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Questions tagged [obd-ii]

On-Board Diagnostics-II (OBD-II). Questions usually involve scan tools, their use and their compatibility, as well as how to interpret Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs).

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Are all OBD current data available on the CAN-BUS without request?

I am analyzing the CAN-BUS data from my motorcycle. I logged all the CAN-BUS traffic. One time with an ELM327 adapter connected and one time without. I am searching for the value of the Intake air ...
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Accelerator pedal position D and E sensors on OBDII

When monitoring vehicle data via OBDII port, I see that i have accelerator pedal position D and E. What are these and can I calculate overall pedal position from them? Thank you
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Ford mondeo mk3, obd not connecting to computer

I have an Ford mondeo mk3 where the air con isn't working and there is no voltage to the pressure sensors. So I was going to look for error codes. However when I connected the obd it can't connect to ...
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VW Golf Mk7 TSI Electronic Stabilty Control (ESC) error light on

I have a VW Golf Mk7 TSI Comfortline 1.4. My ESC error light is on, though I've had no recent work done on the car. I have taken the battery out and sent the car to a super service technician who ...
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OBDII Code P0348: Camshaft Position Sensor A

Last night, the check engine light went on on my 2006 Toyota Tacoma with 152K miles. When I got home, I plugged in my OBDII code reader and got Does this mean I just need to replace one of my ...
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How to completely eliminate the reverse beep on a 2012 Prius

I followed these instructions (same as described in method 3 of a wikiHow page) to "disable" the reverse beep on my 2012 Prius using a bluetooth OBD2 adapter and a mobile app to connect to it. Type: ...
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P0340 code, even after camshaft sensor replacement [Solved]

I drive a 2004 Honda Civic ex coupe manual with ABS, engine code D17A2 (SOHC, Vtec) I was driving my car and slowly revved up to 7krpm (smart, I realize) and suddenly my car lost power until 3500rpm ...
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How to limit speed through software?

Given an adapter which gives raw access to the obd bus and a computer with real time scheduling, how to limit the speed of the car through RTLinux or Android ? The point is to never go faster than ...
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OBD2 VW Passat 3.BG build year 2002 - Connection Problems

Since two month I'm owner of a VW Passat 3.BG (Build year 2002, 1.6l, Benzin) and since my last drive the malfunction indicator light is on. Therefore, I thought about using an OBD2-Wifi Adapter to ...
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Which wires provide keep alive power to the PCM in 2012 Ford Escape?

I have code P1633 - as far as I've check all the fuses in the power distribution (engine fuse) box have continuity - I don't know how to test relays? Next up I want to check where the harness plugs ...
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ODB key pairing tools allow for easy theft - technical necessity or manufacturing decision

My 2014 Landrover Discovery 4 was stolen when they picked the lock and paired a new key with it using the ODB port. As it is keyless start, that is all they needed to drive it away. I still have both ...
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Ways to maintain the ᴍɪʟ disabled on a 2007 Yaris Volkswagen scandal like…

Well it’s a strange problem after taking the cheapest repair shop of the city where currently anything is not from me yet : engine speed is unstable after 70℃ on gasoline and 55℃ on ʟᴘɢ mode and air ...
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Long start then Check Engine Light On

I have a 2009 Honda Accord with about 150k miles on it. Over the last couple weeks I noticed the crank time getting slightly longer then today it took a really long time before turning over and now ...
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Engine lean issues

Vehicle is a 2006 Ford Courier, started having hesitation/loss of power after fill up at a gas station that I'd never been to before. I depend on it for transport so I'm forced to still drive it, ...
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What’s C3103 error code does means for my car?

I have error code C3103 which reappear randomly every 30km to 50km. But absolutely no description attached beside C means chassis. What does it means and what’s the additional steps to diagnoze ?
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Where is the injector circuit on a 2007 Toyota Yaris?

I have the PO201 error code which appears randomly every 30Km to 50 Km. The issue sounds possible as the car ran 2000Km with a damaged spark in cylinder 1 before repair. However, they are no circuits ...
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OBD2 device that connects over cellular data?

I'm looking to monitor any and all stats of my vehicle. Are there any OBD devices that connect remotely over cellular data, and come with a nice phone app? I'd like to be able to monitor the car from ...
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How does a typical OBD communication start?

I'm trying to understand how, at the level of SID (Service Identifier) ​​and PID (Parameter Identifier), a communication must start between an external scan tool and any vehicle ECU (Electronic ...
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Can an OBD2 device be used to limit vehicle speed?

Is it possible? And if so, which OBD2 device can do it?
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Bluetooth OBD-ii hardwire question

I am looking to hardwire in a bluetooth OBD-II scanner into my car (2013 Subaru Impreza WRX) so that I can display gauges on my phone with Torque Pro. My car has a CAN-H and CAN-L in the radio ...
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2010 Equinox Engine Code Mystery

I just replaced the proverbial intake and exhaust solenoids on my 2010 Equinox LT. After driving it around running errands for a bit, the check engine light came on. It threw 2 codes. P0420 and P0420 ...
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Where I can find Specific PIDs list for Hyundai Motor and Mitsubishi Motor? [closed]

I am looking for specific PIDs for Hyundai and Mitsubishi vehicles. Can you tell where I can find Specific PIDs list for Hyundai Motor and Mitsubishi Motor?
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How to calculate accurate fuel consumption for Diesel engine by using OBD data? [duplicate]

Can you recommend formula for calculating fuel consumption using OBD data for diesel engine? I find a article(http://www.windmill.co.uk/obdii.pdf) about fuel calculation using vehicle speed and MAF(...
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Which wire to cut from OBD2 connector to prevent theft of a Mini Cooper S?

Just bought a Mini Cooper S convertible 2013 and read about the way thieves steal cars nowadays: by copying the key via the OBD2 connector. There are several (expensive) solutions for this out there, ...
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Could the OBD2 connector be used to switch gears?

What the title says, could I use an OBD2 code to control gear shifts in an automatic car? For example send an OBD2 code via a microcomputer like the Raspberry Pi. The car in question is a 2008 BMW e60 ...
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Can 2 devices plugged in obd port cause problem?

I'm newbye in this area, so I apologize in advance if I will ask something stupid. Shortly, I'm writing a software on top of connected cars that means that we are going to decorate and package data ...
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Re-wiring OBD port

I was reading online about thieves 'hacking' the OBD2 port on push button start vehicles and there seems to be little discussion around OBD2 port locks or moving OBD ports. I was wondering if any has ...
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Mapping VW DTCs from a scantool to the raw data obtained

I scanned a VW Golf TDI 2015 using a scantool (at a workshop) and it gave the following 2 codes - Engine module: P0103 - Mass Air Flow (MAF) (G70): Signal too High Instrument cluster module: ...
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ELM327 — how to read parameters

I got the ELM327 adapter and downloaded the carscanner app. It really did help understand some problems my 2016 rav4 was having lately. But I'm not sure how to interpret some of the parameters, i.e ...
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OBD GPS device stopped working?

I own an Indian version i20 and plugged in an OBD device (zyme pro) to track the car. It worked great for 2 days however i went to motor shop for seat covers and reverse camera and suddenly the GPS ...
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Isuzu D-max 3.0 2009 port OBDII

I'm not a mechanic or anything, but I'm too curious. I live in Colombia and I have a vehicle that is marketed here as Chevrolet Isuzu D-max 3.0 model 2009 (diesel engine) I know that my vehicle has ...
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Calculating fuel flow rate through obd || sensor not supporting 015E and 0110 commands

I have been working on a project where i want to calulate fuel flow rate using data from the obd2 sensor. The car on which i was testing didn't support the pid 015E which is for fuel flow rate. Then i ...
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Interfacing with CAN bus

I am looking to write an application in C# and use both ARM based computers and x86 based computers. My question here is when using a J1939 to DB9 cable, do I need a specialized interface for the CAN ...
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how do i put a mileage 'block' on the obd11 connector?

how do I stop my vehicles data from being transmitted to the obd11 connector under the dash, is there a single pin that can be removed/disconnected that will do this? (VW new beetle 2001)
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To run a new ODB-II line from car computer

I bought a used Toyota Camry 2010 sometime in August. I noticed that there is no OBD-II port in the car. I have checked everywhere in the driver side and even passenger side. I noticed the car was ...
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Nagging P0430 (and now a pending P0420 too!) 2004 Lexus ES330

I've got a 2004 ES330 (2nd owner) with roughly 315,000. We didn't pay much for the car in 2012 with 164,000 miles. So, i've never gone overboard in maintenance of it. A year ago, when it was time for ...
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How difficult is it to collect obd commands ?Will it be different for different brands?

OBD is something very interesting I found these days.Thanks to this repo https://github.com/pires/obd-java-api & wikipedia which provides the basic information of PIDs.But there is a lot of ...
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On Board Diagnostics-II for Electric Vehicles

I'm learning about OBDII, and I'm wondering whether it is valid on EV's too. According to Wikipedia's PIDs article, the Service 01 PID 51 (or Fuel Type) has a value 8 that means that the fuel type ...
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After querying RPM and fuel, OBDII is lighting all my dashboard lights

I'm using OBDII and after querying the rpm and the fuel, all the light in my dash board is lighting. How do I need to query the car? Why might this have happened?
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Where is OBD port location

Where is the OBD II port on a Honda Civic 2012 located? A picture would be good. Thanks.
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Is FMS data more reliable and plentiful than OBD data?

Im looking into both OBD and FMS. I have read that FMS provides more data, yet obd seems to have much more PIDs available? Is this correct or am i missing something. Thank you
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Flashing O/D (OverDrive) light — Where is the code?

I'm working on a 2007 Ford Mustang. The O/D light is flashing and the transmission has some rough shift transitions. When I use OBDII to read the codes, there are no faults found, no faults in ...
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IAT reading higher than ambient temp. Is that normal?

My car's engine comes with a Bosch hot film airflow mass meter. The probe inside the sensor's body features both the actual airflow sensor and what looks like a thermistor. I'm telling you that ...
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How frequently can I poll OBDII monitor codes?

I'm interested in realtime information for the MONITOR_VVT_B1 and MONITOR_MISFIRE_CYLINDER_(1|2|...) monitor codes. I would poll them about once a second, maybe slightly more frequent. Is it ...
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What's the relationship between CAN identifier and ECU in OBD-II standard

Scenario When getting car datasets constructed by logging CAN traffic via the OBD-II port from a real vehicle for the intrusion detection, I've got the some CAN frame with 11-bit CAN identifier, for ...
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2001 Nissan Xterra drivability

2001 Nissan Xterra SE, 3.3L V6, automatic, 2WD, towing package, 150k miles Some history, perhaps useful: I bought this vehicle from a friend a few months ago. Vehicle was in good shape for its ...
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Proton Jumbuck ECU code retention

Anyone know if it's possible to clear fault codes from a Jumbuck's (my brother's) ECU by disconnecting the battery and if so, how long it needs to be off power. We've found 2 codes for the O2 sensors, ...
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Weird OBD2 error on newer Honda models

We are using an OBD device (https://freematics.com/products/freematics-one-plus/) for some research work. We tested on several cars like Honda 2006, Subaru 2018, VW Golf 2013, Mercedes GLK 2017, etc. ...
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OBD2 not communicating

Long story shortened... I have a 00 GMC Sierra, 4.3 v6 SE Stepside. I back probed the wrong plug wire on the BCM using the wrong method (test light rookie mistake, DMM only...got it, lol). The ...
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Can I use a BMW round 20 pin to OBD II adapter with a OBD II scanner?

I'm looking to buy an e30 or e36 BMW and 99% of those don't have an OBD II port because they were made prior to 1996 but they all have the BMW round 20 pin I believe. I came across this adapter:and I ...