An OBD-II short for On-board diagnostics parameter IDs is a magical device that every car owner needs. If you vehicle is newer than 1995 your car will support an OBD-II scanner.
Reason #1 – Saves you money!
Going to the auto shop can be a nightmare for your wallet. Many times your trouble code may just be a simple fix like a oxygen sensor.
Reason #2 – Saves Time
If your check engine light is on, going to the shop will take time. You need to know if you’re going to cause more harm if you drive your car right now. Having an OBD II scanner and using it during your time will be the best bet.
Reason #3 – Good for Your Car!
This is your vehicle’s way to communicate any issues it’s having.