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Been ignoring that warning light on your dashboard because “it’s probably fine?” Many of us have done it, but it’s a dangerous game. Problems that might not seem immediately damaging can slowly put your car through more and more stress until what may have been a small problem turns into a big one. If you don’t want to go running to the mechanic every time a light pops up, you should know it’s actually pretty easy to diagnose what those warning lights mean. In many cases, to do so, all you’ll need is a trusty OBD2 scanner. This is one of the newer options from Autel and it’s currently on sale for nearly half-off. Click here to check it out and take advantage of the deal.
- Built for use by DIYers and home mechanics
- Reads/clears codes not only on OBD2 systems, but ABS, SRS, engine and transmission systems as well – ABS, SRS, engine and transmission codes may not work on vehicles newer than 2015
- OBD2 functions work on most US cars post 1996, EU cars post 2006 and Asian cars post 2009
- Features live data view, freeze frame data, vehicle info, I/M readiness checks, an O2 monitor test, an on-board monitor test, an EVAP leak test and more
- Helps to verify if your vehicle will pass annual smog checks
- Comes with a built-in DTC library of 7,000 DTC definitions to help verify what certain codes mean quickly and easily
- Records data and can transfer to a PC for printing and giving to a mechanic
- Pre-installed with English, but Spanish can be unlocked for free by contacting the manufacturer with your serial number
- Lifetime free software updates and tech support