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There are two primary types of on-board diagnostic codes: generic (or universal) and manufacturer-specific. The first digit of an OBD code specifies the related system: powertrain, body, chassis or undefined. The second ... More »

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To find an OBD II code list, go to OBD-Codes.com and click the Trouble Codes link in the top menu. The top menu is located in the upper center portion of the home page. Choose the OBD II code that matches your engine tro... More »

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Ford onboard diagnostic trouble codes are alphanumeric codes generated by the vehicle's onboard diagnostic computer when it detects a problem with the car or truck. Typically, a professional vehicle repair provider can r... More »

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Common fixes that solve on-board diagnostic fault codes in a vehicle include replacing the oxygen sensor, tightening or replacing the gas cap, replacing the catalytic converter, replacing the mass airflow sensor and repl... More »

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There are dozens of trouble codes that can appear when engine lights are checked, which can vary from P0036 for a heater control issue to P0307 for a cylinder misfire. These codes that start with P0 refer to power train ... More »

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An INNOVA OBD 2 code scanner is a tool that is used to diagnose and acquire diagnostic trouble codes from SUVs, trucks and cars produced from 1996 and later. The tool can also pull code definition data from the vehicle's... More »

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All OB II scanners have different specific directions, but on a basic level, they all operate by plugging them into the OBD II connector under the dash of a vehicle and turning the key, but not turning the engine. At thi... More »

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