want to access codes, live data, functional tests or troubleshooter tips. 

View Saved Data

Select an Action – View Saved Data

Selecting View Saved Data opens a list of all the data movies and screen images that are stored in memory.

View Saved Data List 1

Saved files are listed in chronological order by the date and time they were created with the most recent files at the top of the list. The vehicle ID is also shown in the menu. And the file name is on the right.

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Saved files can be opened directly on the diagnostic tool. Or they can be viewed by connecting to a computer or using the ShopStream Connect application available at no charge.

Screen capture images have extension BMP, JPG or PNG.

View Saved Data List 2

Saved Scanner movies have filename extension SCM. Let’s select a scanner data file from the list of saved files.

The file opens and displays saved data. The toolbar arrow buttons are used to step forward and backward.

Delete Saved Data

Data files and screen images are saved on the removable micro SD card in the tool. The tool software is also on this card. To delete a saved file select Delete Saved Data from the menu.

Delete Saved File – File List

Delete Saved File – File List 1 checked file

Select the check box for one or more files you wish to delete. Or use the Select/Deselect All icon to clear all saved data files at once. Select the delete icon.

Delete Saved Data - OK

Then select OK to confirm the deletion. Or select cancel to exit without deleting the files.

Last Updated: July 22, 2020

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