Autel TS501 / TS501K Reviews - TPMS Diagnostic Tool
Autel is one of the most popular brands manufacturing system diagnostic tools. Its products are reliable and highly durable as well. However, due to the massive options, users can often get confused. Ok, then I will show reviews about Autel TS501 and TS501K from different functions.
What're different between Autel TS501 and TS501K?
Autel MaxiTPMS TS501 and Autel MaxiTPMS TS501K are equipped with the same functions in TPMS Services. The difference between them is TS501K comes with 8pcs MX-Sensors. (3pcs 433MHZ MX-Sensor (2 pcs in metal valve stem and 1pcs in rubber valve stem) + 5pcs 315MHZ MX-Sensor (4pcs metal valve stem and 1pcs rubber valve stem).)
Detailed review about Autel TS501 or TS501K
1. Autel MaxiTPMS TS501 is known to be quick and accurate. It uses wireless technology and is easy to use. This tool can diagnose TPMS problems like a pro and also perform other functions such as activating and reprogramming TPMS sensors. Moreover, you can use it to turn off vehicle tpms warning lights.
2. TS501 / TS501K review as a Basic Code Reader:
This sets them apart from other TPMS tools as you can use this device to read, clear, and reset TPMS light.
The device displays information in the form of graphs that makes it easier to read and understand data. You can use the tool to measure the efficiency of your vehicle.
Plus, it can perform smog tests to help you know if your car meets the emission requirements or not. (Note: This is an extra function of the tool.)
3.TS501 / TS501K review on Detailed Diagnosis:
Other than reading and clearing TPMS codes, this device can activate and reprogram sensors, relearn ECU, and read sensor data. Moreover, you can use it to check battery condition, temperature, and tire pressure.
Just like the previous tool, this one also offers four programming methods including (1) Auto Create (2) Manual Create (3) Copy by OBD and(4) Copy by Activation.
It also uses 125 KHz modulated or continuous wave signals to activate sensors. The unit can receive both 315 MHz and 433 MHz signals.
4. TS501 / TS501K review on Updates:
Thess tools also come with free updates designed to improve features and coverage. The upgrades will cost $170 after the first year (the amount may change).
The software is easy to update. Use the USB port to connect the tool to your computer, and download updates from the official site. Here’s a quick guide on how to perform updates.
5.TS501 / TS501K review on Coverage
Support all devices that offer TPMS functionality including foreign and domestic cars. However, it only works with Autel scanners.
6.TS501 / TS501K review Easy to Use & Durable:
You will have no difficulty in using these devices. You will get step-by-step instructions on-screen to follow. Plus, navigation is intuitive. Besides, they use the same ergonomic design as the previous model. The unit is durable and comes in a rubber protective boot and stable housing.
7. About Accessories:
Autel TS501 / TS501K PROS & CONS overview: