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Best OBD2 Scanner Reviews & Comparisons

With each new release of the modern-day motor vehicle systems get a bit more complex. More sensors are added to track things like tire pressure, engine temperature, and anything else that you can think of to help drivers and mechanics track and maintain the vehicles. Additional safety equipment and media system capabilities are being worked into vehicles each year as well. As vehicles become more complex, they become more difficult to diagnose and repair. That’s why OBDII scan tools are absolutely necessary for diagnosing and fixing vehicles on your own today. Even vehicle owners that aren’t interested in making repairs can benefit from a good scan tool, because it will let them get an idea of what’s wrong with their vehicle, before bringing it in to the garage to be repaired.

These scan-tools don’t just help with diagnosing vehicle problems any longer though, they also provide a way to access additional vehicle information, such as speed, fuel efficiency levels, engine coolant temperature, tire pressure and a whole bunch of additional electronic information that vehicles give off today. By owning the right tool you can tap into that hidden electronic communication that your car is giving you, and become a more capable vehicle owner overall, but all tools are not created equal. That’s why we gathered these top five scan tools and tested each one of them out, to determine which is the best OBD2 scanner for the money and most worth a purchase.

The 5 Best OBD2 Scanners Reviewed

**Below, you'll find our more detailed reviews and comparisons, but you can also click the links above to see current prices or read customer reviews on Amazon.

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Dodge Charger – A Good Muscle Car And A Family Vehicle

When Dodge reintroduced one of the most legendary automobile models of all time, Mopar fans were sure they would get a true modern-day muscle car. And Dodge didn't disappoint. While the Dodge Charger is available with a wide range of efficient V6 and V8 engines for the practically-minded driver, there are also rip-snortin', tire-smokin' models across the range, capped off by the appropriately-named Hellcat.

Indeed, a Dodge Charger can be a good compromise between a comfortable and reliable family sedan while also offering the performance drivers don’t want to give up when it comes time to tote kids to soccer practice. but the key to a dependable family hot rod is knowing the right way to maintain and repair it so that it doesn’t break down unexpectedly. In this case, a Dodge Charger repair manual is your secret weapon to make sure you get the most out of this modern muscle machine without breaking the bank - at least on repairs.

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Audi Announces Concept For Urban Mobility

At the Auto Shanghai 2019 convention, guests saw a sneak peek at the future with the Audi AI:ME. The Audi AI:ME has the ability to drive autonomously at Level Four. Our tech consultant at Audi Wilmington, DE explained that Level Four allows fully autonomous driving so a human driver can still request control. Since the AI:ME can be fully autonomous, Audi designers focused on the interior of the AI:ME. The concept for the interior of the car is to give occupants “an oasis from the city as they travel from one point to the next.” Audi designers thought of everything with seats modeled after armchairs and real climbing plants across the see-through roof of the interior. Yes, you read that correctly, there are real-life plants in the AI:ME. Beyond bringing nature into concrete cities the plants serve an important purpose, to turn the polluted air quality of the city into fresh, clean air.

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The Chrysler Imperial In The 1950s

In the early 1950s, Chrysler Corporation decided that they had to have an upscale model to compete with Chevrolet’s Cadillac and Ford’s Lincoln brands. These flagship brands generated a considerable amount of profit for their respective companies and Chrysler wanted ta piece of the action. In this climate, Chrysler pulled the Imperial brand out of the bullpen and launched it as its brand with no Chrysler badging attached. This met with limited success, with most people still referring to the cars as Chryslers, but, the cars still sold, but not in the quantities to be profitable for Chrysler.

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How To Use A Multimeter – Simple Steps To Follow

So, how do you use a multimeter? Multimeters are cheap to buy, and they are one of the significantly used electronic test equipment. Although you will always get instructions when the test meter is bought, the further details on using a multimeter in testing circuits are not always available. Therefore, many individuals do not understand how to use a multimeter.

Some of the basic things that we measure include current and voltage. A multimeter is used for some sanity checks and troubleshooting. So is our circuit working? Does your switch work? To confirm this, just put a multimeter on it. This test meter remains your first company and defense when it comes to troubleshooting a problem.

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How To Detail Wheels & Tires The Right Way

Your tires play a major role in determining the appearance of your car. The upkeep and maintenance of your tires are as important as keeping the exterior body parts of your vehicle clean. To allow your vehicle to grab the attention it deserves, you need to pay special attention to the cleanliness of your tires. Getting the best tire shine pushes the individuality you want. It also adds to that extra “pizzazz” of a waxed and shiny ride.

However, if you think cleaning your car’s tires only enhances the visual appearance, you are mistaken. Proper maintenance also protects your tires from cracking and weathering (due to excessive wear). It removes corrosion and protects your tire's thread from various elements. Therefore, clean your tires every time you wash your car, or at least once every two weeks.

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