OBD-II - OBD Stands For On-Board Diagnostics Codes
OBD-II – OBD Stands For On-Board Diagnostics Codes

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.