I cannot believe my eyes but on this youtube video, this guy wrote his own app on android and changes the odometer with a OBDlink MX Bluetooth OBD CAN Scanner These scanners are just one directional interfaces but I guess someone will always hack it, given the challenged.
Obd2.ca has finally the OBDLink MX Bluetooth Scan Tool. MX is also the first Bluetooth scan tool that can access SW CAN & MS CAN networks in addition to standard OBDII protocols. This OBD code reader is up to 400% faster than the closest competitor. Check it out: http://www.obd2.ca/products/obd2-bluetooth/
OBD2 standard OBD2 (or OBDII) defines a communications protocol and a standard connecter to acquire data from passenger cars. It was required by U.S. EPA on all gasoline powered cars and light duty trucks manufactured for the U.S. after 1996 to help monitor/inspect vehicle emissions. Canada required it after 1998, and a European standard (EOBD) […]
How to get better gas mileage? With today’s high gas prices, here are some tips from OBD2 blog. Here are simple tips: Go Easy on the Pedals Slow Down Leave Extras at Home Use Cruise Control (When Appropriate) Turn off the Car, when idling at read lights Check Tire Pressure Replace Spark Plugs Check Alignment […]
Car Owners Can Save Hundreds of Dollars on Auto Repairs with a OBD2 scanner. DIY, is the keyword here. How ? You purchase a OBD2 Scan Tool for under one hundred dollar. Then by utilizing tips and information on online help, automotive forums and other tools. Example, you get a check engine light code (DTC) […]
Hi, I found some new exciting software on the market for advanced obd2 diagnostics. With these programs you can read, erase and log : anti-lock braking system (ABS OBDii) supplementary restriant system (SRS OBD-ii) advanced powertrain systems like electronic transmissions, CVT (Auto OBD2) Right now theses software packages are just available for Ford, GM and […]
Hi, I was looking at a low cost solution for scanning codes and reading sensors data for a PC. I found the ELmscan5 compact for $ 80.00 shipping including at Carplugs.com . I don’t think you can find something similar at a lower price. You can find some Chinese clones on FleaBay but those are […]