OBD Port LocatorGPS Vehicle Tracking Installation
OBD Port Location
Locating the OBD port is simple. You have probably seen the OBD port and wondered what it is and how it might be used. The most common use is by mechanics. Mechanics can connect a scan tool which retrieves data from the vehicles controller area network (CAN). The port is referred to as the CAN BUS. THE data retrieved is call the on-board diagnostics (OBD) data.
Installing an OBD tracker can be as simple as plugging it into the OBD port. This means installation is literally 5 seconds. Most businesses choose to incorporate a Y-harness to the GPS device never has to be removed when a mechanic needs to connect to the CAN BUS to get the OBD data. Read more about installations.