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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...
Scantool Garage Open
Hello all DIYers, I’m glad to announce the Scantool Garage open! Welcome to follow the development of our scan tool software, increase your knowledge in the automotive field, and begin your own passage from a journ...