About the OBD2 Auto Emission Scan Tool?

Answer All passenger vehicles sold in the United States since the 1996 model year are equipped with an on-board diagnostic system known as OBD2, or OBD II. By using a special tool called an OBD2 scanner, ... Read More »

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The Best Auto Scan Tool?

It's always just another fine day when your car breaks down. The annoying "check engine" indication lamp goes on, and you are sitting there wondering what's wrong now. There are several ways to go ... Read More »

How to Retrieve an OBD2 Code Without a Scan Gauge?

OBD2 trouble codes are part of a troubleshooting system that helps you track down the source of your engine's problems. For example, if the engine's computer recognizes a malfunction during operati... Read More »

What Is a DRB-III Scan Tool?

A DRB-III Scan Tool is an expensive device that, in conjunction with the electronics on a number of automobiles, may be able to diagnose a variety of problems that may be plaguing your vehicle.

How to Use a Scan Tool?

Automotive scan tools are used to diagnose the engine and can plug into the standardized socket on most cars and trucks manufactured after 1980. Using a scan tool can save many hours of headache in... Read More »