Check Engine Light

January 15, 2018
Which Is Better Between OBD2 Wifi Vs Bluetooth

So if you have ever had a check engine light come on on your car, then you or someone else has probably used an OBD2 scanner to check the code to figure out the issue. Sometime that issue might have just been something simple such as a sensor needing rest, but other times it may […]

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January 10, 2018
What Should You Do When OBD2 Monitors Not Ready To Test?

If you live in an area that requires emission checks, then you may have encountered a reading that says test not ready or something along those lines. This could have caused you some headaches when you went to the DMV or state testing area. This is because you have to go back at a different […]

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January 6, 2018
Code Reader Vs Scan Tool. Which Do You Need?

At some point in life while driving a car you are bound to have a check engine light come on. The check engine light comes on for all kinds of reasons, and it is important when it comes on to check it and find out what it means. To check it you can either use […]

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December 13, 2017
Why Is My ABS Or Traction Control Light On? What Should You Do?

What are you supposed to do when the ABS and/or traction control light comes on? This is one of the more confusing dashboard lights because it often turns off shortly after turning on. For instance, maybe you hit a patch of snow or ice and slid momentarily. In this case, there isn’t anything to worry […]

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December 9, 2017
What Should You Do When P0420 Code Display On OBD2 Scanner?

A confusing and often stressful result that comes from an OBD reading is the dreaded p0420 code. For those of you in Colorado, Washington, or a handful of other states, the number ‘420’ typically brings something more pleasant to mind, but this one has something to do with the catalyst system in your car. Here, […]

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November 7, 2017
Check Engine Light Is On But No Codes- What Should You Do?

Have a Check Engine light on with no code? There are a number of reasons that this may be happening. From mechanical to computer to outdated equipment, there are still plenty of ways to see why the light came on, what the actual issue is, and what needs to be done to fix it. Let’s […]

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October 31, 2017
What Are The Differences Between OBD1 And OBD2? [Infographic]

The original concept was so simple. The auto industry throught, ‘Why don’t we create a diagnostic scanning device that can monitor the different parts of a car?’ With that, OBD scanners were born. Over the years they have evolved to meet different regulations and test varying parts of the car, both remotely and from within. […]

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October 25, 2017
Should I Buy The Innova 3160e Or Innova 3160g?

Today we’re going to take a look at two of the most popular Innova 3160 models – the Innova 3160g and the Innova 3160e. Check Engine with Innova 3160e or 3160g There isn’t a lot of great information on the internet about the two diagnostic scanners, so we wanted to compile a list of similarities […]

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September 27, 2017
Why’s My Check Engine Light Blinking And What Should We Do?

It’s a common thing. You’re driving down the road when all of a sudden, that little orange or yellow light pops on that says “Check Engine.” This causes a quick panic- ‘Why is my check engine light on?’ and you then hurry to the destination hoping that the car won’t break down on the way. […]

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