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Old 29th June 2011, 10:35   #286
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Legislation is the main criteria which determines the OBD. Domestic Scorpios and all other CRDe are OBD I.

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Legislation is the main criteria which determines the OBD. Domestic Scorpios and all other CRDe are OBD I.

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Going by your quote, is it fair to speculate that the export Thar's/Scorpios may be having OBD II? If Yes, would the ECU's also be different. The question is just out of curiosity. Am not asking for those here. I am happy with Thar the way it is except for A/C.
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Blackraven, all export vehicles do not have OBD II. AFAIK, only 1 vehicle has OBD II and that is specifically developed for a particular market. Hope you got the drift.

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Attached more useful info on OBD's
I guess that explains why most truck/drivers in the US use OBD scanners.

Spike, other than scanning and clearing error codes, can the OBD2 port be used for anything else?. Like slightly tuning the ECM?. Of course, with proper equipment.

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^^ Yes, why not? OBD is the link between ECU and Engine, so IMHO must be doable with proper equipment.

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Get it from here cheaper -
Ebay.com item no. 300511375540. approx. 18$ with shipping. I paid extra 3$ for shipping through registered airmail. So that comes to 21$ shipped through registered airmail.
Just ordered one. Thanks a lot for the info. Cost me 780 INR only. Hope to get it soon. Since i have not seen people using it on the i20 here, I'll report if it works when i get it. Hope it does
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^^ It'll work on i20 - don't worry.
It's the freaking Marutis that gives all sort of problem!!
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Hi, Where in the Chevy Optra Diesel is the OBD II port located?

Also, can these china knockoffs cause damage to the ECU or any other component of the car?

Also, I have seen some advts. from Chinese manufacturers for the exact model which Kim has purchased. If we can get together and purchase in bulk, we could get a good deal (better quality same price), as well as get some kind of warranty / returns policy. What say?
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The ELM327 that I purchased off ebay stopped working in just two days. It doesn't connect to any BT device anymore :( .
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The ELM327 that I purchased off ebay stopped working in just two days. It doesn't connect to any BT device anymore :( .
thats why got the wired elm327.

Doe sthe device not show up at all when searching?
or does it just not connect?
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Doesn't show up while searching.
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Got the ELM327 bluetooth adapter + Torque on Android working with Getz Prime 1.1. The OBD 2 port is located vertically above the accelerator pedal facing downwards. I was able to see lots of sensors marked as available in Torque.
The only small irritation is that the indicator LEDs on the adaptor are hidden from view and are difficult to see.
I got the $23 adapter from Cool Gadgets at the Right Price - Worldwide Free Shipping - DealExtreme.
Will update with details after I play with it a little more.
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The ELM327 that I purchased off ebay stopped working in just two days. It doesn't connect to any BT device anymore :( .
Archat I am loooking for an OBD scanner that will help trouble shoot codes and can also connect via bluetooth to a PC or touschscreen headunit

any idea which product I should look at?

Does ELM327 ofhelp in trouble shooting codes and enabling and disbaling functions on the car?
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^^ which car are you talking of?

I see your car is 2008 Swift VXi ( in your garage). If correct, most probably nothing will work :( .

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^^ It'll work on i20 - don't worry.
It's the freaking Marutis that gives all sort of problem!!
Hi Archat,

I got my Bluetooth scanner today. But I don't seem to get it to work :(
I put it in the obd port. There are 5 lights on the device. The first one goes red as soon as I connect it.

Then I opened the torque application on my Android device. Searched for the scanner, got something as CHX. Did a connect and pair by using 6789 as the key. The pairing worked. But I can't seem to connect to it. It just shows 'paired but not connected in my device list'.

When I open torque application, it shows that the scanner is not connected. Any idea on what the problem might be ? Or am I missing something here ?
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