Consumers who purchased the Actron CP9190 Elite AutoScanner Pro Diagnostic Code Scanner Kit (Includes CP9185 Base Scanner, OBDI & OBDII Cables with Hard Case) highly recommend this product to others. This kit allows the consumers to save money on vehicle repair costs by not having to pay for the diagnostic test and by using this scanner the consumer has been able to identify the problem and do some of the simple repairs themselves. Customers state that the scanner pays for itself with only one or two at-home repairs. The kit comes with a CP9185 base tool and will reset the check engine light. This device will retain the data most recently scanned and will display a summary of the emissions status of the vehicle.
This scanner has several professional features. It will connect to your model vehicle and scan different parts. It retrieves the diagnostic trouble codes stored in the on-board computer. It will provide the user with code definitions supplied by the vehicle computer system. The device can be used by the novice or the experienced users. While the device is scanning, you have the option to freeze the frame and identify the specific operating problem. This means the playback feature will eliminate the need to continue to recreate the scenario for diagnostic purposes. By use of the freeze-frame option, you can continue to read over the data for better diagnostics.
The unit is designed to interface with the computer for greater access to more data. The hand-held scanner is compatible with On-Board Diagnosis (OBD) I and II. This scanner is compatible with most vehicles manufactured after 1996 and is compatible with some manufactured before 1996 by Ford, Chrysler, and GM. The scanner will update to the latest model car when connected to the internet. Users say they prefer this scanner to other models because the reader incorporates Controller Area Network (CAN) and links to compliant OBD II vehicles. The diagnosis is accurate and fast and repairs can be effective.
The scanner comes with the cables to connect data and power and comes with a USB cable for connecting to the PC. This means that the data can be printed. The diagnostic codes and other information displayed can be translated into a printed copy in just seconds. When the scanner is connected to the vehicle, the menu will provide information to the user quickly and it is user friendly. Graph data is available and information flows while adjustments are made to the vehicle.