Eleven years ago, Drew Technologies created the first J2534 tool in the world. Since that time we have gained more J2534 experience than any other company. CarDAQ-M is an evolutionary MODULAR J2534 tool that can easily be upgraded as automotive repair technology changes.

The CarDAQ-M offers a wide range capabilities to help you grow your business and  retain customers including:

  • Module Programming
  • Diagnostic Functions
  • Key programming
  • Data monitoring

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How it Works

CarDAQ-M is sold as a kit that is J2534-1 and J2534-2 compliant. This kit is a complete service tool and will support J2534-1 and EURO 5 OEM diagnostics and reprogramming applications. The technician can purchase upgrade modules at any time to keep up to date or add more protocols to the tool.

J2534 Kit Upgrade Modules

CarDAQ-M Double Unit


Includes two modules: J2534-1 and J2534-2
Features J2534-1 support for all makes/models
Support for J2534 features on Ford, GM, Honda, and VW vehicles
The complete and upgradable J2534 solution for technicians

CarDAQ-M expansion Module

Add extra CAN channels in the future
Add extra K-Line channels in the future
Add wireless connectivity in the future


  • CarDAQ-M is a high performanceJ2534-1 product for reprogramming. Use the OEM's software to do J2534 reprogramming with ALL makes.

  • CarDAQ-M offers extra J2534-2 support that expands reprogramming beyond just Engine/Trans support for Ford, GM, Toyota, Volvo, BMW, and some others.

  • Technicians can use CarDAQ-M for Security Key systems/programming on Ford, GM, and Toyota vehicles.



  • Using the OEM's own software, CarDAQ-M can do factory diagnostics with BMW ISTA, GM GDS2 & Tech2Win, Honda HDS, Toyota Techstream,  Volskwagen/Audi ODIS and Volvo VIDA.

  • As J2534 continues to grow, the number of OEM’s offering a factory diagnostic solution will also grow. 


Technical Support

  • Drew Tech offers free telephone and email support for all of its J2534 products. When you need help, call on our experts that use and support reprogramming every day.

  • In addition to live Tech support, Drew Tech offers its users videos, FAQs, support aids, and other online technical support thru the J2534 Tool Box included with each CarDAQ-M.


Technical Specs

J2534- Kit Mega CAN Expansion Module Mega K-Line Expansion Module Future Expansion Modules
CarDAQ-M Double Unit CarDAQ-M Mega CAN CarDAQ-M Mega K-Line CarDAQ-M Future Module
  • Bus Protocols
    • CAN Bus (capable of ISO 15765, GMLAN, J1939, and ISO14229)
    • 2nd CAN (Dual or Single Wire)
    • Ford SCP (J1850PWM)
    • GM Class2 (J1850VPW)
    • KWP2000 (ISO9141/14230)
    • Chrysler SCI (J2610)
    • Honda Diag H
  • PC Interfaces
    • USB
  • Other
    • Ground pin 9
  • Operating System Compatibility
    • The CarDAQ M Supports Windows 2000, XP, Vista (32/64-bit), and Windows 7 (32/64-bit)
    • Consult OE website for thier PC requirements.
  • Product Specifications
    • Operating voltage: 7 – 26 Volts
    • Size: 1.25”H x 7.5”D x 5.25”W
    • Operating Temperature: Commercial Range (0 to +70 C)
    • ISO22900 Compliant for GM’s Tech2WIN software



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K / L Line

1-3, 6-15

Potential Future Modules:

13 CAN Channels
Flex Ray
802.11 WiFi

 Additional Learning Resources

Research LINK

What is SAE J2534

Drew Technologies : Introduction

What is the history of J2534

Drew Technologies: Why was J2534 created

Why do you need J2534

Drew Technologies: Why you need J2534

Return on Investment

Drew Technologies: Return on Investment

Why Pick Drew Technologies

Drew Technologies: Why Pick Drew Tech

Training available

Drew Technologies: Training

Complete article on using J2534

Drew Technologies: J2534 Primer



Help Center

Drew Technologies: Help Center

Reflash and installation videos

Drew Technologies: Video Page

List of OEM applications and cost

Drew Technologies: OEM Applications

Module reflash compatibility by OEM

Drew Technologies: Compatibility by OEM


Install Video

Print Materials

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CarDAQ-M Brochure CarDAQM Magazine


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The CarDAQ-M Kit includes a J2534-1 and J2534-2 Module, J1962 vehicle cable, USB cable, CD, and user's manual. This kit is everything a Technician needs for J2534 reprogramming today.

CarDAQ-M Kit Price: $1895.00

BMW Cable Kit - Includes the 20 pin and 7-8 adapters for connection to BMW vehicles (Add $80.00)
Optional MEGA-CAN add-on. Adds 1 CAN Channel for future vehicles. (Add $399.00)
Optional MEGA-KLINE add-on. Adds 1 K/L line on any OBD pin for future vehicles (Add $399.00)