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.

How to Buy and Use VAGCOM

How to Buy and Use VAGCOM

VAG COM is a diagnostics kit for your car that you can use to identify any issues that your vehicle may be having and quickly get your car up and running again. This way you can make your own repairs rather than going to a mechanic and you can keep tabs on the status of… Continue Reading

Why Is My Check Engine Light Flashing?

Why Is My Check Engine Light Flashing?

Driving your vehicle, and suddenly the check engine light comes on; what everybody does in this situation is, get panic. You will start wondering what went wrong with your car and secretly pray for the issue to be small. The problem seems a lot bigger if you are stuck somewhere a mechanic cannot be easily… Continue Reading

Picking Out The Best OBD2 Scanner

Picking Out The Best OBD2 Scanner

There are a lot of automotive tools that you can pick up today. Many of them are going to help you figure out minor issues with your car, and others are going to help you maintain a solid work rate with your vehicle. Amidst the different tools that you may want to look into is… Continue Reading

9 Best Auto Scanner OBD2 Scanners for Car Owners

9 Best Auto Scanner OBD2 Scanners for Car Owners

What Is an OBD2 Scanner? Based on the specifications of the Society of Automotive Engineers, Onboard Diagnostics II (OBD2) is a standard system for computers onboard trucks and cars for reporting and self-diagnostics. OBD2 scanners allow access to data from all models produced since 1996 (depending on country). The reason being, they use the same… Continue Reading

Good Reasons to Use the ELM327 USB Car Scanner

Good Reasons to Use the ELM327 USB Car Scanner

The ELM327 USB car scanner is a premium OBD2 scanning tool used by thousands of individuals including motorists, mechanics and other motoring experts. This tool is able to quickly detect a huge number of faults in a car and suggest repairs through a laptop or similar device. When you’re considering what scanning tool to purchase,… Continue Reading

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