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OBD2 Reading with your Smart Phone or Tablet

Ever want to read your vehicle’s fault codes and see relevant information without shelling out the bucks for an ODB II diagnostic scanner or  a programmer?    You can do this quite “easily” by combining a Bluetooth enabled OBD2 Diagnostic Scanner with a smart phone or tablet app that can read and display the information (I used Torque Pro with my Android).   For the setup, I used this video as a tutorial.  To be clear, this is more of a fun thing to do for a gadget geek like myself.  It’s not going to do the powerful performance tuning you’ll find from Superchips or Hypertech.  Nevertheless, this will allow you to Continue reading