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OBD Facts

Odometer Rollback Fraud

How do we tell if an odometer has been rolled back? There are two ways to detect Odometer rollback in Vehicles: 1)  Past Records: compare the mileage on the odometer with the mileage number on the vehicle maintenance  records 2) Reads OBD PID 166 from the Vehicle’s On-Board Diagnostics – OBD:  A Vehicle Inspection APP reads the PID 166 […]

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What Should You Expect From a CarDr.com Inspection Report?

Car Inspection, Doctor like precisionAt  CarDr.com our goal is to provide the True Facts of the Vehicle. Our automobile Inspection is done in 4 Comprehensive Vehicle Inspection Steps  First, Used car Inspection’s start with Car History – to see if the car’s been in any prior issues or accidents etc. The AI then assigns the order to the […]

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Mobile Pre-Owned Car Inspections

CarDr.com Grade for a Car

Mobile Pre-owned Car Inspection  When you buy a used car, wouldn’t it be nice to know the actual condition it is in? Buying a used car can offer you a lot of value in dollars saved, but you don’t want to be the next victim in a lemon horror story. Take a moment to read […]

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What Is The Real Value Of A Car?

Do you know what your car is worth? If you are like anyone else, you probably replied: “Um… No? But I can find out in about thirty seconds from Kelley Blue Book, NADAGuides, or Edmunds. Why do you ask?” We ask because most sources only consider a handful of factors in valuing your car. When […]

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How Do OBD Scanners Work?

OBD Port Reader

OBD – On-board diagnostics –  refers to vehicle’s self-diagnostic and reporting capability. On-board diagnostics systems give the vehicle technician access to the status of the vehicles sub-systems. Given that knowing a vehicle’s condition is critical for both car owners and many car-related businesses. Whether you are a mechanic, a used car salesperson, an insurance provider, […]

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What Even Is OBD?

OBD - On-Board-Diagnostic

On-board diagnostics (OBD) refers to vehicle’s self-diagnostic and reporting capability.Modern vehicles  provide real-time OBD data in addition to a standardized series of diagnostic trouble codes, or DTCs, which allow us to rapidly identify and remedy malfunctions within the vehicle. Onboard Diagnostic (OBD) is a manufacturing standard for cars made since 1996. Mechanics needed a way […]

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