OBD Scan Tools - Automotive Diagnostics

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  WELCOME TO SOFTWARE FOR CARS - What is OBD? Diagnostic Scan Tools 

OBD - what is OBD? In the early seventies, the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) introduced a new policy that mandated the use of on board diagnostics (OBD) for vehicles driven in the USA. Similar requirements were also introduced by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). This led to the development of new technologies that allowed mechanics and service technicians to monitor almost all aspects of vehicle performance on instruments hooked up to data ports on cars. OBD II replaced OBD I in the mid-nineties with more sophisticated monitoring systems and OBD III is on the horizon.

Known in the trade as a 'scan tool', at first these OBD systems were expensive and generally cost effective only for dealers and mechanics that were using them everyday. scan tool software made in the USA The newest generation of OBD scan tools has arrived, providing the ability to view the data can be fed to your local desktop PC or laptop via the serial port. You can order your own complete OBD scan tool solution, for under $60 - see below ... made in the USA!EASE OBD software scan tool for cars gets the 'top 20' award 1999

When your MIL lamp (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) stays on after you start your vehicle (also known as 'Check Engine' light) and you get a 'service engine' message, this is the tool you need. With these tools, you can reset the light and fetch the DTC's (Data Trouble Codes) from your car to help get a head start on understanding what the problem might be. If you need additional help understanding what could be at fault, our online OBD Clinic is available anytime for further consultation.

You can check out other products,  but at under $60, you won't find a better buy than the Actron anywhere - no computer required!

Actron PocketScan OBD II Code Reader  
First Time Diagnostic Tool Buyers will find the PocketScan Code Reader is the Right-Sized Tool - at the Right Price, under $60! PocketScan Code Reader CP9125 is an easy-to-use tool for
Actron PocketScan OBD II Code Reader novice and light-to-moderate DIY customers. It enables the user to read OBD II diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) from the on-board computers of 1996 and newer cars and light trucks. This gives the user the ability to quickly determine the cause of the "Check Engine" light coming on. Once repairs are made - the PocketScan allows the user to clear the trouble codes and turn off the light. Reads and erases Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) and turns off check engine light. Enables user to quickly and easily link to their vehicle Compact tool - fits in your palm. Includes CD software that contains an additional 3,000+ Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) and their descriptions. Tool is updateable - accommodating future vehicles. Attached OBD II 16-pin connector cable provides both data and power connections. 1 year warranty, assembled in the USA. To learn more, click for more details about the Actron PocketScan OBD II Code Reader


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