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Old 09-23-2013, 04:02 PM   #1
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Problems with ELM327 obd2

Hello All,

I got an ELM 327 bluetooth to diagnostic my Focus 2001 1.8 tddi from Germany.
I use scanXl as scan software and some other softwares but it dosen connect:

I got this error:

Error 104: Error detecting OBD-II protocol.

Does this type of focus have OBD 2 protocol?

Please can anyone help me.

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Old 09-23-2013, 06:26 PM   #2
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Yes it does have OBD-II
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What kind of bluetooth adapter did you buy? Some of the cheaper chinese units dont connect properly or even at all. That being said have you ever gotten it to connect successfully at all? And if so what protocols has it worked with?
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Yes is a cheap Chines product. It connect with PC, the soft know it, but no OBD 2 communication at all. Is the device or car problem?
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Do you know anyone with even a cheap code reader who could check the port for you? Or your regular garage might do it cheap/free, especially if they're doing other work at the same time.
The port could be dead due to a bad battery or blown fuse, though you'd notice the symptoms when the car was running.
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Yes, i think i can find someone to make a check. I just wanted to know if my car has or not OBD-2. What kind of protocol have?
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Yes, i think i can find someone to make a check. I just wanted to know if my car has or not OBD-2. What kind of protocol have?
North American MK1 focus' are OBD-II. Yours should be also.
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