Connecting vehicles remotely with FlexiHub requirements
- A J1850 diagnostic tool or an OBD2 scanner with a J2534 pass-through interface;
- Vehicle diagnosis testing software;
- A computer connected to the Internet.
Automotive diagnostics tools are designed to identify and correct issues that impact the performance of a vehicle’s systems and components. In many cases, the information provided by a vehicle diagnostics app can only be understood with the help of a trained technician.
Using an online vehicle diagnostic solution eliminates the need for an onsite technician to read the information. An expert can reliably receive the online vehicle diagnosis over the network in real-time. The key to performing online automotive diagnostics is establishing the necessary connectivity between the tool and the technician.
FlexiHub is a versatile connectivity solution that works with any kind of diagnostic hardware. You can easily develop applications to provide remote vehicle diagnostics online to a computer, tablet, or smartphone.
Use the following steps to perform online vehicle diagnostics with FlexiHub.
The following are three of the best solutions for performing vehicle diagnostics online.
OBD Auto Doctor offers users an advanced OBD2 automotive diagnostics solution. The tool is compatible with Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, and Android machines. This OBD2 diagnostic software turns a computer or laptop into a versatile vehicle diagnostics tool.
Auto Doctor enables users to query and reset automotive alert codes. It’s an excellent tool for individuals who want to gain a deeper understanding of their automobiles. It lets you turn off the check engine light and monitor data for a selected length of time.
AutoEnginuity’s ScanTool is a Windows-based online vehicle diagnostic solution with coverage options for more than 40 different automobile manufacturers. Users consider these options to be the most important feature of the tool. ScanTool provides professional-grade scanning and diagnostic functionality.
The application gives technicians access to data regarding many automotive components including ABS systems, airbags, the instrument cluster, and transmission. It provides the ability to view online data, perform system tests, and retrieve and clear trouble codes. Adaptive resets and bi-directional controls facilitate using the tool effectively.
Autocom is a Swedish company focused on developing innovative car diagnostic solutions. They were one of the first companies to provide a reliable method of online vehicle diagnostics. Their solution has been used by Bilprovningen, a Swedish automotive testing company, since 2010. Autocom is a flexible service that works with all types of hardware and can be integrated with vehicle diagnostics apps that run on computers or mobile devices.
Autocom has been in business for over 30 years and its products have been used to diagnose problems with millions of vehicles. The tools can be used for various purposes such as providing roadside assistance, telematics, and vehicle inspections. The company will customize the online diagnostics services to fit its customers’ requirements. Autocom is a suitable solution for one-man operations and large automotive service centers.