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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    VIEWING THE FIRMWARE VERSION ........THE TOOL LIBRARY ............... ADJUSTMENTS AND SETTINGS ........... GENERIC (GLOBAL) OBD2 PID LIST ..........VEHICLE APPLICATIONS - ABS VEHICLE APPLICATIONS – MAKES COVERED ....WARRANTY AND SERVICING LIMITED ONE YEAR WARRANTY .......... SERVICE PROCEDURES ............3040c...
  • Page 3: Introduction What Is Obd

    Toyota/Lexus vehicles, as well as Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) DTCs and vehicle information. The types of enhanced data available depends on the vehicle make. To learn more about vehicle Computer Control Systems and OBD2, see COMPUTER ENGINE CONTROLS on page 8. 3040c...
  • Page 4: You Can Do It

    Frame data are displayed on the Scan Tool’s display screen. System status is indicated by LED indicators. Easy To Define ..Read code definitions from the Scan Tool’s display View Freeze Frame data. View Live Data. View Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) DTCs. 3040c...
  • Page 5: Safety First

    Don't wear loose clothing or jewelry when working on an engine. Loose clothing can become caught in the fan, pulleys, belts, etc. Jewelry is highly conductive, and can cause a severe burn if it makes contact between a power source and ground. 3040c...
  • Page 6: Vehicles Covered

    On some Asian and European vehicles the DLC is located behind the “ashtray” (the ashtray must be removed to access it) or on the far left corner of the dash. If the DLC cannot be located, consult the vehicle’s service manual for the location. 3040c...
  • Page 7: Controls And Indicators

    Frame data for the highest priority code. 3. DTC button - Displays the DTC View screen and/or scrolls the display when more than one DTC is present. 4. LD button - When linked to a vehicle, places the Scan Tool in “Live Data” mode. 3040c...
  • Page 8: Display Functions

    13. LCD Display - Displays test results, Scan Tool functions and Monitor status information. See DISPLAY FUNCTIONS, below, for details. 14. CABLE - Connects the Scan Tool to the vehicle's Data Link Connector (DLC). DISPLAY FUNCTIONS Figure 2. Display Functions 3040c...
  • Page 9 “1.” Code number “1” is always the highest priority code, and the one for which “Freeze Frame” data has been stored. If “01” is a “Pending” code, there may or may not be “Freeze Frame” data stored in memory. 3040c...
  • Page 10: Initial Adjustments

    ENTER button to confirm your selection. After the initial language and unit of measurement selections are performed, these, as well as other settings, can be changed as desired. Proceed to “ADJUSTMENTS AND SETTINGS” on page 70 for further instructions. 3040c...
  • Page 11: Onboard Diagnostics Computer Engine Controls

    By switching from mechanical to electronic engine controls, vehicle manufacturers are able to control fuel delivery and spark timing more precisely. Some newer Computer Control Systems also provide control over other vehicle functions, such as transmission, brakes, charging, body, and suspension systems. 3040c...
  • Page 12 EGR valve or Ignition Module to perform these actions. TYPICAL COMPUTER OUTPUT DEVICES CONTROL SYSTEM Fuel Injectors Idle Air Control EGR Valve Ignition Module On-Board Computer INPUT DEVICES Coolant Temperature Sensor INPUT DEVICES Throttle Position Sensor Oxygen Sensors Fuel Injectors 3040c...
  • Page 13 The California Air Resources Board (CARB) conducted studies on OBD1 equipped vehicles. The information that was gathered from these studies showed the following: A large number of vehicles had deteriorating or degraded emissions-related components. These components were causing an increase in emissions. 3040c...
  • Page 14 (Scan Tools, Code Readers, etc.) and the vehicle’s on-board computer. OBD2 Terminology The following terms and their definitions are related to OBD2 systems. Read and reference this list as needed to aid in the understanding of OBD2 systems. 3040c...
  • Page 15 “Off.” Since each of the fifteen monitors is designed to run diagnostics and testing on a different part of the engine or emissions system, the “Trip Drive Cycle” needed for each individual Monitor to run and complete varies. 3040c...
  • Page 16: Diagnostic Trouble Codes (Dtcs)

    The 2nd character is a numeric digit (0 thru 3). It identifies the “type” of code (Generic or Manufacturer-Specific). Generic DTCs are codes that are used by all vehicle manu- facturers. The standards for generic DTCs, as well as their definitions, are set by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). 3040c...
  • Page 17 Auxiliary Emission Control System Vehicle Speed Control and Idle Control System Computer Output Circuits Transmission 8 - Transmission 9 - Transmission A - Hybrid Propulsion B - Hybrid Propulsion Hybrid Propulsion Identifies what section of the system is malfunctioning 3040c...
  • Page 18 If the failure is not found on the second Trip, the Pending DTC is erased from the computer’s memory. The MIL will stay lit for both Type “A” and Type “B” codes until one of the following conditions occurs: 3040c...
  • Page 19: Obd2 Monitors

    Continuous Monitors Three of these Monitors are designed to constantly monitor their associated components and/or systems proper operation. Continuous Monitors run constantly when the engine is running. The Continuous Monitors are: Comprehensive Component Monitor (CCM) Misfire Monitor Fuel System Monitor 3040c...
  • Page 20 In this case, the signal would fail the rationality test. The CCM is supported by both “spark ignition” vehicles and “compression ignition” vehicles. The CCM may be either a “One-Trip” or a “Two-Trip” Monitor, depending on the component. 3040c...
  • Page 21 The computer checks the efficiency of the catalytic converter by monitoring the oxygen sensors used by the system. One sensor is located before (upstream of) the converter; the other is located after (downstream 3040c...
  • Page 22 Fumes are carried from the fuel tank to the charcoal canister by hoses or tubes. The fumes are stored in the charcoal canister. The computer controls the flow of fuel vapors from the charcoal canister to the engine via a purge solenoid. The computer energizes or de-energizes the purge 3040c...
  • Page 23 14.7 parts of air to one part of fuel. The oxygen sensor must reach a temperature of at least 600-650°F, and the engine must reach normal operating temperature, for the computer to enter into closed-loop operation. The oxygen sensor only 3040c...
  • Page 24 Pending Code. The computer does not command the MIL on at this time. If the fault is sensed again on the second trip, the computer commands the MIL “On,” and saves the code in its long-term memory. 3040c...
  • Page 25 Pending Code. The computer does not command the MIL on at this time. If the fault is sensed again on the second trip, the computer commands the MIL “On,” and saves the code in its long-term memory. 3040c...
  • Page 26 Number of trips needed, with no faults present, to erase a Pending Number and type of trips or drive cycles needed, with no faults present, to turn off the MIL Number of warm-up periods needed to erase the DTC from the computer’s memory after the MIL is turned off 3040c...
  • Page 27 Once per 3 trips trip NOx Adsorber Once per 3 trips Monitor trip Boost Pressure Once per 3 trips System Monitor trip Exhaust Gas Sensor Once per 3 trips Monitor trip PM Filter Monitor Once per 3 trips trip 3040c...
  • Page 28 *VIN: Vehicle Identification Number, found at the base of the windshield on a metallic plate, or at the driver door latch area (consult your vehicle owner's manual for location). TRANSMISSION: Automatic Manual Please check all applicable items in each category. DESCRIBE THE PROBLEM: 3040c...
  • Page 29: Preparation For Testing

    Is too fast Fluctuates up and down RUNNING CONDITIONS No symptoms Backfires Runs rough Misfires or cuts out Lacks power Engine knocks, pings or rattles Bucks and jerks Surges Poor fuel economy Dieseling or run-on Hesitates or stumbles on accelerations 3040c...
  • Page 30: Preparation For Testing

    Above 55° F (13° C) Below freezing (32° F / 0° C) CHECK ENGINE LIGHT / DASH WARNING LIGHT Sometimes ON Always ON Never ON PECULIAR SMELLS "Hot" Gasoline Sulfur ("rotten egg") Burning oil Burning rubber Electrical STRANGE NOISES Rattle Squeak Knock Other 3040c...
  • Page 31: Preparation For Testing Before You Begin

    Check all electrical wiring and harnesses for proper connection. Make sure wire insulation is in good condition, and there are no bare wires. Make sure the engine is mechanically sound. If needed, perform a compression check, engine vacuum check, timing check (if applica- ble), etc. 3040c...
  • Page 32: Vehicle Service Manuals

    Motor Publications 5600 Crooks Road, Suite 200 Troy, Michigan 48098 Phone: 800-426-6867 Web: www.motor.com FACTORY SOURCES Ford, GM, Chrysler, Honda, Isuzu, Hyundai and Subaru Service Manuals Helm Inc. 14310 Hamilton Avenue Highland Park, Michigan 48203 Phone: 800-782-4356 Web: www.helminc.com 3040c...
  • Page 33: Using The Scan Tool Code Retrieval Procedure

    DLC connector. Check your fuse panel and replace any burned-out fuses. If replacing the fuse(s) does not correct the problem, consult your vehicle’s repair manual to identify the proper computer (PCM) fuse/circuit, and perform any necessary repairs before proceeding. 3040c...
  • Page 34 Identification Number (VIN) for the vehicle under test, Vehicle Information screen displays. If the information shown is correct for the vehicle under test, use the UP and DOWN buttons, as necessary, to highlight Yes, then press the ENTER button. Proceed to step 10. 3040c...
  • Page 35 The Select Make screen dis- plays. Use the UP and DOWN buttons, as necessary, to highlight the desired vehicle make, then press the ENTER button to continue. If necessary, select Next to view additional options. The Select Model screen dis- plays. 3040c...
  • Page 36 “No DTC’s or Freeze Frame data presently stored in the vehicle’s computer” message is displayed. The Scan Tool is capable of retrieving and storing up to 32 codes in memory, for immediate or later viewing. 3040c...
  • Page 37 "OK" and running normally. All monitors on the vehicle are active and are performing their diagnostic testing, and no trouble codes are present. A zero will show on the Scan Tool’s display, and all Monitor icons will be solid. 3040c...
  • Page 38 13. If more than one DTC was retrieved, and to view Freeze Frame Data, press and release the DTC button, as necessary. Each time the DTC button is pressed and released, the Scan Tool will scroll and display the next DTC in sequence until all DTCs in its memory have displayed. 3040c...
  • Page 39: Viewing Freeze Frame Data

    In OBD2 systems, when an emissions-related engine malfunction occurs that causes a DTC to set, a record or snapshot of engine conditions at the time that the malfunction occurred is also saved in the vehicle’s computer memory. The record saved is called Freeze Frame data. 3040c...
  • Page 40: Viewing Enhanced Dtcs

    1. With the Scan Tool on the Code Retrieval screen, press and release the M button. The Main Menu displays. 2. Use the UP and DOWN buttons, as necessary, to highlight OEM En- hanced, then press the ENTER button. 3040c...
  • Page 41: Chrysler/Jeep Enhanced Dtcs

    “Contact Technical Support” displays. - Press the M button to return to the Main Menu. - Turn the ignition off, and discon- nect the Scan Tool. - Contact Technical Support for assistance. 3040c...
  • Page 42 4. When the last retrieved DTC has been displayed and the DTC button is pressed, the Scan Tool returns to the “Priority” code. To view additional enhanced DTCs, repeat steps 1 through 4, above. 3040c...
  • Page 43 COVERED on page 4 for vehicle compliance verification information. - Verify the connection at the DLC, and verify the ignition is ON. - Turn the ignition OFF, wait 5 seconds, then back ON to reset the computer. - Press the ENTER button to continue. 3040c...
  • Page 44 DLC connector. A visible icon indicates that the Scan Tool is linked to (communica- ting with) the vehicle’s computer. The display shows the number of the code currently being displayed, the total number of codes retrieved. 3040c...
  • Page 45 DTCs from the vehicle’s com- puter. 1. A “One moment please” message displays while the Scan Tool retrieves the selected DTCs. If the Scan Tool fails to link to the vehicle’s computer, a “Communica- tion Error” message shows on the Scan Tool’s display. 3040c...
  • Page 46 In the case of long code definitions, or when viewing Freeze Frame data, a small arrow is shown in the upper/lower right-hand corner of the code display area to indicate the presence of additional information. Use the UP DOWN buttons, as necessary, to view the additional information. 3040c...
  • Page 47 - Press the ENTER button to continue. If the Scan Tool cannot link to the vehicle’s computer after three attempts, the message “Contact Technical Support” displays. - Press the M button to return to the Main Menu. 3040c...
  • Page 48 4. When the last retrieved DTC has been displayed and the DTC button is pressed, the diagnostic tool returns to the “Priority” code. To view additional enhanced DTCs, repeat steps 1 through 4, above. 3040c...
  • Page 49 Refer to DISPLAY FUNCTIONS on page 6 for a description of LCD display elements. A visible icon indicates that the Scan Tool is being powered through the vehicle’s DLC connector. A visible icon indicates that the Scan Tool is linked to (communicating with) the vehicle’s computer. 3040c...
  • Page 50: Viewing Abs Dtcs

    Global OBD, then press the ENTER button to return to the Global OBD2 mode. VIEWING ABS DTCs Refer to Vehicle Applications - ABS on page 82 for vehicle makes covered. For a complete list of vehicle’s covered, please visit www.innova.com. 3040c...
  • Page 51 DLC connector. A visible icon indicates that the diagnostic tool linked (communicating with) the vehicle’s computer. The display shows the number of the code currently being displayed, the total number of codes retrieved. 3040c...
  • Page 52: Erasing Diagnostic Trouble Codes (Dtcs)

    Monitors to a not run "flashing" condition. To set all of the Monitors to a DONE status, an OBD2 Drive Cycle must be performed. Refer to your vehicle's service manual for information on how to perform an OBD2 Drive Cycle for the vehicle under test. 3040c...
  • Page 53 OFF, then turn the ignition back to ON. DO NOT start the engine. Press the ENTER button to continue. If the erase was successful, a confirmation message shows on the display. Press the M button to return to the Main Menu. 3040c...
  • Page 54: About Repairsolutions

    RepairSolutions® lets you view, save, and email the diagnostic data retrieved from a vehicle’s on-board computer(s) using an Innova Scan Tool. At the core of RepairSolutions® is an extensive knowledge database, developed by compiling and analyzing years worth of “real world” vehicle service data. RepairSolutions® builds...
  • Page 55 12 months. The predicted repairs are weighted by probability (high, moderate or low) and include cost estimates. Vehicle History Reports – Thinking of buying a vehicle? RepairSolutions® provides “one click” access for the purchase of a vehicle history report. 3040c...
  • Page 56 (report #, VIN, etc.) you specify. Registered Devices – You can register all of your Innova tools with your RepairSolutions® account. The Registered Devices page shows all the tools registered to your account along with the date on which the device was activated.
  • Page 57 Shop Locator will return a list facilities near your location based on the Zip Code you provide. Hardware Requirements: Innova Scan Tool Mini USB Cable (included with tool) Minimum System Operating Requirements: Windows®...
  • Page 58: I/M Readiness Testing

    Accessing RepairSolutions® 1. Link your Scan Tool to a vehicle and retrieve diagnostic data. 2. Visit www.innova.com, download and install the latest PC-Link software for your Scan Tool. Select the Support tab, then choose Manuals and Software. Use the drop-down menu provided to select your tool Category and tool Model to download the latest PC-Link software.
  • Page 59 I/M Readiness Monitor Status shows which of the vehicle's Monitors have run and completed their diagnosis and testing, and which ones have not yet run and completed testing and diagnosis of their designated sections of the vehicle's emissions system. 3040c...
  • Page 60 Monitors with a "Has Not Run" status have not yet met the conditions they need to perform diagnosis and testing of their assigned engine area (system), and have not been able to perform diagnostic testing on that system. 3040c...
  • Page 61 Monitor (a solid Monitor icon shows Monitor "Has Run" status, a flashing Monitor icon indicates "Has Not Run" status). Take this information to an emissions professional to determine (based on your test results) if your vehicle is ready for an Emissions Test (Smog Check). 3040c...
  • Page 62 2. After the fault or faults have been repaired, connect the Scan Tool to the vehicle's DLC and erase the code or codes from the vehicle's computer memory. See page 50 for procedures for ERASING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCs) from the vehicle's on-board computer. 3040c...
  • Page 63 If, after the Monitor has run, the MIL on the vehicle's dash lights and/or a DTC associated with that Monitor is present in the vehicle's computer, the repair was unsuccessful. Refer to the vehicle's service manual and recheck repair procedures. 3040c...
  • Page 64: Live Data Mode Viewing Live Data

    ON. - Turn the ignition OFF, wait 5 seconds, then back ON to reset the computer. - Press the ENTER button to continue. 3. Real-time Live Data (PID) information supported by the vehicle under test displays. 3040c...
  • Page 65: Customizing Live Data (Pids)

    Live Data display, proceed as follows: 1. With the Scan Tool in Live Data mode (see VIEWING LIVE DATA on page 62), press and hold the LD button until the Live Data Menu displays, then release the LD button. 3040c...
  • Page 66 PID in the menu highlighted. Proceed to step 3. If custom Live Data was not previously selected, the Custom Live Data menu displays, with the first PID in the menu highlighted. Proceed to step 3. 3040c...
  • Page 67 More PIDs, then press the ENTER button to return to the Custom Live Data menu. Repeat step 4. 6. To exit the "Custom Live Data" mode, press the M button to return to the Main Menu. 3040c...
  • Page 68: Additional Functions Battery/Alternator Monitor

    1. With the Scan Tool on the Code Retrieval screen, press and release the M button. The Main Menu displays. 2. Use the UP and DOWN buttons, as necessary, to highlight Battery/ Alternator Monitor, then press the ENTER button. 3040c...
  • Page 69: Viewing Vehicle Information

    8. Press the M button to return to the Main Menu. VIEWING VEHICLE INFORMATION The Scan Tool offers three options for retrieving reference information for the vehicle under test; Vehicle ID, Available Modules and IPT (In- use Performance Tracking). 3040c...
  • Page 70 6. When you have finished viewing the retrieved vehicle ID information, press the M button to exit. Viewing Available Modules The Scan Tool can retrieve a list of modules supported by the vehicle under test. 1. While linked to a vehicle, press the M button. 3040c...
  • Page 71 2. Use the UP and DOWN buttons, as necessary, to highlight Vehicle Information, then press the ENTER button. Vehicle Information menu displays. 3. Use the UP and DOWN buttons, as necessary, to highlight IPT, then press the ENTER button. 3040c...
  • Page 72: Viewing The Firmware Version

    SYSTEM STATUS LEDs. 1. While linked to the vehicle, press the M button. The Main Menu displays. 2. Use the UP and DOWN buttons, as necessary, to highlight Tool Library, then press the ENTER button. The Tool Library menu displays. 3040c...
  • Page 73 When you have selected all the DTC characters, press the ENTER button to view the DTC definition. The Select Manufacturer screen displays. 4. Use the UP and DOWN buttons, as necessary, to highlight the desired vehicle manufacturer, then press the DTC button. 3040c...
  • Page 74 ENTER button. The LED Meaning screen displays. The screen provides a description of the meanings of the green, yellow and red SYSTEM STATUS LEDs. Use the UP and DOWN buttons, as necessary, to scroll the display. 3040c...
  • Page 75: Adjustments And Settings

    3. Make adjustments and settings as described in the following paragraphs. Disabling Navigational Footers Navigational “footers” are shown at the bottom of most display screens. They show which hotkey to press to return to the topmost menu for the current function. 3040c...
  • Page 76 To exit the Adjust Brightness screen and return to the Tool Settings Menu without making changes, press the M button. Enabling the Audible Tone 1. Use the UP and DOWN buttons, as necessary, to highlight Audible Tone in the Tool Settings Menu, then press the ENTER button. 3040c...
  • Page 77 Measurement in the Tool Settings Menu, then press the ENTER button. The Unit of Measurement screen displays. The currently selected Unit of Measurement is highlighted. 2. Use the UP and DOWN buttons, as necessary, to highlight the desired Unit of Measurement. 3040c...
  • Page 78 2. When you have finished viewing the Hotkey Legends, press the ENTER button to return to the Tool Settings menu. Exiting the Tool Settings Menu Press the M button to return to the Main Menu. 3040c...
  • Page 79: Generic (Global) Obd2 Pid List

    EQ Ratio X.XXX Commanded Equivalence Ratio EQ Ratio 11 X.XXX Bank 1 - Sensor 1 Equivalence Ratio EQ Ratio 12 X.XXX Bank 1 - Sensor 2 Equivalence Ratio EQ Ratio 13 X.XXX Bank 1 - Sensor 3 Equivalence Ratio 3040c...
  • Page 80 XXX / Intake Manifold Absolute Pressure /PSI XX.X MIL On Time hrs, XXXX, XX Engine Run Time while MIL ON Monitor Status ICONS on Monitor Status this Driving Cycle Display O2S B1 S1 X.XXX Bank 1 - Sensor 1 3040c...
  • Page 81 Oxygen Sensor, Bank 2, Sensor 1 O2S Location O2S22 Oxygen Sensor, Bank 2, Sensor 2 O2S Location O2S31 Oxygen Sensor, Bank 3, Sensor 1 O2S Location O2S32 Oxygen Sensor, Bank 3, Sensor 2 O2S Location O2S41 Oxygen Sensor, Bank 4, Sensor 1 3040c...
  • Page 82 Short Term Fuel Trim-Bank 4 Time DTC Clr hrs, XXXX, XX Time since DTC Cleared Time Since XXXX Time Since Engine Start Start XXX.X Absolute Throttle Position TPS B XXX.X Absolute Throttle Position B TPS C XXX.X Absolute Throttle Position C 3040c...
  • Page 83 Generic (Global) OBD2 PID List Tool Display Unit Value PID Description Veh Speed km/h XXX / XXX Vehicle Speed Sensor Warm-up DTC # Warm-ups since DTC Cleared 3040c...
  • Page 84: Vehicle Applications - Abs

    VEHICLE APPLICATIONS – MAKES COVERED The diagnostic tool has the ability to retrieve and erase ABS codes. Vehicle Makes supported by the diagnostic tool are shown below. Please visit www.innova.com for a complete list of vehicles covered. KIA (optional upgrade) ACURA...
  • Page 85: Glossary Of Terms And Abbreviations

    LED – Light Emitting Diode LTFT – Long Term Fuel Trim, is a program in the vehicle’s computer designed to add or subtract fuel from the vehicle to compensate for operating conditions that vary from the ideal A/F ratio (long term). 3040c...
  • Page 86 (fine tune) on a short-term basis. Trip Drive Cycle – Vehicle operation that provides the necessary driving condition to enable a vehicle Monitor to run and complete its diagnostic testing. VECI – Vehicle Emission Control Information Decal 3040c...
  • Page 87: Warranty And Servicing

    UPDATES and OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES, please contact your local store, distributor or the Service Center. USA & Canada: (800) 544-4124 (6:00 AM-6:00 PM, 7 days a week) All others: (714) 241-6802 (6:00 AM-6:00 PM, 7 days a week) FAX: (714) 241-3979 (24 hr.) Web: www.innova.com 3040c...