[kwlug-disc] OBD-II/OBD2 Diagnostic Scanner

Nickle, Brian brian at nickle.ca
Thu Mar 6 17:16:22 EST 2014


Let me know if you find a local place. I need one of these too.
On Mar 6, 2014 3:53 PM, "Dave Cramer" <davecramer at gmail.com> wrote:

> Well that used to be a good solution. Now you can't even take an e-test
> with the light on.
>
> Unless you fix the underlying cause then of course the light will come
> back on.
>
> Dave Cramer
>
>
> On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 3:41 PM, CrankyOldBugger <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
>> I've had a few different garages hook up similar devices to my truck and
>> none of them could figure out how turn the light off, or a couple of them
>> could turn it off only to have it come back on in a week, so don't be
>> surprised if you spend money on this device and still get no further ahead.
>>
>> I'm thinking of just putting some tape over the light so I can't see it
>> anymore...  ;)
>>
>>
>>
>> On 6 March 2014 15:29, Andrew Mercer <andrew at andrewmercer.net> wrote:
>>
>>> Yeah, a lot of nice tech there, but probably way outside my price range.
>>> I basically just want to know if my engine light is on because it's the gas
>>> cap loose or something insignificant like that. I'm not interested in
>>> changing any settings or collecting data, etc.
>>>
>>> On 2014-03-06 15:14, CrankyOldBugger wrote:
>>>
>>>> I'm not a mechanic, but it seems to me that NAPA has many similar
>>>> items..
>>>>
>>>> http://www.flyertown.ca/flyers/napaautoparts-te?sf_
>>>> any=true&flyer_run_id=8474&type=1&postal_code=n0b%202n0&
>>>> store_code=3900&hide=flyer,catalogue,farmcatalogue#!/
>>>> flyers/napaautoparts-te?flyer_run_id=8474
>>>> [4]
>>>>
>>>> On 6 March 2014 15:07, John Johnson <jvj at golden.net> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>  I know of an app for an Android Smartphone called Torque.
>>>>> (I have never used the app.)
>>>>> The catch: The app is only US$5 but one needs a Bluetooth ODB-II
>>>>> dongle plugged into the vehicle's diagnostic port.
>>>>> https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.prowl.torque [2]
>>>>> JohnJ
>>>>>
>>>>> On 2014-03-06 14:52, Andrew Mercer wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>  Hi guys, I've found on Amazon an Android compatible OBD-II/OBD2
>>>>>> diagnostic scanner such as one described in this article:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/be-mechanicwith-
>>>>>> android-and-linux?page=0,0 [1]
>>>>>>
>>>>>> but if there is a place that sells them locally I'd rather get it
>>>>>> from there. Does anyone know of a place (or places) in KW that sells this
>>>>>> kind of tech?
>>>>>>
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>>>> Links:
>>>> ------
>>>> [1]
>>>>
>>>> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/be-mechanicwith-
>>>> android-and-linux?page=0,0
>>>> [2] https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.prowl.torque
>>>> [3] http://kwlug.org/mailman/listinfo/kwlug-disc_kwlug.org
>>>> [4]
>>>>
>>>> http://www.flyertown.ca/flyers/napaautoparts-te?sf_
>>>> any=true&flyer_run_id=8474&type=1&postal_
>>>> code=n0b%202n0&store_code=3900&hide=flyer,catalogue,
>>>> farmcatalogue#!/flyers/napaautoparts-te?flyer_run_id=8474<http://www.flyertown.ca/flyers/napaautoparts-te?sf_any=true&flyer_run_id=8474&type=1&postal_code=n0b%202n0&store_code=3900&hide=flyer,catalogue,farmcatalogue#!/flyers/napaautoparts-te?flyer_run_id=8474>
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>>> --
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>>> Kitchener, ON
>>>
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