OBD 2 Scan Tools - Automotive Diagnostics - Product and Service Directory

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  WELCOME TO SOFTWARE FOR CARS - premium automotive OBD ii diagnostic tools, equipment and services  

Henry Crichton, Software For CarsGreetings, I'm Henry Crichton, Chief Mechanic and owner of Software For Cars.scan tool software made in the USA After accumulating over 25 years of automotive diagnostics, repair and  performance tuning experience, we are announcing the sales of OBD II scan tools (developed and manufactured in the USA). Scan tools are very useful instruments that connect to your on-board vehicle computer, revealing pertinent information about the operation of your car. They are easy to use and will help even a novice to understand where problems might be occurring. Welcome to our OBD 2 scan tools website; please have a look at the scan tools below that can help you peer into the inner workings of your vehicle. 

You can check other products, but at under $60 you'll come back - there's no better buy on a scan tool than Actron ... no computer required!

Actron PocketScan OBD II Code Reader  
First Time Diagnostic Tool Buyers will find the PocketScan Code Reader is the Right-Sized Tool - at the Right Price, under $60! PocketScan Code Reader CP9125 is an easy-to-use tool for
Actron PocketScan OBD II Code Reader novice and light-to-moderate DIY customers. It enables the user to read OBD II diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) from the on-board computers of 1996 and newer cars and light trucks. This gives the user the ability to quickly determine the cause of the "Check Engine" light coming on. Once repairs are made - the PocketScan allows the user to clear the trouble codes and turn off the check engine light. Reads and erases Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) and turns off check engine light. Enables user to quickly and easily link to their vehicle Compact tool - fits in your palm. Includes CD software that contains an additional 3,000+ Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) and their descriptions. Tool is updateable - accommodating future vehicles. Attached OBD II 16-pin connector cable provides both data and power connections. 1 year warranty, assembled in the USA. To learn more, click for more details about the Actron PocketScan OBD II Code Reader

Why buy a scan tool? Read our Journal section about engine repairs on a 98 Dodge Ram pickup and you'll see how it could save you thousands of dollars in repair costs ...  

In the '70's the first electronic monitoring systems for cars were installed to help reduce atmospheric emissions. The original American system, called OBD-I (On Board Diagnostics I) later evolved into OBD II (1996) as the digital electronics improved. We have a full complement of electronic scanning equipment required to read this information, as well as years of experience analyzing and interpreting the data results.

Check out our Products section and see how easy it is to get your own scan tool and start doing your own monitoring ... you can increase your mileage, reduce fuel consumption, save on repair costs and help keep the environment clean. We have a range of scan tool products, to suit both the backyard mechanic and professional service shops. And if you're looking for shop tools, be sure to check out our system ... Tool Finder will help you locate just about any automotive tool you can think of! 

Henry with laptop OBD scan tool connected to 97 Chev Astro Van, retrieving DTC engine data for graphed output on PC
Henry plugs '97 Chev Astro into laptop

If you prefer driving an older car, take a look at my classic '56 Chevy; we can't plug computers into it, but it's fun to work on (and drive).

If you enjoy studying the latest trends in the auto industry, keep your eyes on our 'Future Now' section for some insight into the latest technologies being deployed in the automotive industry (including the Toyota Prius and Honda Civic hybrids). We are keeping a close watch on the new releases of hybrid vehicles that promise very high mileage and Ultra Low Emissions (ULEV).

More interested in an affordable luxury sport coupe? Have a look at our article on the Toyota Camry Solara and see how our OBD scan tool can be connected with some real data being displayed.

Are you a compact SUV fan? Read our article on the Subaru Forester and see how our OBD scan tool can be used to analyze the data stream ... and don't miss our new Car Services Directory and Automotive Article and Automotive Resources section.

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BULLETIN: Watch for our new CAR-TRUCK-MOTORCYCLE-SUV-RV AUTOMOTIVE DIRECTORY SERVICES. We'll have links to all manner of things automotive: new car price quotes and dealers, used car sales and financing, car loans, new truck sales, used truck sales, motorcycle loans, vehicle leasing, car rental, truck rental, RV rental, automotive tools, repair, servicing, auto parts, car and truck insurance, motorcycle insurance, car auctions (military & government surplus, repossessions), car audio systems and satellite radio, engines, paint, towing, car talk, dealer window stickers, etc. 

I hope you enjoy our site and invite you to give us a try when you need help - you've got my name on it when you do ... SayHenry.com!

Regards, Henry



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