ELM327 Bluetooth Interface OBD 2.
The ELM327 is a programmed microcontroller produced for translating the onboard diagnostics (OBD) interface found in most modern cars. The ELM327 command protocol is one of the most popular PC-to-OBD interface standards and is also implemented by other vendors.
ELM327 is a communication standard (instruction set, to be precise) that defines how an app can communicate with the OBD adapter and from there, with the vehicle.
A great tool to view your car diagnostics. It is small and uses Bluetooth to connect to an Android phone. As of adding the product, there were no Apple apps available.
ELM327 Bluetooth Interface OBD 2 Specification:
- Piece Colour: Blue
- Material: Plastic
- Function: Car diagnoses
- Technical Parameters: It supports OBD-II protocols, Works with OBD-II compliant vehicles, please ensure the protocol of your car is supported with this device before purchase.
- Operating Voltage: 12 V
ELM327 Bluetooth Interface OBD 2 Features:
- It’s a tool used to read diagnostic trouble codes, both generic and manufacturer-specific, and display their meaning
- They can test a lot of trouble of the car and display the current sensor data
- It supports all OBD-II protocols, Works with all OBD-II compliant vehicles
- The Bluetooth diagnostic scan tool is a supermini design for convenient use
ELM327 Bluetooth Interface OBD 2 Protocols:
Does not support J1850 VPW and J1850 PWM protocol (The agreement used by some vehicles before 2007)
ISO9141-2(5 baud init,10.4Kbaud)
ISO14230-4 KWP(5 baud init,10.4 Kbaud)
ISO14230-4 KWP(fast init,10.4 Kbaud)
ISO15765-4 CAN(11bit ID,500 Kbaud)
ISO15765-4 CAN(29bit ID,500 Kbaud)
ISO15765-4 CAN(11bit ID,250 Kbaud)
ISO15765-4 CAN(29bit ID,250 Kbaud)
SAE J1939 CAN(29bit ID,250*Kbaud)
- This device is NOT compatible with Apple devices
- Not all cars work with this device.
Some known cars that do not work with this device:
- Opel Corsa (older models)
- Toyota Hilux/Fortuner
- VW Polo Vivos and some older Polos
FAQ: How do I pair C Tech ELM327 Bluetooth OBD2 Car Diagnostic Interface Tool?
1. Make sure your car is OBD2 compatible.
2. Locate your car’s OBD II diagnostic port and plug in your scanner. It’s usually found under the driver’s side dashboard, under the steering wheel.
3. Turn on your ignition by turning your key to the 2nd turn. The engine will be off, but this provides power to your dash lights, radio, and also the OBD II diagnostic port.
4. From your Android Smartphone or tablet, go to your SETTINGS, then WIRELESS & NETWORKS, then BLUETOOTH SETTINGS. Turn on Bluetooth, scan for nearby devices, and pair your phone with the scanner.
Torque Android Application Connection?
1. Open your Torque OBD-II app. Go to the Settings page and pair it with the Bluetooth scanner.
2. Make sure it’s connected and then go back to the App’s main menu to enjoy its features.
Bluetooth Pairing Issues:
1. Unpair any existing Bluetooth devices such as a smartwatch, headset, car Bluetooth, or speakers.
2. Make sure the Torque App is not running in the background. Close the Torque app before pairing
3. If the password 1234 doesn’t work, try 12345 or 0000
4. Turn off Bluetooth, turn it back on, and rescan for the device