Not only that, this feed feature also comes with a playback option in order to retrieve past collected data, providing you more insight on the interconnected issues that might be happening to your car. I wish it came with a case though but for the price i will find a case for it. Currently the support ends with Windows 7. Enhanced Autoscanner This Updated Enhanced Auto Scanner Codeconnect, Trilingual, Obd Ii, Can And Expanded Abs Coverage Scan Tool Will Revolutionize The Way You Fix Your Vehicle. I have a friend who is a professional mechanic and he has a snapon scanner that cost several times as much and the actron has almost all of the same features- at least almost any feature that most home mechanics would ever need. Not only does it capture and analyze data like other scan tools, but it also can help you prioritize troubleshooting with access to the most probable solution based on top reported fixes specific to the vehicle s make, model, year and engine.
I read that it's a little advanced and hard to navigate but maybe because i'm used to the older mechanic oriented ones it seems pretty straight forward to me. Another code it read that the old one didn't was the open fuel level circuit. The rating for this book is very good. Anonymous, Colorado It works well for me. In most instances, most of its enabling feature helps the user experience a hassle free coding process.
The third item said there was a small leak in my evap system, or something like that. The picture showing the cable might make it look like it is a little short, but it is actually about 5 to 6 feet long. There are quite a few cool things you can do with this software. AutoScanner Plus will indicate on the screen which codes have the CodeConnect details available. A number of questions have been asked here. Anonymous, Nevada I purchased this to diagnose a used vehicle, that i bought, and had some minor issues.
Is this scanner able to do updates? There's no other way i would have known that. Yes, you can be able to see real time live data with this little gadget even when you are driving your vehicle. The CodeConnect information takes vehicle repairs to another level for do-it-yourselfers and technicians alike. They reveal the codes to help you diagnose the problem. It is rather user in the same manner in which the other Actron scan machines are used.
Additional features include live engine data, graph live data, freeze frame data, drive cycle mode, print functionality and much more. You can't really test if it's 20% weaker than its supposed to be. It works for cars manufactured from 1996 through 2010. Wide user scope- with over 4. Wow, first time in probably 2-3 years, and after who knows how many techs have looked at it.
Built with durable chrome-plated contact leads for wear and corrosion resistance and a specially designed abs plastic insulating body for easy insertion and extraction into the fuse socket. The live data and freeze frame functions work well. It can be used even in remote places where there is no power. Component Locator for text-based descriptions that indicate where the vehicle component is located. With the ability to capture and analyze the coded data, the scan tool is further enabled to be able to inform the user of what needs to be done urgently and what can wait. But at that point i was ready to wash up and call it a day.
The CodeConnect information takes vehicle repairs to another level for Do-It-Yourselfers and Technicians alike. From the data that you have gathered you will then be able to make a detailed diagnosis of your car so you may have it fixed or better yet a do it yourself car fix. Comes with a solid 1-year warranty. That May Matter To Some People. I keep them in a drawer with my other electronic automotive tools and if i won't need it for a while, i remove the batteries.
This scan tool will automatically turn off on its own if it has inactivity for a period of time and if it is powered by the internal battery. Click the below picture to check out its current lowest price. A vehicle not supporting an on-board system is identified by a message that is displayed when selected. So i did what only other choice i had, go to actron's website and see if it would work for me. So far i have used this on a variety of vehicles and have not had any problems. I took the scanner out and tried it on my 2000 mitsubishi, my 2008 ford and my f250 diesel. I recently took my 2004 dodge ram 1500 to the dealership for recall work the airbags were gonna kill me apparently and i knew i had an engine light issue that had been nagging for a long time.
Does it include a carrying case? I plugged it in under the dash and used the auto detect feature which pulled up 2004 dodge ram 5. Remove Batteries and Prop- erly Discard. I didn't think too much of it the check engine light because i had it looked at by a mechanic who said he checked it out and cleared it. It is suitable both for advanced automotive do-it-yourselfers diyers and automotive professionals alike. The primary reason that you are buying an auto scanner is to be able to pinpoint and troubleshoot what is exactly wrong with your car, right? In the process had to change out that oil-gobbed air filter, also changed the oil and oil filter while i was at it.
Can be used in the testing of cooling fans, electric fuel pumps, power window motors, electric doors, lamps, relays, wiring harnesses, radios, cd players and stereo power lines and any component or module wired or connected to the car or vehicle's fuse box. Do not start the engine. I took delivery on my actron yesterday, spent that evening reading the manual and connecting to the internet to try and update my programing. It recommends you to remove the batteries when you are not using this tool for an extend period of time to prevent battery leakage and damaging the compartment. This device will revolutionize the way that you fix your car, and it takes the guesswork out of auto tuning and repair.