Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) is the use of a combination of hardware and software to obtain crash or other event data from the Event Data Recorder (EDR) in a passenger vehicle's Airbag Control Module (ACM).
We have the necessary equipment and training to obtain this data using one of the following EDR Tools
Bosch CDR Tool
Hyundai/Kia EDR Tools
Tesla EDR Tool
Current Bosch Software
Click here to download the current version of the software on the Bosch Diagnostics web site.
This software can be used as a read-only version. This will allow you to open Bosch CDR electronic files as well as look at information about vehicle coverage in the Bosch CDR Software Help File.
Current Tesla Software
The video link on the right shows the overall process of uploading a Tesla EDR file, waiting for the translation, and getting the PDF file.
Click here to download the current version of the software on the Tesla web site.
In order to upload a file for translation you will need to create an account.
Owner's Manual List
Click here to download a printable manufacturer list with direct links to download owner's manuals.
Please visit our Upcoming Events section regarding our next CDR Technician Courses and other other scheduled training.
Supported Vehicle Lookup & Coverage List
Click here to use the Crash Data Group Supported Vehicle Lookup tool. We are no longer providing direct access to the current vehicle coverage list, but it is available on the Bosch web site under the Documents section here.
Crash Data Retrieval Services
Mr. boots is a trained Bosch CDR Technician & Analyst.
Mr. Boots has been a certified instructor and has been certifying and training other individuals as CDR Technicians (formerly Level I & II) for over 15 years.
He also has attended additional specialized training to trouble-shoot communication problems and obtain data in situations where other technicians might not be able to.
He co-instructed the CDR Technician: Train the Trainer Certification Course from 2012-2020 instructing qualified and experienced CDR Data Analysts to train others to the CDR Technician Level.
Please use the contact link andprovide information which includes the year, make, and model of the vehicle; preferably the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Also please include the location of the vehicle. With that information we will be able to provide you with an estimate.
Kent E. Boots & Associates
P.O. Box 3085 Auburn, CA 95604 Voice:(916)770-9475 Fax: (916)290-0418