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  1. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hi, I have a ‘98 SF (basic) with an OBD II port. I’ve bought two devices to read the codes, but neither get any data 🤷‍♂️. I’ve since heard that early Foresters required ‘certain’ types of OBD II readers, but can’t find out ‘which’. Any help appreciated. PS: I’m in Australia if that makes any...
  2. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    This is on a 2015 Subaru Forester. My sister plugged in a connector into the OBD2 connector to get supposedly better fuel mileage. Once she started to drive it came up with an ABS issue, a misfire issue and a transmission failure issue. Does anyone have a clue as to what this device has done?
  3. Lighting and Electrical
    2018 Subaru Forester So my battery wasn't holding a charge during our last 3-week -40 deep freeze. Each time the battery was low, the ABS, traction control and hill assist lights would come on and each time we charged up the battery the warning lights would turn off. This is normal according to...
  4. Interior and Electronics
    Hate to ask this "again" because I'm sure it's already buried here. Any information on a OBD2 Dongle that would allow modifications to the vehicle, like turning off beeps (back gate not closed)?
  5. Interior and Electronics
    I am looking for a way to permanently monitor my CVT temps without having to connect to wifi obd2 dongle, connect ActiveOBD, open up gauges, every time I start the car. So I was looking into a ScanGauge ii when google suggested the AEM 30-0311 X-Series OBDII Gauge which I think looks better...
  6. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hi guys, I have a pretty basic Actron obd2 scan tool that allows me to read codes and access some live data readouts while the car is running. I've been thinking about buying something a little more advanced so that I can watch my temps, o2 sensors, and a few other engine data readout PIDs...
  7. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hi guys, figured this would be the right place to ask about OBD-related stuff. I have an '04 and recently got an OBD-2 display off Amazon (this one to be specific). It reads battery voltage fine, but it doesn't read anything else. I.e. it reads RPMs and speed as zero at all times, and reads the...
  8. Transmission and Driveline
    I've searched the forum but haven't found much. I have a 2019 Forester Touring and am looking to monitor my CVT temperature with an iOS device. Can anyone recommend a reader/app combo that works with iPhone or iPad? Is there even a CVT temp monitor that reads the actual temperature?
  9. Engine Management, Tuning and Datalogging
    I am a Subaru Ascent owner, but I want to spread the word about this awesome app. note: it currently only supports WiFi adapters, but the developer says he is working on BLE adapters for a future release. Here is a line to the app: ‎ActiveOBD Here is a link to the discussion on Ascent Forums...
  10. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Car was shipped to iowa from guam in 2014. I'm having trouble diagnosing repeated check engine light coming on. My mechanic having issues diagnosing codes from obd2 system. Obd2 connector in car seems to different configuration than cars purchased domestically. VIN does not register on...
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