on-board diagnostics

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on-board diagnostics

Hardware and software that reports the status of the system it resides in. The term often refers to the on-board diagnostics (OBD) in a vehicle. See DLC.
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The new device, which needed relatively little development overhead, replaces SmartDrive's present OBD II dongle.
Zong 4G Smart Car solution takes the 4G users in a new realm of digitalization, by offering three features in one innovative vehicle onboard diagnostics OBD II device, monitored through a Mobile app for both Android and Apple users.
Since the introduction in 1985 of the first On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) regulation by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), issued to monitor critical emission related components, and to implement a diagnostic trouble code system (DTC), on board diagnostics has evolved to improve, with the current OBD II, diagnosis and repair efficiency featuring: sensor diagnostics, fuel system monitoring, misfire monitoring, catalyst monitoring, exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system monitoring, evaporative system monitoring, secondary air system monitoring, malfunction indicating light illumination.
Other features of the new system, which can be optimized for use for any vehicle platform, thereby eliminating the need to have specific systems for specific vehicles, include its abilities to maintain overall lower tank pressures both during dynamic situations and at high-fuel levels, to enable OBD II leak detection, and to replace fuel tank isolation valves (FTIVs).
For fleet management, VTC 7230 and VTC 7240 feature built-in GPS for vehicle tracking and navigation, a CAN bus 2.0B interface with optional OBD II function for vehicle diagnostics.
There are a number of devices on the market these days that plug into the on-board diagnostic (OBD II) port of pretty much any car.
Find the OBD II diagnostic port on your vehicle (usually under the dash on the driver's side) and push the 0-shape connector onto the port.
Simply connecting the fancy gauge to a car's OBD II connector enables a driver to get all needed information as speed, RPM, water temperature, air temperature, advance timing angle, fuel consumption, average fuel consumption etc.