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Old 04-11-2009, 08:38 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cfg83 View Post
Dust -

If you are in Japan, could it be that you have OBD X, i.e. could it be "Japan Compliant"? What do Japan forums say about OBD compliance? Could they be using their own custom protocol?

CFG83 is correct. the scanguageII was designed to talk with cars intended for the US market. Yours most likely will not work with any OBD2 scanners. I had the same problem when I put a JDM engine and computer in my US car. As I understand it OBD2 is only mandated in the US therefor cars in Japan just don't have the communication board in the computer.
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