Mini ELM327 Bluetooth scanner test drive on Volvo C30 T5

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my model:

Volvo C30 T5

i used:

SAMSUNG Android

ELM327 interface for $7.99

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Things i did:

First, plug in ELM327 under the dash on the drivers side

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pair it with my SAMSUNG phone

Pairing is very simple… The phone will search for the unit.. Then when it finds it, press it and start the pairing process.

start the APP

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go to read “RealTime Information”

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slide the page

Detailed information here like fuel pressure, speed, MAF, Timing ADV…

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Slide..

Revs & power highest value and lowest value

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then slide again

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Slide..

Emission readiness s/DTC

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slide to read vacuum

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back to the main interface

go to read fault codes

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result: no fault codes stored in ECU

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back to the main interface

go to read adapter status information

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ELM327 test drive

It’s real-time data

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So, it seems that i worried about it too much. Received the ELM327 unit for 2 weeks and no issues so far. Cheap things cannot stand for bad quality. Biased opinion should be get rid of!!

XTOOL iOBD2 work fine on Focus 2010  

Write this review in a hurry and sorry for my screenshots, without too many skills. But i hope this can helps someone need mini OBDII scanner with Apple products, iPhone or iPad.

This is iOBD2 scanner i got from site here:

http://www.uobdii.com/wholesale/iobd2-diagnostic-tool.html

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Nearly $55 with free shipping.

Connect to the OBD port under the dashboard

Open the Settings on Apple iPAD

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Choose network- iOBD2

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Read the Static

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Open the iOBD2 application

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I use iobd2 3.1 version interface

Main menu includes: connection, diagnosis, my dashboard, performance test, settings, history

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Connection–> via WIFI

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Finish vehicle information, my model: Ford Focus 2010 2.5L petrol

 

Connection complete

 

Then i first read Vehicle information

Turn the key on and ignition off.

VIN, Calibration ID, Calibration ID Number display

 

go to my dashboard

Focus dashboard here

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What iOBD2 app display

Idle mode

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Cruise mode

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Sport mode

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Customer mode

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Then go to diagnosis

Diagnostic function list

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Choose trouble code, no trouble codes but pending codes there: P0420

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Clear trouble codes

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Back to read live data

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Here i read live data of O2S B1, S2

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Back to do O2 sensor test

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Both Bank 1 sensor 1 and bank 1 sensor 2 not supported!

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Back to freeze frame, no freeze frame data exist!

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Go to On board monitor test

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Test on Exhaust gas sensor monitor b1s1

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Test on Exhaust gas sensor monitor b1s2

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Choose Settings->system unit

 

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That’s all what i did with the iOBD2 interface on Focus!

 

(thanks Farid Louma to write this review. Many thanks)

NitroOBD2 Chip Tuning Box Different Vehicle Tested

This is the test¬†uobd2¬†did for¬†Nitroobd2 chip tuning box¬†working on vehicles— ISUZU, TOYOTA, NISSAN, Mazda.

Some tested report:

Used Nitroobd2 performance chip tuning tool to set up the fluid flow around the box

When it is plugged into OBD2 connector, NitroOBD2 receives the information from the car computer ECU. With the received data from ECU, NitroOBD2 adjusts the boost pressure, quantity of fuel, injection timing and pressure to increase the performance of your car.

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Installed Nitroobd2 tuning box the Fortuner¬†diesel hot stick and then see the results good drivers speeding driver hit economy does not escalate into it…¬†nitro-toyota¬†nitro-toyota-2

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NitroOBD2 tool worked on Nissan for light throttle acceleration.

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Installed NitroObd2 box on the Mazda 3, then press the accelerator gently up to 207 km/h

After driving 200 km road total, NitroOBD2 adjusts itself to the car, according to the drivers’ habits and always keeps remaping the ECU to increase the performance of engine.

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Above is some of vehicles we tested, and uobd2 factory will go to test NitroOBD2 device on more vehicles.

Tested conclusion:

‚ÄúNitroOBD2 Chip Tuning Box is very easy to use.‚ÄĚ

Plug NitroOBD2 into OBD2 connector of your car. And turn the ignition on for 30 seconds. And Turn the engine on. NitroOBD2 settings are optimal and the best for your car. Even the parameters are different for each vehicle, there might not be a need to make an additional adjustment. NitroOBD2 will recognize your vehicle and your driving habits after around 200 km/150 miles driving, and then NitroOBD2 adjusts itself to match your car perfectly.

NitroOBD2 Chip Tuning Box works on the basis of changing the signal form ECU. As a consequence, it changes the whole injection map.

The main difference between NitroOBD2 Chip Tuning Box and Remapping tuning methods is that NitroOBD2 Chip Tuning Box is easily removable, and after unplug you go back to the factory settings. EcoOBD2 is the cheap and safe type of tuning. Remapping is a permanent change to your car. This is the expensive tuning and you cannot remove it.

NitroOBD2 is equipped with the engine protection function and 100% safe for your car engine. NitroOBD2 produced on the printed circuit board in SMD technology. NitroOBD2 Chip Tuning Boxes are high quality.

Resources: https://www.facebook.com/nitroobd2shop

Plug and Drive NitroOBD2 Performance Chip Tuning Box for Diesel Cars

NitroOBD2 works based OBD2 protocols as remaping the Car’s computer ECU. After driving 200 km road total, NitroOBD2 adjusts itself to the car, according to the drivers’ habits and always keeps remaping the ECU to increase the performance of engine.
Plug and Drive NitroOBD2
What does NitroOBD2 make?
According to your driving habits, ¬†NitroOBD2 makes new map in the car’s computer ECU to increase the performance of your car. As you driving much more KM/Mile, it renews the map. Thus it keeps the vehicle’s power and torque increasing.
What is NitroOBD2 Chip Tuning Box?
NitroOBD2 is a Chip Tuning Box which can be plugged into OBD2 connector of your car to increase the performance of your car.
When it plugged into OBD2 connector, NitroOBD2 receives the information from the car computer ECU. With the received data from ECU, NitroOBD2 adjusts the boost pressure, quantity of fuel, injection timing and pressure to increase the performance of your car.
NitroOBD2 Chip Tuning Box does not exceed the manufacturer requirements. It works only within the tolerance of the engine.
NitroOBD2 finds out the hidden power of your car. NitroOBD2 does not damage the engine and the car computer ECU or not cause any negative effects to the car factory setting.
NitroOBD2 does not change any of the settings permanently. To turn back to the car’s original settings, just unplug NitroOBD2 from OBD2 connector.
NitroOBD2 Chip Tuning Box finds out the hidden power of your car.
– Up to 35% more power
– Up to 25 % more torque
NitroOBD2 Chip Tuning Box is very easy to use
Plug NitroOBD2 into OBD2 connector of your car. And turn the ignition on for 30 seconds. And Turn the engine on. NitroOBD2 settings are optimal and the best for your car. Even the parameters are different for each vehicle, there might not be a need to make an additional adjustment. NitroOBD2 will recognize your vehicle and your driving habits after around 200 km/150 miles driving, and then NitroOBD2 adjusts itself to match your car perfectly.
NitroOBD2 Chip Tuning Box works on the basis of changing the signal form ECU. As a consequence, it changes the whole injection map.
The main difference between NitroOBD2 Chip Tuning Box and Remapping tuning methods is that NitroOBD2 Chip Tuning Box is easily removable, and after unplug you go back to the factory settings. EcoOBD2 is the cheap and safe type of tuning. Remapping is a permanent change to your car. This is the expensive tuning and you cannot remove it.
NitroOBD2 is equipped with the engine protection function and 100% safe for your car engine. NitroOBD2 produced on the printed circuit board in SMD technology. NitroOBD2 Chip Tuning Boxes are high quality.

B-SCAN Buletooth Scanner for Android

B-Scan (Bluetooth Scan) is working with Android operating system (V2.3) cell phone and laptop, specially designed for car owners or DIYs. B-Scan is not only more fuel-efficient, safer, but reads real-time Status, security classification, voice remind, Fuel System Status, read/clear DTCs, self-maintenance. Best choice for your car.

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B-SCAN HOT SELLING

B-SCAN should work with Android phone V2.3,if you want to connect to PC,you should buy a bluetooth adapter .
It used for most mobile phones.

B-Scan (Bluetooth Scan) is working with Android operating system (V2.3) cell phone and laptop, specially designed for car owners or DIYs. B-Scan is not only more fuel-efficient, safer, but reads real-time Status, security classification, voice remind, Fuel System Status, read/clear DTCs, self-maintenance. Best choice for your car.

B-SCAN Function:

Safe driving remind
High-precision fuel consumption display
Read real-time condition information
Read the history of maintenance records
Read and clear vehicle error code
Clear vehicle malfunction code
Read vehicle data stream Letter

Launch x431 iDiag installation

X431 iDiag accessories have DBScar adapter, Auxiliary connector, Password envelope Protective casing(optional).In the following, it would use x431 iDiag for IPAD as an example, in order to better familiar with X431 idiag.

iPad protective casing:

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DBScar adapter:  

DBSCAR

DBSCAR INTRODUCTION

Place the connector in its place on the back of the protective casing when it is no in use. See the process as shown below.

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iPad installation :

Put the iPad into protective casing. Follow the process shown in following picture to complete the installation:

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DBScar adapter connection:

Find out the vehicle’s DLC socket, plug DBScar adapter into DLC socket and the DBScar adapter power indicator will light up.

Note: vehicle’s DLC socket is generally located on drive’s side, about 12 inches away from the center of dashboard, see the picture.If you can’t find it, please refer to vehicle’s repair manual.

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iOBD2 OBD2 Bluetooth Adapter For iPhone Android

iobd2

iOBD2, a combination of hardware and app that supports iPhone and Android.

It’s at least as powerful as most low cost on-board diagnostics readers, possibly more so. But it gets the job done in a much more user-friendly way and throws some extra features into the mix. Best of all, it connects wirelessly to your smartphone.

iOBD2

Diagnostic Functions

Support vehicles with OBD II/EOBD protocol.
Read DTC
Clear DTC
Read data stream
Read freeze frame data, vehicle information
Oxygen testing
Mode 6 testing
Evaporative Emission System Leak Detection

 

iOBD2 Products:

iobd2 model

 

iOBD2 for iPhone

iOBD2 is a vehicle diagnostic tool for iPhone phones, and it communicates with these smart phones by WIFI. It supports OBDII/EOBDII.

iOBD2 Diagnostic tool for Iphone

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iOBD2 for Android

iOBD2 OBDII EOBD Diagnostic Tool for Android By Bluetooth.Input the car models or select the saved car models, then enter the system

iOBD2 for Android

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iOBD2 for iPhone/Android

iOBD2 Bluetooth OBD2 EOBD Auto Scanner for iPhone/Android with Bluetooth.It is an app for your car. It turns your iPhone/Android into an advanced display for your engine data.

iOBD2 Bluetooth OBD2 EOBD Auto Scanner Trouble Code Reader for iPhone/Android

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iOBD2 BMW Diagnostic Tool for iPhone/iPad

iOBD2 BMW is one of iOBD2 code scanner series which is especially works on BMW car models.It works together with your iPhone or iPad which is IOS system, communication with your iPhone/iPad by Bluetooth/WIFI, support all BMW car models all system diagnose.

IOBD2 BMW

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iOBD2 Diagnostic Tool for Android for VW AUDI/SKODA/SEAT

iOBD2 VW is a car diagnostic tool designed for VW series cars. It communicates with Android devices via Bluetooth. It can diagnose all the electronic
control systems of VW series cars.

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iOBD2 Plug and Play
 
Install in iphone:¬†Search “iobd2” in Apple APP store,download and install into your phone.
Install in Android:¬†Search”iobd2″ in google play store,downlaod and install into you phone.

iobd2 code scanner

 

 

ELM327 Bluetooth WIFI for IOS, Android download and install

As known, elm327 OBDII code scanner communicate with the phone via Bluetooth / wifi, elm327 is compatible with Android , iPhone IOS and Symbian, to run with these system, users have to install the APP in the phone set Bluetooth and WIFI. To help users more easily find out the software and install software, uobd2 engineer upload the software for Andriod Torque, Apple IOS and Symbian OBDScope, as well as user manual.

http://down.uobdii.com/elm327-bluetooth-wifi-for-phone-system-software.zip

Next is to install Android Torque, Apple IOS and Symbian.

ELM327 Bluetooth OBDII for Android Torque installation

1.Install OBDII

install elm327

2.Install Android Software Torque

a)    Copy software to phone from CD

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b)    Install software

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  1. Connection OBDII

a)    Search OBDII Bluetooth

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b)¬†¬†¬† Enter the password ‚Äú1234‚ÄĚ

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c)    Connection successful

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  1. Run Software

Click Menu button setting Bluetooth connection

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a)    Choose Commotion type is Bluetooth

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b)   Choose Bluetooth Device is OBDII

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  1. Successful connection

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ELM327 Wi-Fi OBDII for Apple IOS installation

  1. Install OBD2 apple-ios-01

2. Install IOS Software DashCmd-v3.3.1.ipa

Installation “DashCmd” via iTunes (IOS need jailbreak) or App Store Search “DashConnand” and buying.

3.Wifi connection OBDII

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4.Run Software

Click connection

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OBDScope Symbian Installation and activation

Open CD, copy OBDScope v1.21_S60_30_50.sisx to your mobile

Phone via Bluetooth. Install OBDScope v1.21_S60_30_50.sisx by following the prompt. It is recommended to uninstall the previous version of OBDScope before installing the new one.

You need not buy the activation key, in the CD, it contains a keygen.exe.

Activating OBDScope is done by following steps:

1. Open CD in my computer, directly run keygen.exe

2. Select OBDScope – Options – Activate product and look for the product key as displayed on Picture 1

3. Input product key into keygen as displayed on the following picture.

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