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Old 05-10-2015, 08:49 AM
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Connection via vin

I cannot connect to my car via vin....it is greyed out and no matter what i do or try to troubleshoot it doesn't light up? To establish connection, my car and laptop are connected and I have a 169.254 address and the yellow warning on the network connection. My car is turned all the way on, could that be the issue?
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Old 05-10-2015, 09:20 AM
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I cannot connect to my car via vin....it is greyed out and no matter what i do or try to troubleshoot it doesn't light up? To establish connection, my car and laptop are connected and I have a 169.254 address and the yellow warning on the network connection. My car is turned all the way on, could that be the issue?
Car should be turned on, so that is not the issue.

Do you have connection targets showing in the connection window?
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Old 05-10-2015, 09:48 AM
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Like f10 f20 f10 direct etc? If so yes
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Old 05-10-2015, 09:51 AM
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Like f10 f20 f10 direct etc? If so yes
And is Firewall and all Anti Virus programs disabled?
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Old 05-10-2015, 09:57 AM
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Yes and yes
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Old 05-10-2015, 09:58 AM
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I'm gonna shut the firewall service off and try that as well so it's completely stopped
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Old 05-10-2015, 09:59 AM
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Yes and yes
Try Resetting Network Adapter (Winsock Reset):

Click on the Start button then Programs->Accessories and click on Command Prompt.
Press Ctrl-Shift-Enter keyboard shortcut to run Command Prompt as Administrator.
Type "netsh winsock reset" then press Enter. Once it’s complete, you’ll see the message “Winsock reset completed successfully”.
Type "ipconfig /release" then press Enter.
Type "ipconfig /renew" then press Enter.
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Old 05-10-2015, 10:06 AM
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Will do I just wonder if it's the cable too....got it off eBay seems pretty legit and it's a nice cable just not sure what the wiring looks like.
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Old 05-10-2015, 02:31 PM
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This is the cable. http://m.ebay.com/itm/EFILIVE-EFI-LI...-/201034541852
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Old 05-10-2015, 02:58 PM
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Will do I just wonder if it's the cable too....got it off eBay seems pretty legit and it's a nice cable just not sure what the wiring looks like.
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That is an EFILive Cable not an ENET Cable. I doubt the Pinout is the same.

This is what you need:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/OBD2-ENET-Et...135320&vxp=mtr
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Old 05-10-2015, 03:55 PM
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Dang it...guess this is why you shouldn't buy stuff late at night ....
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Old 05-10-2015, 03:57 PM
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Dang it...guess this is why you shouldn't buy stuff late at night ....
At least it was only twenty bucks.
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Old 05-10-2015, 04:47 PM
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Well good news the seller is letting me return it for refund and will be sending me an enet cable which I just ordered.
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Old 05-10-2015, 04:52 PM
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Well good news the seller is letting me return it for refund and will be sending me an enet cable which I just ordered.
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Old 05-12-2015, 03:32 AM
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Try reconnect battery
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