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Can a Scan gauge void your warrenty ?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Metal Magic, Apr 3, 2008.

  1. Apr 3, 2008 at 7:27 PM
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    Metal Magic

    Metal Magic [OP] Active Member

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    I was thinking of buying a scangauge 2 for my tacoma. After reading alot of info here it seems like a very cool toy and offers some great info about the condtion of the vehicle. My question is can using your OBDI port constantly cause any kind of damage ? will a scangauge void your warrenty? I looked on their web page and found nothing stating it was 100 safe which kind of scares me a little. I would just hat to buy it and have it cause problems. Thanks for the help !
     
  2. Apr 3, 2008 at 7:44 PM
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    humanoid

    humanoid bite me

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    No, it's just reading information provided by the truck's computer through the OBDII port. The SG isn't turning the port on or anything like that, it's "constantly hot". Google Magnusson-Moss act too.
     
  3. Apr 3, 2008 at 7:46 PM
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    nagelg

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    A Scangauge II is nothing but a reader. It can't adjust or change anything on your vehicle.
     
  4. Apr 3, 2008 at 7:49 PM
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    Metal Magic

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    thanks I will check it out
     
  5. Apr 5, 2008 at 4:04 AM
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    MurphMan

    MurphMan Senility Rocks!

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    I've had the original scangauge for a couple years anyways plugging in to various vehicles without incident. I wouldn't worry, it's fine.

     
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