Mopar Diagnostic Pod Unavailable for Aftermarket Purchase

Sean Owner/Technician North Carolina Posted   Latest  
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NASTF
Tooling
2021 Jeep Gladiator Sport 3.6L (G ERC) 6-spd (AL6)

What repair are you unable to perform?

Unable to purchase The new Mopar Diagnostic Pod (MDP) as an aftermarket. Required for the 2021 WL Chassis / Platform that the current Micropod2 does not support. 

What information are you having trouble obtaining?

Diagnostic hardware

What steps have you taken to obtain the information you need?

More than I should have needed without any luck. Even called the helpdesk for tool purchases on the dealer side but ultimately ended with the MDP is unavailable for aftermarket purchase. 

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Donny Manager
Colorado
Donny Update
 

I will contact them. We presented this in a NASTF/Stellantis meeting yesterday 4/15. Do not have a detailed response yet.

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Sean Owner/Technician
North Carolina
Sean
 

Ok, thank you! I know I’m not the only one in the aftermarket wanting to get this new tool to continue providing the best services to my customer.

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Brandon Owner/Technician
Nevada
Brandon
 

Be aware that they are also making shops sign up for AutoAuth for permission to access their CAN network with their new Security Gateway Module (SGM). I haven't quite figured it out yet, but I came across it today through Tech Authority. etools​.​org/FCA-Secure-Gat… There are some tools that are part of the program already. Ones that are not part of the program have to request their…

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Sean Owner/Technician
North Carolina
Sean
 

Yes Sir, Been registered with auto auth since just about the beginning, it’s required for aftermarket tools on late model FCA vehicles.

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Brandon Owner/Technician
Nevada
Brandon
 

Oh, good to know. I haven't encountered it, until now. I feel better with my choice to sign up with your confirmation of being familiar with it. Thank you.

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Bradley Owner/Technician
Illinois
Bradley
 

Donny, question… I assume there is a new protocol that the old micropod 2 does not have that has been add to the new MDP for 2021 and newer vehicles but what about the after market tools like cardaq3+. Are those able to work on the 2021 WL chassis or are we stuck waiting for a MDP?

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