How to Clear OBD Error Codes Using Your Autel MaxiSYS Tool
So how can you go about clearing OBD error codes using your Autel MaxiSYS diagnostic scan tools if you find yourself in a situation like the one described above? Here is a step-by-step breakdown of how to manually clear the error codes.
Start by hooking up your Autel scanner to the vehicle’s diagnostic port using the correct cable adaptor. Usually, the diagnostic port is located on the driver’s side of the vehicle, beneath the dash, and near the steering wheel.
Turn on your Autel tablet or OBD Code Reader and the vehicle.
Follow the prompts protocol for running diagnostics cans on the make and model you’re repairing.
Once the Autel software has identified the corresponding error codes, follow the on-screen guides to either repair the issue or clear the codes.
Knowing the Difference Between a Scan Tool and OBD Code Reader
It is also helpful to know the difference between a scan tool and an OBD code reader when working with OBD codes. Both scan tools and OBD code readers work with the vehicle’s OBD port to collect codes related to the specific malfunctions. That being said, a reader is considered a more simplified version of a diagnostics scan tool. A scanner, however, is designed to read generic, pending, and even manufacturer-specific codes. Here at Agile, we offer a range of diagnostic scan tools equipped to help you read and repair OBD error codes within your fleet or customer vehicles.
Scan for Error Codes With Autel Diagnostic Tools
Now that you know what clearing OBD error codes does and why doing so is important, it’s time to find a diagnostic scan tool you can rely on to quickly repair vehicles and keep them running for higher customer satisfaction. Triad Diagnostic Solutions is the most trusted provider of Autel diagnostic tools. One of our most popular diagnostic scan tools, the MSULTRA, offers a variety of diagnostic features that guide technicians through every step of the scan and repair process, providing straightforward yet detailed repair information and illustrations.
Feel free to check out the rest of our inventory to find the most appropriate scan tool for your needs! For your convenience, we also offer financing options for both businesses and individuals. We also offer technical support and training! So, contact us today with any of your questions or diagnostic scan needs! (317) 939-3690.
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