Auto Diagnosis & Training Software

Scan Tool Companion Car Diagnostic Training Software

A Quick Reference & Training Guide on How To Use a Scan Tool to Diagnose and Repair Computer Engine Control Systems and Sensors.
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If you have a scan tool or scanner software, you need Scantool Companion to maximize your repair knowledge and skills!

Scan Tool Companion is a quick reference guide for ALL scan tool users.

This program provides guidance and help on how to troubleshoot Check Engine Light problems, Trouble Codes, and driveability, emissions,
and performance problems on 1996 and newer OBD2 vehicles with your scan tool.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This software does NOT interface with your vehicle.
It is TRAINING software for a Windows laptop or desktop PC that teaches you how to use a scan tool to diagnose your vehicle.

Also, this software does NOT contain any vehicle specific repair instructions, service procedures, or factory manual information.
It provides GENERAL guidelines and tips on how to diagnose common OBD II problems that can be applied to ALL vehicles.

What Does Scantool Companion Do?

This software will help teach you how to use the codes and system data on any scan tool to diagnose common OBD II problems, whether your vehicle is setting a code or not. It includes guidance on what might be causing a code or driveability problem, what system data you should be looking at to better understand the problem, and what might be necessary to fix the fault.

For example, say your Check Engine light is on and you have a P0171 or P0174 lean code. Now what do you do? The code by itself does not tell you what might be caussing the problem or what you might have to replace to fix the fault. The code only tells you the engine has a lean fuel condition. Scantool Companion will give you a list of possible causes, system data you should look at to diagnose the fault, and suggestions on what might need to be replaced. This is the kind of assistance that can help you fix your problem correctly the first time without having to blindly replace a bunch of parts and hope that one of them fixes your problem.

FEATURES include:

* Diagnose problems by Symptom, By Code or by System.

Scan Tool Companion tells you the most likely causes of symptoms or codes, tells you what to check, and
what PIDS (data parameters) you need to look at with your scan tool to identify the fault.
It also offers expert tips on what parts might need to be replaced and why.
It's like having an expert technician at your fingertips to help with your diagnosis.
This kind of guided diagnostics is only available in the most expensive professional grade scan tools.

* Saves you time, money and the frustration of replacing parts unnecessarily! Fix it right the first time!

* Help Sections enable you to better understand the basics of your vehicle's onboard diagnostic
system (OBD II), including what it does, how it monitors various sensors and systems, and why it sets fault codes.

* Tips on how to pass an OBD II "plug-in" emission test (what's required, what they look at, what to do if your vehicle is rejected or fails).

* Quick reference sections on basic sensor operation, fuel injection, ignition, charging system and emissions.

* A quick reference list of common GENERIC OBD II "P0" fault codes with definitions.

Please note this program does NOT include "P1" manufacturer specific enhanced codes that are unique to a particular year/make/model of vehicle.

If you are looking for P1 vehicle-specific code information (not generic OBD II codes), we would recommend getting a subscription to Mitchell 1 DIY, or one of the OEM service information websites for your vehicle.

Sample Screens from the Scan Tool Companion program:
(Click on the image to view the full sized screen capture:)

fuel diagnostics screen . . rough idle diagnostics screen

engine control system screen . . engine misfire diagnostics screen

oxygen sensor and catalyst diagnostics screen

NOTE: This program does NOT interface with your vehicle or make your PC function as a scan tool. This is a training and reference guide for troubleshooting faults.

This program is designed to provide guidance so you can make better use of your scan tool to diagnose and repair faults.

The BASIC and ADVANCED diagnostic tips tell you which PIDS you should be looking at, and what kinds of problems can set various codes.
You can look up MOST LIKELY CAUSES of faults by SYMPTOM or CODE.

System Requirements:

Program runs on ANY version of Windows (10, 7 or XP).

Note: This software will NOT run on an Apple/MaC computer, iphone or Android smart phone or tablet.

Sorry, No Refunds on Software.



(The Download will be sent to you via email as a zip file attachment. If your email account does not allow attachments, we will send you a Google cloud download link.)

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Software will be mailed in a USPS First Class package with Tracking. Allow 3 to 5 business days for snail mail delivery.)

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