How to make Rheingold work ok with K+Dcan cable

Rheingold with K+Dcan cable cannot regonize cars (SOLVED)

As we all know, BMW K+Dcan interface can work good with INPA software. But what about Rheingold? Here, find a good way to make Rheingold work ok with K+Dcan cable. Put it here for sharing.


This is a customer solution, so is not responsible for this. Experienced skills are required here, or you would be at risks to have a try.

Backgroud info:

The customer did with KDCAN cable from China. It worked good with INPA on vmware xp sp3 and saw connected car (BMW E39). But when he tried to use Rheingold,it cannot see/ recoginizethe car.

PCB of this cable looks that:

k+dcan-inpa-pcb-1 k+dcan-inpa-pcb-2

Useful solution by he tried:

In Rheingold, he clicked on the wrench key logo (settings), then clicked on VCI Config and selected the first option as shown here:

The adapter was only bridging pins 7 and 8, so he was advised to go ahead and solder them together as shown here:


And after soldering, it works !!!Rheingold and K+Dcan cable can recogined and diagnose BMW E39.

This is from OBD2 Diagnostic Tool website technical support