Car Diagnostics Blog
Mode 8 - The bidirectional controls in OBD2
OBD2 was designed mainly for read-only diagnostics. Yet, it has a few bi-directional controls. Test routines defined in Mode 8 are an example of these.
How does lambda affect fuel consumption?
The engine fuel rate parameter ($5E) is supported only by rather new OBD2 compliant cars. The engine gives real-time data on how it’s consuming fuel with this parameter. But don’t worry even if your car do...
How OBDII helps you when buying a used car
Purchasing a used car can be a tedious process. The chances that you make a good deal might not be so good. However, if you succeed in it, you can save a lot of money and trouble. Read more about how OBD Auto Doctor assi...
What to do when Malfunction Indicator Light illuminates?
People usually get interested in the On-Board Diagnostics when the Malfunction Indicator Light illuminates on the dashboard of their cars. The Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) is also known as the Check Engine Light. Th...