[RndTbl] OBD-II compliant car diagnostic tool

Gilbert E. Detillieux gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca
Wed Mar 13 13:43:49 CDT 2013

Although this just came up in the roundtable discussion, it might make a 
good presentation topic for a future meeting...

Daryl, would you be willing to present this as a topic some day?  :)


On 2013-03-13 12:59, John Lange wrote:
> I'd be totally into this as well. I'm sick of taking my car into the
> shop for a "computer diagnostic" and paying $150 for basically plugging
> in a serial cable. And 1/2 the time they still don't know what's causing
> that "check engine" light to come on.
> John
> On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 11:38 AM, Shawn Wallbridge <shawn at wallbridge.net
> <mailto:shawn at wallbridge.net>> wrote:
>     Hi Daryl,
>     Did you do a presentation on this or was it just brought up during
>     the roundtable? If so, do you have slides posted somewhere?
>     I would love to get more details on how you set this up.
>     thanks
>     shawn
>     On Mar 13, 2013, at 5:35 AM, Daryl F <wyatt at prairieturtle.ca
>     <mailto:wyatt at prairieturtle.ca>> wrote:
>      >
>      > Attached are the graphs of the test I ran on my 1999 Saturn SL1.
>     It has a 5-speed manual transmission so there is a lot of variation
>     in the throttle setting.
>      >
>      >
>     -Daryl<sensor_engine_coolant_temperature.png><sensor_engine_rpm.png><sensor_intake_manifold_abs_pressure.png><sensor_oxygen_sensor_bank1_sensor1.png><sensor_short_term_fuel_bank1.png><sensor_timing_advance.png><sensor_battery_voltage.png><sensor_engine_load.png><sensor_intake_air_temperature.png><sensor_long_term_fuel_bank1.png><sensor_oxygen_sensor_bank1_sensor2.png><sensor_throttle.png><sensor_vehicle_speed.png>

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