TRITON-D8® is an automotive diagnostic scanner and multimeter scope tool with sophisticated functionality, advanced graphing features, an intuitive user interface and user-customizable configuration.
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Only use the manufacturer recommended battery pack.
|1.||Loosen the battery cover screw
|2.||Pull up and out on the lower edge of the battery cover to release it.|
|3.||Position the battery pack (packed separately in kit box) as shown below with the arrows facing up.|
|4.||Tilt the top of the battery in to align the tabs, then down to install into place.|
|5.||Install the battery pack cover, in the opposite manner as removal, aligning the tabs and tilting down and in, into place.|
Watch the beginning of this video for typical battery installation instructions. Opens in a new tab.
To TURN ON the diagnostic tool, press and release the Power button .
The tool will automatically turn on when either of the following occur:
|●||a live AC power supply is connected to the tool|
Never connect the AC power supply adapter, or optional power cable to the diagnostic tool when communicating with a vehicle.
|●||the Data Cable is connected to a powered vehicle data link connector (DLC)|
An optional power cable is required when testing non-OBD-II/EOBD vehicles or vehicles that do not supply power on the DLC.
Power may be supplied by any one of the following:
|●||Charged internal battery pack|
|●||Live AC power supply (charging internal battery)|
|●||The vehicle data link connector (DLC) (diagnostic tool data cable connected)|
To TURN OFF the diagnostic tool:
|1.||Exit all functions and communication with the vehicle.|
|2.||Follow all screen prompts, to exit functions.|
|3.||Press and release the Power button.|
All vehicle communication must be stopped BEFORE turning off the diagnostic tool. Never disconnect the Data Cable when the diagnostic tool is communicating with the vehicle.
Check if Wi-Fi is On and Connected
The Wi-Fi indicator is displayed in the title bar (on top) when Wi-Fi is on.
1 to 3 solid bars - Wi-Fi is on and connected to a network. Three bars indicates maximum strength signal.
Flashingwith ? - Wi-Fi is on, but not connected.
No bars - Wi-Fi is on, but no signal / out of range.
Turn Wi-Fi On and Connect to a Network
Watch this video for typical Wi-Fi connection instructions (Forward video to 5:49 time mark). Link opens in new browser tab.
= Home Screen >Tools > Settings > Configure Wi-Fi
|1.||Select the Wi-Fi power icon to turn Wi-Fi on.|
|2.||Select your network from the available networks.|
A password is required when choosing a secured (protected) network. Networks with a proxy, challenge page, or that require the user to accept terms of usage are not supported. Wi-Fi performance varies depending on your wireless network equipment and ISP. Enter the required password and press Next, or select Connect to continue.
|3.||Select OK to connect, or Forget to cancel.|
If “Not Connected” is displayed, try to reconnect or see Wi-Fi Connection / Troubleshooting for additional information.
Before you can use any of the companion Snap-on applications, you need to create a Snap-on Profile Manager account and link your diagnostic tool to it.
The Snap-on Profile Manager is where you manage all your companion Snap-on application accounts (e.g. SureTrack, Security Link, and Snap-on Cloud).
You only need to setup your Snap-on Profile once, and then you can access it anytime to add applications in the future.
If you already have a Snap-on Profile Manager account, just login using your Username and Password, then proceed to step 6 below.
|1.||Using an Internet connected device, visit https://ALTUSDRIVE.com and select Create Individual Account from the Login screen.|
|2.||Enter all the required information, create a Username and Password, then select Create.|
|3.||At the “Success” confirmation screen, select Done.|
|4.||Log in using your Username and Password.|
|5.||Answer the security questions, then select Submit.|
|6.||From Technician Profile Manager select the Device Management tab.|
|7.||Select Add Device, then enter your Serial Number, PIN, Code, and Diagnostic Device Name and select Save when done.|
The numbers and codes needed (in the step above) are found on your diagnostic tool (see image below). The device Serial Number, PIN and Code needed to register are displayed onscreen.
= Home Screen > Tools > Get Connected
|8.||Log out of Profile Manager, then select the ALTUS Home Page browser tab to get started.|
|9.||Reboot the diagnostic tool.|
For more information, see Additional Resources > Snap-on Profile Manager from the main menu of this manual.
Watch the video, then follow along with the setup steps below. Link opens in new browser tab.
For more information, see Additional Resources > Security Link from the main menu of this manual.
Currently Security Link is only compatible with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) 2018+ models. For additional reference and future coverage see snapon.com/gateway
Step 1 - Get your diagnostic tool information
If you have not already linked your diagnostic tool to your Snap-on Profile Manager account, proceed with these steps below. If you have, proceed to the next step "Step 2" below".
|1.||Connect your compatible diagnostic tool to Wi-Fi (TRITON D-10 and D-8, APOLLO D-9 and D-8, P1000, MODIS Ultra, MODIS Edge, SOLUS Edge, ETHOS Edge, and other compatible tools released after 2021).|
|2.||Select the Tools icon from the Home screen.|
|3.||Select Get Connected|
|4.||Remember the following information from this screen:|
|●||Serial Number<![CDATA[ ]]>|
|●||Pin Code<![CDATA[ ]]>|
|●||Activation Code<![CDATA[ ]]>|
Step 2 - Create an AUTOAUTH account
AutoAuth requires an annual fee payment.
|1.||Go to autoauth.com and select Register to create an account.|
|2.||Remember your Username and Password<![CDATA[ ]]>|
|3.||Check your email and verify your account.|
|4.||Login to your AUTOAUTH account and follow the link to complete your registration as a “Service Center Signup / Independent Technician Signup”.|
|5.||After entering the required information select Sign Up.|
|6.||Select Manage Tools > Add Tool, then enter your Snap-on diagnostic tool model and serial number and save the entry.|
For more information, see Additional Resources > Security Linkfrom the main menu of this manual.
Step 3 - Adding your AutoAuth Credentials to your Snap-on Profile Manager
If you do not have a Snap-on Profile Manager account, you need to create one first, see New User - Create an Individual Account
If you are already using the
|1.||If you already have a Snap-on Profile Manager account, log in and select the Device Management tab.|
|2.||(If you have not already linked your diagnostic tool to your Snap-on Profile Manager account perform this step, if you have, then proceed to the next step.) Enter your Diagnostic Tool Pin Code and Serial Number from the Get Connected screen of your tool (See "Step 1 - Get your diagnostic tool information" at the beginning of these instructions).|
|3.||Select the Security Link tab, then select Add Secure Credentials.|
|4.||Enter your AutoAuth account username and password and select Save.|
|5.||Your diagnostic tool is now linked to your AutoAuth account which allows you to connect and access the applicable secured gateways during scanner use.|
For more information, see Additional Resources > Snap-on Profile Managerfrom the main menu of this manual.
Use our online registration form to create and submit your contact information. Registering your diagnostic tool allows you to obtain warranty assistance and receive periodic messages from Snap-on about current products, features and promotions.
Register online : https://registration.snapon.com/products/us
For your safety and the safety of others, before you operate this device read and understand the Important Safety Information.