How to Read Car Scanner Codes

How to Read Car Scanner Codes

What can a car scanner do? These “nonvolatile” memories are found in all vehicles and are very difficult to read unless you know how to use one. You can’t just plug in any old scanner and start scanning, however. You must buy a scanner that is designed for your car’s model year and make. The… Continue Reading

What Are the OBD-II Fault Codes?

What Are the OBD-II Fault Codes?

What are the OBD-II fault codes? P-codes and C/A codes are two of the most commonly encountered types. These codes represent errors in your car’s OBD-II diagnostic system. In this article, we’ll explain the differences between the two. Then, we’ll discuss how to diagnose the problem based on the code you see. And finally, we’ll… Continue Reading

OBDII Codes For Car

OBDII Codes For Car

Are you having trouble understanding the OBDII codes on your car? Here are the definitions of the most commonly encountered codes. You’ll learn how to read and clear them. Once you understand these codes, you’ll be able to use them to find the best car repair shop in town. In addition to helping you find… Continue Reading

What Are Troubleshooting Codes?

What Are Troubleshooting Codes?

Diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) are a key component of your car’s computer and are stored in your car’s ECU’s memory. You can read these codes with a car scanner. Troubleshooting codes follow a formula. Often, the first letter of the code indicates the specific part of your car that is at fault. If you suspect… Continue Reading

How to Recognize and Remove an OBD Code

How to Recognize and Remove an OBD Code

If you’ve ever experienced the frustration of trying to diagnose an OBD-II code on your car, you’re not alone. Whether you’ve gotten an annoying error message or you’re experiencing an obd code for the first time, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, you’ll learn how to recognize the symptoms of an OBD… Continue Reading

What is an OBD Scanner?

What is an OBD Scanner?

What is an OBD scanner? An OBD scanner is a diagnostic tool used by mechanics to diagnose a car’s problem. It collects information from various sensors and sends it to the Electronic Control Unit (ECU). The ECU then monitors the performance of different parts of the vehicle to determine if there are problems. An OBD… Continue Reading

How to Diagnose Ford OBD Codes

How to Diagnose Ford OBD Codes

Ford diagnostic trouble codes can be found on the 16-pin data link connector, located under the steering column. A removable cover may be required for access. The scan tool manufacturer will provide operating instructions and specific codes. There are several ways to identify and troubleshoot Ford obd codes. Here are a few common issues. If… Continue Reading

What Are Diagnostics Codes and How Accurate Are They?

What Are Diagnostics Codes and How Accurate Are They?

In this article, we’ll go over the different kinds of diagnostics codes, including the meaning of OBD-II and pending and maturing codes, and the accuracy of these code readings. We’ll also discuss when a car diagnosis is inaccurate. For instance, the code “9” indicates a transmission-related problem, while the code “8” means that a sensor… Continue Reading

EOBD and OBDII Meanings

EOBD and OBDII Meanings

If you’ve ever had a car troubleshooter call and ask you what an EOBD or an On-Board Diagnostics means, this article can help you understand the terms better. Read on to learn the definitions of the terms EOBD and On-Board Diagnostics, and how they can benefit your vehicle’s health. In this article, you’ll also learn… Continue Reading

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