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    Default Diagnostic scan

    I am looking for a cheap way to do diagnostics on my 2005 Pajero 3.2d. I bought an ELM327 OBD2 scanner and tried various APPs but none can connect to the ECU. I suspect it is because of the MUT 3 protocol of the Pajero.
    Now I came up with this idea. Why not buy a USB to OBD2 cable for the computer and download the MUT 3 software from the internet.
    My question is, will it work?
    Are there another cheaper alternative than buying an expensive diagnostics tool? I want to use it to do fault finding and repairs for myself, so I wont make money of it. And it is difficult to justify buying the expensive unit by calculating savings to have a diagnostics run by a 3rd party.
    Any advice or assistance will be appreciated.

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    Default Re: Diagnostic scan

    Do you have a WiFi or BT ELM327?
    I initially bought a WiFi ELM327 scanner and did not communicate or connect to my Ranger's ECU through Android Torque Pro App. Replaced it with a BT ELM327 and now working 100%.
    IIRC BT scanner with Android and WiFi scanner with iPAD. Please correct me if I am wrong, however the BT scanner is working very well.

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    Default Re: Diagnostic scan

    I have the bluetooth ELM327.

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    Default Re: Diagnostic scan

    Quote Originally Posted by Henniegreyling View Post
    I have the bluetooth ELM327.
    Then I have run out of talent. My knowledge of these things are limited at best.
    Hope you get it sorted.

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    Default Re: Diagnostic scan

    Read here, it may help if your vehicle is OBD2 compliant (Gen 4): http://www.pajeroclub.co.za/forum/vi...684&hilit=obd2
    Last edited by Diversions; 2019/12/18 at 07:39 AM.
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    Default Re: Diagnostic scan

    I looks like the Gen 3 is not OBD2 compliant. I keep getting a CPU teading error on the bluetooth OBD2 devices.
    The Delphi DS150 appartly is compliant and can do diagnostic. Can anyone confirm this?

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    Default Re: Diagnostic scan

    I dont pretend to be an expert by any means but from what I have read here, and on other forums, I dont think the Gen 3 is OBD2 Compliant.
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