Category Archives: OBD Diagnostics

How to use OBD data to discover vehicle health, optimize for better performance… or use it to find complex “hair-pulling” car issues.

What’s the Best Auto Scantool?

What’s the Best Auto Scantool?

A typical generic auto scantool is used to diagnose and detect variety of internal problems or malfunctions inside hundreds of vehicle components. This is possible because each component is monitored by sensors, which give out DTC’s (Diagnostic fault codes). These codes give you insights …Read More Continue Reading

What Does an OBD2 Scanner Actually Do?

What Does an OBD2 Scanner Actually Do?

Ever wondered what an OBD2 scanner actually does? Firstly, let’s briefly learn what On Board Diagnostics (OBD) is. All cars that were made from 1996 (in USA, 2003 in UK, 2006 in AU) to today have standardized computer systems. These systems constantly monitor emissions and electrical sensors within the …Read More Continue Reading

What Is OBD Inspection?

What Is OBD Inspection?

To be able to broadly discuss about OBD inspection, it is important to understand what OBD means and stands for. OBD on its own stands for On-Board Diagnostics which are basically on newer vehicles which have this standardized computer system, which specifically has the functions …Read More Continue Reading

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