• Which OBD-II protocol is supported by vehicle?

    All cars and light trucks built for sale in the United States after 1996 are required to be OBDII compliant. The European Union adopted a similar law in 2000 for gasoline-powered vehicles, and in 2003 for cars with diesel engines. An OBD-II compliant vehicle can use any of the five communication protocols: J1850 PWM and VPW, ISO9141, ISO14230 (also known as Keyword Protocol 2000), and more rece..

  • OBD-II Acronyms and Jargon

    AFC - Air Flow Control ALDL - Assembly Line Diagnostic Link. Former name for GM (only) Data Link Connector, the connector socket into which the scan tool plug is inserted; sometimes used to refer to any pre-OBD II computer signals CAN - Controller Area Network CARB - California Air Resources Board CFI - Central Fuel Injection (a.k.a. Throttle Body Fuel Injection TBI)

  • Does my car support OBD-II standard?

    OBD-II standard is supported by the vehicles: U.S. since 1996 European since 2003 (diesel since 2004) Japanize since 2005 Unfortunately, other cars are not complied with the OBD-II standard. But, you may see some hints that may help to identify your car.

  • Does My Car Have OBD-II?

    All cars and light trucks built and sold in the United States after January 1, 1996 were required to be OBD II equipped. In general, this means all 1996 model year cars and light trucks are compliant, even if built in late 1995.

  • OBD-II Background

    On-Board Diagnostic systems are in most cars and light trucks on the road today. During the '70s and early 1980's manufacturers started using electronic means to control engine functions and diagnose engine problems. This was primarily to meet EPA emission standards. Through the years on-board diagnostic systems have become more sophisticated. OBD-II, a new standard introduced in the mid-'90s, pro..

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