Autel Maxisys MS906S Review --- An Affordable Advanced Diagnostic Scanner


This future-driven MaxiSys MS906S automotive scan tool is the realization of Autel’s desire in 2022 to merge advanced hardware and powerful diagnostics into an 8” diagnostic android tablet: fully upgraded from Autel MS906; diagnostic scan tool with ECU coding, bi-directional control, 31+ special functions, OE full systems diagnostics, wireless Bluetooth VCI Mini, 10,000mAh battery, covering 99% makes and models vehicles till 2019/2020/2021. Multilingual menu; No IP restrictions.

Future-Proof Autel Scanner MS906S for One-Stop Solution

  • Allowing you to perform accurate, fast, OE-level diagnostics to meet the ever-changing needs of the market, this diagnostic tool MaxiSys MS906S is an industry-leading solution with Autel’s ambition in 2022 that aims to expand your business and maximize your efficiency for increasingly complex car maintenance work.
  •  2022 Autel New Arrivals >> the genuine Autel diagnostic scanner officially authorized from Autel; No IP restrictions.
  • Upgraded from MaxiPRO MP808>> newly-added advanced maintenance functions for productive works: Component Matching, VAG Guided Functions, Power Balance, Flash Hidden Functions, and Online Account Login Service, etc.;
  • Upgraded from MaxiPRO MP808K >> advanced ECU Coding brings more personal settings;
  • Upgraded from MaxiSYS MS906 >> more service functions (31+) with more frequent updates to support more vehicles; 4) superior hardware makes the scan tool run more smoothly.
  • OE-Level Diagnostics >> ECU Coding, Bi-directional Control (Active Test), 31+ Reset & Relearn Service Functions, All Accessible System Diagnostics, Smart AutoVIN & AutoScan, VIN Barcode Scanning, Wireless VCI Connection and see more details on page.
  • Wide Car Coverage >> 80+ car manufacturers, 140+ makes, 10,000+ models, still expanding; vehicle software updated to 2018/2019/2020/ and cover the most recent car makes & models in 2021.
  • User-Oriented Features >> ultra-long 164ft. (50m) wireless mini VCI connection; quick recognition of vehicle VIN by the rear camera; MaxiFix along with Interactive Data Logging for timely assistance.
  • Superior Hardware >> frustration-free Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS, lightning-fast Samsung Exynos 6-core processor, massive-capacity 2GB RAM & 64GB ROM, vivid 8" HD 1024*768 touchscreen, 8MP rear camera, built-in microphone & speaker, wireless VCI connection, etc.
  • Non-16pin Connectors & Cables Kit >> enable to work on non-OBDII vehicles.
  • 1-Year Updates at No Costs >> free your wallet from costly subscription fees to keep this Autel scan tool regularly updated and enhanced.
  • 13 Languages Support >> English, Traditional Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Polish, Swedish, Korean, Japanese, Russian, Italian.

What are the advanced functions of Autel MS906S?

Local-smith Level ECU Coding: Help Customize Your Vehicle Easily

The Autel scanner MS906S car diagnostic tool introduces a new step in diagnostic evolution allowing you to change preprogrammed options already existent in the car software:

  •  You can match, relearn, and code the newly installed ECU module after making repairs or replacements, providing ways for the issues of Drivability, Fuel Efficiency, Power Loss, Fault Codes, and Durability of mechanical parts.
  • You can change the market-specific settings to activate higher-level car functions and disable unneeded features, breaking limitations.

31+ Most Commonly Used Resets & Relearns

Autel has raised standards again by introducing this 2022 new MaxiSys diagnostic scanner, featuring an extensive menu of 31+ most-popular reset and relearn services to speed up maintenance, same as MS906BT/MS908/MK908; and covering 99% mainstream worldwide makes and models to help you handle almost every vehicle that enters in your workshop:

  • Oil Maintenance Light Reset: reset the oil service lamp after changing the engine oil; re-calculate the optimal oil life change interval for the engine oil maintenance being on schedule.
  • Steering Angle Reset: reset the steering angle to zero to keep the car running straight.
  • Injector Coding: write the new injector code into the car system for the correct cylinder injection quantity.
  • Electronic Parking Brake Reset: help replace and reset the brake pad.
  • ABS Bleeding: helps exhaust the air in the ABS system in an easy way.
  • Throttle Matching: initialize the throttle actuators to the default state.
  • Battery Matching: register the battery after replacement.
  • DPF Regeneration: helps remove the particulate matter to keep the trap stable.
  • Anti-theft Matching (IMMO Service): disable lost keys to prevent the car from being stolen, and add new keys. **Limited.
  • Tire Pressure Reset: reset the tire pressure.
  • Suspension Level Calibration: adjust the vehicle body height sensor for level calibration.
  • Gearbox Matching: help complete the gearbox self-learning to improve gear shifting quality. 
  • More...

Bi-Directional Controls: Active Tests

By operating this diagnostic tablet directly to send commands, you can test individual components for faults without using the vehicle’s own controls. This is great to identify malfunctioning sensors, valves, and components. Quick and precise. It won't keep you long to get test results.

  • What Is It? – A bi-directional scan tool is a device that can send and receive information to and from a vehicle’s onboard computer.
  • Also Refer As – Functional Tests, Actuator Tests, Inspection Tests, System Tests or the like. Reinitialization and reprogramming can be included in the list of bidirectional controls.
  • Who Is It For? – A must for any auto professional, whether you own a service or repair shop or are a DIY car enthusiast. An accurate and fast bi-directional diagnostic scanner is designed to smooth your workflow.
  • Coverage – Can active many vehicle-specific systems, subsystems, and components such as relays, injectors, coils, solenoids valves, and actuators.
  • Benefits – Significantly reduce the diagnostic effort and easily see if the issue is happening in the controls or within the vehicle system.

In-depth Diagnostics of All Available Systems

Unlike normal automotive obd2 scanners on the market that focus on emission-related systems issues, this diagnostic tool can get access to all available on-board electronic models and systems including Engine, Transmission, Airbag, ABS, ESP, TPMS, Immobilizer, Gateway, Steering, Radio, Air Conditioning, etc. at levels that match OEM diagnostic scanners.


can perform resets, module coding, bi-directional tests and relearns.

In-Depth Access:

retrieve the ECU information such as unit type, version numbers, and other specifications; very useful to find the matched auto part for replacement.

For Maintenance:

read & clear Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) in target systems to locate the trouble area precisely.

For Analysis:

monitor the real-time Live Data Stream displayed in diverse modes; can be created in the merged graph for easier analysis and shared as diagnostic reports for expert advice.

System Coverage:

Engines • Auto Transmission • Airbags • Immobilizer • Key Coding • ABS • Cruise Control • Instruments • Self Leveling Suspension systems • Seats • Doors • Gateway • Steering Angle • Air Suspension • Body Systems • Electronic Power Steering & Motor Assisted • Power Steering • Tire Pressure • Rain Sensors • 4WD System ...

Newly Added Advanced Functions In 2022

This Autel new-generation MaxiSys diagnostic scanner MS906S diagnostic tool for all cars is designed with technicians in mind. Professional workshops will be satisfied with the following newly-added advanced services to handle today’s increasingly complex vehicles:

Online Account Login Service:

Compatible with Volkswagen / Audi / Skoda / Seat etc.

Component Matching:

Rematch ECU (control module unit) after the replacement; compatible with Volkswagen / Audi / Skoda / Seat / Ford / Opel / Mazda / Chrysler / Jeep / Honda / Nissan / Hyundai / Kia / Subaru / Mitsubishi etc.

VAG Guided Functions:

Skip the Security Access Code & Channel Number to perform matching, calibration, and make basic settings; compatible with Volkswagen / Audi / Skoda / Seat etc.

Anti-theft IMMO Service:

Disable the lost vehicle keys and add new keys for 3.5th gen. Volkswagen / Audi / Skoda / Seat etc., and most Asian cars with low-level antitheft systems.

Power Balance:

Identify the less productive cylinder; compatible with Chrysler (Cylinder balance test) / GM / Ford etc.

Flash Hidden Functions:

Make individual modifications to improve car’s performance; compatible with Volkswagen / Audi / Skoda / Seat / Jeep (auto lock/unlock) / Fiat (seatbelt warning sounds) / Peugeot (customer personalization) / Citroen (customer personalization) / Nissan (3-time flasher setting & auto lock/unlock.

As an advanced scan tool of the Maxisys series, the Autel MS906S OBD2 diagnostic scanner never lets you down. With all the amazing features and function, it will greatly improve your work efficiency and help you win more clients.

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