AutoLINK AL529HD Heavy Duty Code Reader

AutoLINK AL529HD Heavy Duty Code Reader


The Autel AL529HD is a convient and easy to use tool for service trucks and triage diagnsotics that can not only read codes on OBDII/EOBD-compatible vehicles but also on heavy-duty vehicles that use the SAE-J1939 and SAE-J1708 protocols. This makes it an essential tool for any mechanic or automotive technician. The Autel AL529HD is compatible with North American, Asian, and European vehicles – 1996 and newer. It also features the AutoVIN function for quick manufacturer-specific code identification. This scanner can easily determine the cause of the Check Engine Light / Malfunction Indicator Light, and comes with multilingual (including English, Spanish and French) menus and DTC definitions.

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  1. Compatible with Heavy Duty Vehicles utilizing SAE-J1939 and SAE-J1708 protocol
  2. Compatible with North American, Asian, and European vehicles, 1996 and newer.
  3. OBDII/EOBD compatible vehicles (ISO9141, ISO14230, ISO15765, SAE-J1850 VPW, SAE-J1850 PWM)
  4. AutoVIN function for quick manufacturer-specific code identification
  5. Reads enhanced codes in Powertrain system for Ford, GM, and Chrysler
  6. Enhanced OBDII Mode 6 access
  7. Retrieves generic (P0, P2, P3 and U0), manufacturer-specific (P1, P3 and U1) and pending codes
  8. Retrieves vehicle identification information (VIN, CALID and CVN)
  9. Easily determines the cause of the Check Engine Light/ Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)
  10. Turns off Check Engine Light, clears codes, and resets monitors
  11. Views freeze frame data
  12. Reads live PCM data stream
  13. Displays live O2 sensor test data
  14. Graphs data
  15. Reads, stores and plays back live sensor data
  16. Troubleshooter code tips aid technician in efficient vehicle diagnostics and repair.
  17. Patented One-Click Readiness Key for quick State Emissions readiness check and drive cycle verification
  18. Color-coded LEDs and built-in speaker provide visual and audible tone for readiness verification
  19. Multilingual (including English, Spanish, and French) menus and DTC definitions.
  20. Internet Updatable
  21. Prints data via Windows PC


Diagnostics Capability

  • View codes, including actual OEM flash codes
  • Access built-in troubleshooting
  • Access wiring diagrams
  • Perform bi-directional commands such as:
  • Forced DPF Regeneration
  • DPF accumulator resets
  • Injector cut-out tests
  • Change engine parameters
  • EGR valve calibrations
  • Program injectors
  • …and thousands more!


Display 2.8-inch LCD (320×240 dpi)
Connectivity USB mini 2.0 OBD II DB15
Operating Tem 0ºC to 60ºC (32ºF to 140ºF)
Storage Temp -20ºC to 70ºC (-1ºF to 158ºF)
External Power 9.0 to 28.0 V power provided via vehicle battery
183 mm (7.2″) x 91 mm (3.58″) x 33 mm (1.3″)
Weight 242 g (o.533 lb.)



Functions AL529HD AL529
Real MIL
One Touch I/M Readiness Check
View Freeze Frame Data
Read/Erase DTCs
View Vehicle Information
AutoVIN for Quick DTC definition
O2 Monitor Test
Component Test
Modules Present
Support J1939 and J1708 Protocols
Read/Erase DTCs for ABS
Read/Erase DTCs for SRS
Read/Erase DTCs for Engine
Read/Erase DTCs for Transmission
Read Enhanced Codes in Powertrain system for Ford, GM and Chrysler
AC/DC Voltage Test
Resistance Test
Diode Voltage Test
Current Test (0-20A, 0-200mA)
Starter Test
Charging System Test
Battery Test
Save and Playback Data
DTCs Help
Print Data Via Windows-baded PC
Vehicle Coverage Vehicles compatible with
OBD protocols and
J1939, J1708 protocols
Vehicles compatible
with OBD protocols


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