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If your current OBDII reader won't clear codes read this ...

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Old Aug 3rd, 2019, 21:21   #11
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aha, Bluetooth OBD bought but not reading anything from the car. Annoyingly I cannot see the status LEDs on the bluetooth box as they face the pedals...
Time to get the tools out.
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Yes you won't see the lights, but if you wiggle the box you should find it gets powered-up & then it can connect to your smartphone via bluetooth.

Are you sure you've pushed it in far enough so it connects to the socket?
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Default OBD2 device for V90 1997

I now have both the ELM 327 and Streetwise OBD2 devices. I am not sure which is likely to be best, but it seems the ELM device is bluetooth and requires a computer (smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC) to read the faults etc. Whereas the Streetwise device obtained from Euro Parts gives a readout, but cannot send details to a computer as it is not bluetooth. I'll hang on to both and see how they do although at the moment I do not have a fault as far as I know!. There is no usb socket on the Streetwise one so cannot see how data can be sent to a computer. If anyone knows how it can I'd be grateful for this information.
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As above all I did was buy the two items from ebay and the dongle styled one connected to my phone via a free app over bluetooth. That read all the relevant codes and would clear them too.

If you've got the ELM version I purchased then you should find that the above steps work for you too.

Not sure what's up with what you've got?
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