OBD-II is the latest industry standard, which was introduced on 1996 vehicle models. As a result, It provides monitoring of nearly all engine controls.
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- Dash Warning Lights-What Do They Mean
- Variable valve timing (VVT) Generic OBD II Fault Codes
- What can cause your check engine light to come on?
- OBD Codes-The Check Engine Light Is Only The Messenger
- Engine Damage-How To Stay Ahead of Costly Repairs
- Excessive Fuel Consumption – Common Causes And Cures
- P0001-P0099 – Fuel & Air Metering – Auxiliary Emission Controls
- P0100-P0199 – Fuel and Air Metering
- P0200-P0299 – Fuel and Air Metering (Injector Circuit)
- Fuel Injectors – Will Usually Only Fail In One Of Three Ways
- P0300-P0399 – Ignition System or Misfire
- P0400-P0499 – Auxiliary Emissions Controls
- P0500-P0599 – Vehicle Speed Controls and Idle Control System
The most useful part of OBD to most drivers is the ability to read information from the vehicle. You can read trouble codes, and even monitor real-time statistics such as RPM, vehicle speed, etc. There are a variety of different devices on the market ranging from basic code scanners to advanced displays.