[Diy_efi] OBD II cable "
n5xmt at bellsouth.net
Fri May 6 13:12:21 CDT 2005
You have to have the software that is made for the specific cable you use...
Nothing is a pin to pin connection, it all takes hardware in the cable to
translate the OBD-II protocols to Serial...
Has a great setup, inexpensive and software is always free.
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> [mailto:diy_efi-bounces at diy-efi.org] On Behalf Of MATOSINHO
> Sent: Friday, May 06, 2005 8:03 AM
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> Subject: [Diy_efi] OBD II cable "
> This is the first time I write to the diy-efi forum asking
> for help. As my english is far from brilliant and I am not an
> skilfull engineer (only studying my second course) I had
> decided to make one of the OBDII scan that "scan-tool" sells.
> Unfortunately it didn't work but I didn't care because
> everything was OK with my '03 VW Golf. For some reason she
> started to fail when starting, a couple of weeks ago and
> there is a funny array in the on-board computer.
> So my question is is there any downloadable (free or very cheap if
> possible) that allows me to read the error codes using an OBD
> II cable connected directly to my personal laptop???.
> I would be very gratefur if any help was be recieved.
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