Wouldn’t it be nice if you knew how to conduct a vehicle diagnostic check, or had some high-tech performance analyzer that you could use on your vehicles? Yeah, that would be nice, but not everyone is a mechanic or has expensive automotive tools, but there is a way you can check the health of your vehicle’s engine, without having an auto mechanic degree.
Checkout PLX Devices KIWI 3: Gearhead-level Diagnostic tool, it works using the brains of your smartphone, and supports Android 6.0, Windows Mobile, iOS 9.1+, and Linux.
So, how do you use it? Actually, the device is straight forward simple, all you have to do is plug it into you car’s OBDII port. Once your vehicle’s information is obtained, it will then displays real-time gauges that shows the horsepower, fuel efficiency, torque, timing and more.
The only downside to this pocket mechanic is that you can’t use it on older vehicles, before 1996.
Fuel efficiency, check engine trouble codes, real time gauges, horsepower and torque, and more