What is OBD and OBDII Codes and How to Use Them on Your Smartphone?

What is OBD and OBDII Codes and How to Use Them on Your Smartphone?

If you’re confused about what OBD and On-Board Diagnostics (OBDII) codes mean and what they do for your car, this article will help you understand them. Also, you’ll learn about the ports that support this technology, and how to use them on your Android smartphone. Regardless of your specific situation, you’ll find these codes and… Continue Reading

Which OBDII Scanner is Right For You?

Which OBDII Scanner is Right For You?

If you’re in the market for an OBDII scanner, you may be wondering which device is right for you. Here we’ll take a look at the Intey ob11 scanner, the Foxwell NT301, and the Autel AutoLink AL539 to see what these devices have to offer. All three devices are highly recommended for any auto repair… Continue Reading

Understanding Check Engine Fault Codes

Understanding Check Engine Fault Codes

When your car shows a Check Engine Light (CHECK ENGINE LIGHT), you can find out what the cause is by deciphering the codes. The codes are made up of letters and numbers, with the first three being single digits from 0 to 3 and the fourth and fifth digits together. The fourth and fifth digits… Continue Reading

Clearing Your Car’s OBD Codes

Clearing Your Car’s OBD Codes

If you are having problems with your vehicle, you may want to try clearing your car’s OBD2 codes. You can find a list of the most common codes by going to the DTC Codes page. If you don’t know what a DTC code is, you can always use the Search Bar to find out more.… Continue Reading

The Benefits of OBDII DTCS

The Benefits of OBDII DTCS

If you’re new to car tech, you’ve likely heard of OBDII and DTCS systems. However, what is this new technology? Basically, it’s a system that allows your car to self-diagnose and report on its condition. These systems can provide both you and your mechanic with valuable information about the health of your vehicle. For example,… Continue Reading

How to Read OBD Codes For Cars

How to Read OBD Codes For Cars

If you own a car, the first thing that you should do is to know how to read the OBD (On-Board Diagnostics) codes. There are many different codes you can look for. Some of them are generic and some are manufacturer specific. In this article, you will learn how to read each type of code.… Continue Reading

How to Interpret Diagnostic Codes For Cars

How to Interpret Diagnostic Codes For Cars

The first step to solving the problem of a car with a diagnostic code is to locate the malfunctioning system. An OBD system will produce a code, which is a combination of numbers and letters. With modern vehicles, the codes can have hundreds of different combinations. Here’s how to find and interpret the code that… Continue Reading

Automotive Diagnostic Codes

Automotive Diagnostic Codes

You may have a vehicle with a code that appears on your dashboard. This could be a warning for a major problem, but how do you interpret these codes? This article discusses the difference between Manufacturer-specific and Generic codes, as well as what they mean. In addition, we’ll look at some common causes for automotive… Continue Reading

What is OBD on a Car?

What is OBD on a Car?

What is OBD on a car? The acronym stands for on-board diagnostics. The OBD port protocol was designed to provide diagnostic data in real-time, including standardized trouble codes. These codes enable the car’s computer to identify malfunctions quickly. The following article will explain what OBD means, how it works, and why it’s important. It will… Continue Reading

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