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How to Install and Activate CDA 6 for Chrysler Diagnostic Application

How to Install and Activate CDA 6 for Chrysler Diagnostic Application

CDA 6 is a special diagnostic software for cars of Chrysler Group. It allows you to access programming, read and clear diagnostic trouble codes, change settings in your car, and more. CDA 6 works with the following original interfaces: wiTECH VCI Pod, StarSCAN, StarMOBILE. It may also work with third-party interfaces from Vector Hardware: CANcardX, CANcardXL, CANcaseXL, CANcardXLe, CANboardXL[^4^].

In this article, we will show you how to install and activate CDA 6 for Chrysler Diagnostic Application. You will need a compatible OBD interface, a laptop with Windows XP or later, and an internet connection.


Step 1: Download CDA 6

You can download CDA 6 from the following link: After purchase, you will receive a license code and a download link. Save the file to your computer and unzip it.

Step 2: Install CDA 6

Run the setup.exe file and follow the instructions on the screen. Choose the language and the destination folder for the installation. When the installation is complete, restart your computer.

Step 3: Activate CDA 6

Launch CDA 6 from the desktop shortcut or the start menu. You will see a window asking you to enter your license code. Enter the code you received after purchase and click OK. The software will connect to the server and activate your license. You will see a message confirming that your license is activated.

Step 4: Connect to your car

Plug your OBD interface into the OBD2 port of your car. The port is usually located under the dashboard on the driver's side. Connect the other end of the interface to your laptop via USB or Bluetooth. Turn on the ignition of your car but do not start the engine.

In CDA 6, click on the Connect button and select your interface from the list. The software will scan your car and display the available modules. You can now access programming, diagnostics, configuration, and other functions of CDA 6.


CDA 6 is a powerful tool for Chrysler owners and technicians. It can help you diagnose problems, customize features, update software, and more. To use CDA 6, you need to install and activate it on your laptop and connect it to your car with an OBD interface. We hope this article has helped you understand how to install and activate CDA 6 for Chrysler Diagnostic Application.


Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about CDA 6 and Chrysler Diagnostic Application.

What is the difference between CDA 6 and wiTECH?

CDA 6 and wiTECH are both diagnostic software for Chrysler vehicles. However, CDA 6 is an older version that works with wiTECH VCI Pod, StarSCAN, and StarMOBILE interfaces. wiTECH is a newer version that works with wiTECH Micropod 2 interface. CDA 6 can access some features that wiTECH cannot, such as changing VIN in PCM or adding SKIM codes. However, wiTECH can access some newer models and features that CDA 6 cannot, such as security gateway module bypass or advanced diagnostics.

How to update CDA 6?

CDA 6 does not have an automatic update function. You need to download the latest version from the website and install it manually. You can check the website for new updates periodically. You do not need to activate the software again after updating.

How to troubleshoot CDA 6?

If you encounter any problems with CDA 6, such as connection errors, license errors, or function errors, you can try the following steps:

  • Make sure your OBD interface is compatible with CDA 6 and works properly.

  • Make sure your laptop meets the system requirements and has a stable internet connection.

  • Make sure your car is compatible with CDA 6 and has the ignition on but the engine off.

  • Make sure your license code is valid and activated.

  • Make sure you have the latest version of CDA 6 installed.

  • Restart your laptop and your car and try again.

  • Contact the customer service or technical support for further assistance.



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