How to Use a Scan Tool?

Answer 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 »

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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 the Genisys Scan Tool?

The Genisys Scan Tool is a vehicle code reader. When a problem arises, the engine computer sends an alert code that illuminates the "Check Engine" light for the driver. To find out what is causing ... Read More »

How to Connect My Scan Tool?

Vehicles are equipped with an internal computer module. When a component begins to fail within your vehicle, the computer sends a code to illuminate the "Check Engine" light on the instrument panel... Read More »

What Automotive Scan Tool Should I Get?

Deciding on the right scan tool for your automotive repair needs depends largely upon what the scan tool will be used for. Will you be performing diagnostic repair services at work? Perhaps the sca... Read More »