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Old 12-10-2019, 10:08 PM
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Recommendation on best OBDII scanner for JK

I'm looking for a wireless OBDii scanner that will do everything that my jk requires, any suggestions and why? I've been looking at this one (see pic) anyone have experience with it?

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I've used the FIXD on both my cars for a couple years. Bluetooth to smart phone APP works great. 2018 Jeep is too new to have had issues but correctly identified issue with Chevy Sonic with 99K and cleared codes after the fix. Passed emissions test 10 days later.
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I have two, and I think the Veepeak is better, because it works with the Jscan app. I have been using the Bosch one, and their app, and it was ok. Did the basics. But the Jscan app lets you do so much more, and they donít support all units. So I downloaded the app in the App Store, and saw Veepeak was one of their options.

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Check out the JScan app and use their recommended obdii dongle. The app reads all codes and actively logs data. It also can change a variety of settings that make it very useful. If you drive off-road the trail view is nice!
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The best that does everything your jeep requires would be the factory scan tool -- Witech. No better option. Expensive and requires a subscription. But this lets you do everything, read all available data, program modules.

Now, this is out of reach for us so the question you have to ask is how much do you want to spend? Good options from Bosch, Autel and Snap On are expensive to but the choice of many independent shops.

For the typical Jeep enthusiast, the JScan is hard to beat. Lots of data pids, some bidirectional controls and even changing some options.
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I have the OBD Link MX+ that I use in conjunction with DiagFCA software (you donít need the software to use the OBD scanner. It has its own app). I also have a BlueDriver which is very good but runs slow compared to the DiagFCA.
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I'm looking for a wireless OBDii scanner that will do everything that my jk requires, any suggestions and why? I've been looking at this one (see pic) anyone have experience with it?
That is a great adapter, with a full implementation of the protocols required (unlike the chi-com adapters which are hit and miss). Like leadnut, I use the MX+ (and DiagFCA). Attached is comparison for you.
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jScan with the iCar ODBI that they recommend has done everything I have needed and more. Love the live display and ran it while offroad in Big Bend NP to visualize changes in operation during slow and travel and while pulling a trailer.

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