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OBDII Generic versus enhanced trouble codes

Generic versus enhanced trouble codes The rules for OBDII require all manufacturers to utilize a set of global/generic trouble codes. Generic trouble codes mean the same thing for every make and model. But carmakers are also allowed to use enhanced or manufacturer specific trouble codes. These are not universal. That’s the main difference between generic and enhanced trouble codes; you can’t use the same definition for an enhanced code for different makes. You can tell the difference between a generic trouble code and an enhanced trouble code by the second … Read More


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