As the automobile industry modernized, we have more and more complex systems and electronic/electrical circuits fitted in our vehicles. Methods of diagnosing issues with modern cars are not old school anymore. Modern ways and sophisticated tools are available in the market or this purpose. There are too many popular tools for this purpose but if you consult a certified mechanic, he or she will recommend the INNOVA 3160E CODE READER /SCAN TOOL with ABS, SRS and LIVE DATA for OBD2 vehicles. This tool is compatible with all types of vehicles, i.e. car, light truck, minivan, SUV as well as any hybrid manufactured after 1996 (OBD2). However, it may not be compatible with older OBD1 types but still it has higher rates of compatibility compared to other diagnostic devices in the market. It is equipped with anti-lock brake system (ABS) which speeds up the functioning of the device with the operation of braking system. It works even better with the hydraulic system. As “Safety Comes First”, a safety/supplement restraint system (SRS) is also provided which warns the vehicle occupant in case of any trouble. This system is used most commonly in the air bags. Among all these features, Live Data relay system helps the technicians to detect the fault faster than ever.
If you have used any other diagnostic devices before than you will notice that INNOVA 3160 is easier to handle/carry as it weighs only 3.0 pounds. It can fit in your pocket which makes it a perfect driver companion. It has multilingual data system and does not bind you with only English language. It is much easier to use and operate than any other tools used for this purpose. It has lesser buttons on the keypad. Each button is used for separate purpose and you get all the data on one screen and you just have to scroll down. Users don’t have to go through menus and sub-menus which make it easier to use and more friendly to those who are not so good with devices and gadgets. Furthermore, it can be connected to any personal computer via data cable which makes it possible to transfer the entire device’s data to your PC and later you can have a print for yourself or for your customers.
This tool is simplest to use and does not require any technical knowledge. It’s basically plug and play. Red-Yellow-Green LEDs indicate the status of emission. Green is OK, Yellow is Possible Issue and Red is Failure. You can diagnose, read and erase the data, to save memory, with one button only. Other features include Freeze frame, Battery/Alternator test, Oil and battery maintenance, 9-button format with HOT KEYS, Memory/battery backup for off-car review and analysis, Battery low indicator, Audible beep, Detachable cable and Free software and firmware updates. For solutions, it includes optional access to RepairSolutions® which is the most comprehensive and verified fix information available. Just connect your INNOVA tool to an Internet-enabled computer to see the most likely fix; estimate parts and labor for your specific geographic region; and see repair difficulty level to help decide if you want to fix it yourself.
If you are used to using only one type of diagnostic tool, you may have a perception that your tool is the best. I say you do some consultation and a little bit of research and try some new technology. This is a diagnostic tool that is definitely worth considering as an option. The INNOVA 3160 Diagnostic Scan Tool, you have my word, it surely works.