How to Install and Use DiagBox for Peugeot and Citroen
DiagBox is a diagnostic and repair software for Peugeot and Citroen vehicles. It allows you to access various functions such as reading and clearing fault codes, performing tests and adaptations, coding and programming, and more. DiagBox is compatible with Lexia 3 interface, which is a device that connects your car to your computer via OBD2 port.
In this article, we will show you how to install and use DiagBox for Peugeot and Citroen. We will also provide some tips and troubleshooting steps in case you encounter any problems.
How to Install DiagBox
To install DiagBox, you will need the following:
A Windows PC (Vista, 7, 8, or 10) with at least 6.2 GB of free disk space
A Lexia 3 interface with USB cable and OBD2 cable
A DiagBox license and installer file (you can purchase them online from reliable sellers)
A stable internet connection
Follow these steps to install DiagBox:
Download the DiagBox installer file from the link provided by the seller. It should be a single file with a size of about 1.6 GB.
Extract the file using WinRAR or any other software that can handle RAR files. You should get a folder named "Setup Drivers DiagBox".
Open the folder and run the file named "Setup Drivers.exe" as administrator. This will install the drivers for your Lexia 3 interface.
Connect your Lexia 3 interface to your PC via USB cable. Wait for the drivers to be installed automatically. You should see a green icon in the system tray indicating that the interface is connected.
Run the file named "DiagBox.exe" as administrator. This will launch the DiagBox software.
Enter the license code provided by the seller when prompted. This will activate your DiagBox software.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process. You may need to restart your PC after the installation.
How to Use DiagBox
To use DiagBox, you will need the following:
A Windows PC with DiagBox software installed
A Lexia 3 interface connected to your PC via USB cable
A Peugeot or Citroen vehicle with OBD2 port
Follow these steps to use DiagBox:
Connect your Lexia 3 interface to your vehicle's OBD2 port using the OBD2 cable. The OBD2 port is usually located under the dashboard on the driver's side.
Turn on the ignition of your vehicle, but do not start the engine.
Run the DiagBox software on your PC as administrator.
Select your vehicle's make, model, year, and engine type from the drop-down menus.
Select the function you want to perform from the menu on the left side of the screen. For example, you can select "Faults" to read and clear fault codes, or "Global Test" to perform a comprehensive scan of all systems.
Follow the on-screen instructions to perform the selected function. You may need to enter some information or confirm some actions during the process.
When you are done, exit the DiagBox software and disconnect your Lexia 3 interface from your vehicle and PC.
Tips and Troubleshooting
Here are some tips and troubleshooting steps to help you use DiagBox more effectively:
Make sure your PC meets the minimum requirements for running DiagBox software. You can check them in [the installation guide].
Make sure your internet connection is stable during the installation and activation of DiagBox software. If you lose connection, you may need to restart the process.
Make sure your Lexia 3 interface is genuine and compatible with DiagBox software. Some cheap clones may not work properly or cause damage to your vehicle or PC.
Make sure your Lexia 3 interface is connected securely to your PC and vehicle. Check if the cables are in good condition and not loose or damaged.
Make sure your vehicle's battery is fully charged and the ignition is on. If the battery is low or the ignition is off, the communication between the Lexia 3 interface and the vehicle may be interrupted or corrupted.
Make sure you select the correct vehicle information in the DiagBox software. If you select the wrong make, model, year, or engine type, the DiagBox software may not be able to communicate with your vehicle or perform the desired function.
If you encounter any error messages or problems while using DiagBox software, you can refer to [the official website] of Peugeot or Citroen for more information and support. You can also contact the seller of your DiagBox license and installer file for assistance.
We hope this article has helped you install and use DiagBox for Peugeot and Citroen. If you have any questions or feedback, please feel free to leave a comment below.