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  Live Data OBD2 CAN-BUS Deluxe Automotive Code Scanner
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Product Code: U581

The technologically advanced, internet updatable U581 series code reader is a leap forward in Code Reader technology. With simple push button operation you can easily retrieve and decode OBD II error codes. With Live Data and Freeze frame capability you can also view real time engine data for even easier diagnosis. This level of sophistication with ease of use has never been offered in a handheld unit for under $350. This unit will work with all OBD-2 compliant cars from 1996 to present. All cars sold in the US are required to be OBD-2 compliant. For cars sold internationally check to make sure you have the correct connections. With Can-Bus capability you can be assured this model will work with all cars sold today and in the near future!


While this item is a MUST HAVE for anyone working on their car themselves, often simple things like I loose gas cap can cause the check engine light to come in. This is something anyone can fix and remove the code. If you mechanic is recommending an expensive repair, you can "double check" with your own diagnostics tool to ensure you are paying for what needs to be done, and not what your mechanic needs money for!

Buying a Used Car? Take the sellers' word that it is in tip-top condition, or simply plug this unit in, and find out for yourself if there are any troubles lurking. Not all engine problems illuminate the check engine light - and if the check engine light was on, would you buy the car?

Exactly What This Unit Supports:

  • SAE J1850 - PWM - Ford Standard
  • SAE J1850 - VPW - General Motors Standard
  • ISO 9141-2  - Chrysler, European, and Asian vehicles
  • ISO 14230-4 - KWP 2000 - Some European Models
  • ISO 15765-4 / SAE J2480 - Controller Area Network (CAN) - Foreign Models, some US models 2003-2008 Required for all models in the USA sold in 2008+
  • Features:

    Read and Erase OBD-2 Trouble Codes
    Simple Plug and Play Operation
    Turn off Check Engine Light (Malfunction Indicator Lamp or MIL)
    Large Easy to Read Back Lit LCD Display
    I/M Status allows you to check for emissions testing before going to    the test, why fail and pay twice?
    Updatable by internet with serial cable
    View Live Data Engine Parameters

    View On Screen definitions of each trouble code.
    Rugged construction for use in the shop or on the road
    No Additional Cartridges or Software to buy
    Even includes the 9v battery!
    Safe for your vehicles - battery is only for use when not plugged in

    Why rely on standard OBD-2 trouble codes you can also monitor systems such as the oxygen sensors, ignition timing, engine and transmission temperatures, A/C Systems vacuum pressure and much much more with nothing more than the unit seen above.

    What's in the Box ?

    NEW U581 Scan Tool
    OBD-2 Connection Cable
    PC Serial Cable for Loading updates
    9v Battery
    CD-ROM with additional trouble codes and descriptions
    Protective Carrying Case

     Vehicle Coverage

    This scanner is compatible with all Cars & Light Trucks 1996 and newer that are OBD-2 Complaint. 

    Most VW/Audi/Subaru cars are better served with a VAG based tool as these cars have additional features that are not required under the OBD-2 Laws.

    Live Data OBD2 Deluxe Automotive CAN-BUS Code Scanner - Shows Engine Data in real time.

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