How to Use Autel IM608 Generic OBD II Function?

Autel MaxiIM IM608-1

Autel MaxiIM IM608-2

Autel MaxiIM 608,A fast-access option for OBD II/EOBD vehicle diagnosis is available on the Vehicle Menu screen. This option presents a quick way to check for DTCs,isolate the cause of an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL), check monitor status prior to emissions certification testing, verify repairs, and perform a number of other services that are emissions-related. The OBD direct access option is also used for testing OBD II/EOBD compliant vehicles that are not included in the Diagnostics database.

Functions of the diagnostics toolbar buttons at the top of the screen are the same as those available for specific vehicle diagnostics.

Autel IM608 General Procedure
To access the OBD II/EOBD diagnostics functions
1. Tap the Diagnostics application button from the MaxiIM Job Menu.
The Vehicle Menu displays.
2. Tap the EOBD button. There are two options to establish communication with the vehicle.

Auto Scan – when this option is selected the diagnostic tool attempts to establish communication using each protocol in order to determine which one the vehicle is broadcasting on.Protocol – when this option is selected the screen opens a submenu of various protocols. A communication protocol is a standardized way of data communication between an ECM and a diagnostic tool. Global OBD may use several different communication protocols.
3. Select a specific protocol under the Protocol option. Wait for the OBD II Diagnostic Menu to appear.

Tapping the button displayed beside the function name opens a bubble with additional function information.

4. Select a function option to continue.
I/M Readiness
Live Data
On-Board Monitor
Component Test
Vehicle Information
Vehicle Status



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