OBDII FAQ

What does my Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) mean? Each DTC indicates the type of fault and the area of the OBD-ii and power train/emission control system where the fault is located. When a problem occurs which may cause the vehicles emissions to exceed applicable standards, the OBD-ii system identifies the failure with a specific DTC,…

OBD-II Codes Frequently asked Questions

1.    How do I check which Protocol I need? It is possible to check which protocol your vehicle is using by checking the OBD2 connector on the vehicle. ISO: Must have pin 7 and pin 15 in use. PWM: Must have pin 2 and pin 10 in use. VPW: Must have pin 2 in use….

How to Setup Mercedes-Benz key with AK500+ with SKC?

The steps to make new Mercedes Benz key with AK500+ with SKC: -Remove EIS -Desolder CPU 1 from EIS -Read data from EIS – CPU 1 -Save -Close AK500+ -Open SKC Calculator -Download the bin file -Select keys for calculating result -Calculate keys (About 7-10 minutes) -Close SKC Calculator -Open AK500+ again -Click Step 4…

How to Use Auto OBD-II Tools to Monitor Your Car?

The Super Slim ELM 327 USB OBD-ii can be connected with your car’s computer to monitor the status of the car. It can be used in the monitoring of various data such as Exact Throttle Position, Rate of the Air Flow, Load Value Calculation, Temperature of the coolant, RPM of the Engine, Fuel Pressure, Intake Air Temperature, Pressure…

HOW DO I KNOW IF MY CAR IS COVERED BY WARRANTY?

Federal law requires that the emission control systems on 1995 and newer model year vehicles be warranted for a minimum of two years or 24,000 miles. Warranty coverage for the on-board computer and catalytic converter (only) is extended to eight years or 80,000 miles for these same vehicles. Many automakers provide extended warranty coverage beyond…