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On Board Diagnostics OBD

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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Top 5 Common Used Car Catastrophes


When you buy a used car, wouldn’t it be nice to know the true condition it is in? Purchasing a used car can offer buyers a lot of value by saving money, but sometimes you hear horror stories about lemons. Take a moment to read about some of the most common used car catastrophes and […]

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Look For These Signs If Your Car Choking Or Sputtering

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Does your car feel like it is choking or sputtering while running or accelerating? Although you may be the one crying for help, your vehicle is trying to tell you something if it is sputtering when you step on the gas. Cars are full of parts and sensors that need regular inspection over time. If […]

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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

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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?

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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?

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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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