A Big Range of OBD Scanners Are Deeply Discounted on Amazon Right Now
You don’t need to be a major DIY’er to justify having an OBD2 scanner. It’s a great tool for quickly getting a sense of why a check-engine light’s on.
If your car is less than 27 years old (wow, 1996 was a long time ago huh?), it's got a convenient diagnostic system known as OBD2. When a check engine light comes on, simply plugging a little computer into the OBD2 port can quickly tell you what's going on. If you're handy, you know what to start working on. But even if you're not, having a better idea of your car's issue can be helpful in understanding how dangerous the car is to keep driving or avoid getting ripped off by an unscrupulous mechanic.
And it just so happens that a whole bunch of these handy-dandy diagnostic tools are on sale right now; take a look at some of these if you're in the market.
- Veepeak OBD2/BlueTooth phone connection ($3 off with an additional 15% off coupon)
- Motopower basic color display scanner ($9 off)
- CGSULIT light-duty scanner ($27 off with an additional 15% off coupon)
- Foxwell NT201 light-duty scanner ($10 off with an additional 15% off coupon)
- Foxwell NT301 simple diagnostic tool ($35 off with an additional 5% off coupon)
- Mucar vertical-orientation scanner ($30 off with an additional $50 off coupon)
- Launch CRP123 scanner with ABS, and SRS ($36 off)
- Topdon multi-color scanner with ABS and SRS ($73 off)
- Foxwell NT510 with BMW-specific functions ($36 off)
- Foxwell NT624 Elite (includes ABS functions) ($90 off with an additional $24 coupon)
- XTOOL D7 with three years of updates (includes key programming, ABS brake bleeding, injector coding ($115 off with coupon)
- XTOOL D8BT with three years of updates ($185 off with an additional 5% off coupon)
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