How do I know if my car is OBD-II compliant?

How do I know if my car is OBD-II compliant?

All cars and light trucks built and sold in the United States after January 1, 1996 were required to be OBD II equipped. In general, this means all 1996 model year cars and light trucks are compliant, even if built in late 1995. 2) There will be a note on a sticker or nameplate under the hood: “OBD II compliant”.

What vehicles are OBD-II compliant?

Information

  • 1996 or newer model year vehicle sold in the United States. United States legislation requires all cars and light trucks model year (MY) 1996 and newer to be OBD2 compliant.
  • 2001 or newer model year gasoline vehicle sold in the European Union.
  • 2004 or newer model year diesel vehicle sold in the European Union.

Do Australian cars have OBD ports?

All cars made for the Australian market from 2005 to 2006. So if your car was new in Australia after 2005, it will have OBD2 and you can use an OBD2 scan tool.

Is BA Falcon OBD2 compliant?

The ‘Port’ used to access the ‘Networks’ on any OBDII Compliant Vehicle, including the BA Falcon, is described by Standard SAE J1962.

Are there any OBD2 compatible cars in Australia?

The tables on this page represent lists of OBD2 cars in Australia that are compatible with the standard EOBD or OBDII protocols. If your car is on the list or you know it is OBDII compatible this means any generic OBDII reader will work. You can choose the right product to suit your requirements and budget.

Is the plug in my car OBD2 or OBD1?

(However, in some cases with cars between 1995-2005, they can have a plug that looks like the one above but cannot be accessed easily as they did not have the full OBD2 protocol.) Here in Australia, most of our cars are from Japan, Europe, or made in Australia for some models.

When does a car have to be OBD-II compliant?

United States legislation requires all cars and light trucks model year (MY) 1996 and newer to be OBD-II compliant. More information is available on the EPA’s website.

Do you have to have OBD2 for Japanese cars?

Japanese cars did not have to have OBD2. But if they were made for other markets, then they had to have it. So, if you have a Japanese vehicle between 2001-2005, then it may have OBD2 (more research will need to be done, though). Please contact us if you would like to find out if your car is OBD2!