How to Retrieve an OBD2 Code Without a Scan Gauge?

Answer 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 »

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How to Retrieve an OBD2 Code?

Find out if your engine's computer has any stored error codes by retrieving them with an OBD2 scanner. The OBD2 code system was designed to make error codes universal and easily accessible. Scanner... Read More »

About the OBD2 Auto Emission Scan Tool?

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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When Should a Code Be Cleared on an OBD2 Vehicle?

On-Board Diagnostic trouble codes trigger a vehicle's "service engine soon" light. Clearing a trouble code should only be done once the needed repair work has been completed.