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Toyota FJ Cruiser II

ScanGaugeII Review

So I finally I wanted some independence. I that I might start by myself from dealer/mechanic tools.  It always drove me when the check engine came on and I’d get it checked immediately, to find out it was a random sensor and everything was fine.  The computers in our are very complicated, and sometimes can be The OBDII interface is a nice since it allows us to take of some of these issues.

).  Since I was planning on doing intake modifications, I was looking to instant feedback on engine and fuel economy.  I also immediate information about engine light codes, so the seemed to fit the bill.

For everyday driving, the ScanGaugeII trip computers that data from the current current day, previous or current tank. The information for each of these time includes maximum speed, speed, maximum coolant maximum rpm, driving driving distance, fuel trip fuel economy, to empty, time to empty, and (gallons) to empty.


The is easy to read and has seven (7) screen colors as well as color settings (63 of them.)  The and navigation buttons are backlit for driving and can be set at low or high brightness, or All navigation is accomplished through on-screen operation using menu driven soft-keys.  A “home” soft-key quickly you to the start screen from any The data-rate is also selectable and at either slow, normal 2 seconds) or fast (every The unit has an automatic delayed after engine shutoff and power-up when engine is and can also be manually


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The gauge selection gives you of combinations to play with. economy (mpg), fuel (gph),  battery voltage,  temperature,  intake air temperature,  speed (rpm),  vehicle (mph and km/h),  engine throttle position,  ignition and open/closed loop.  There is an update available that horsepower (hp) and fuel ratings.  Any four (4) of these can be displayed simultaneously, and you can cycle each by simply working the key at each position.  I’m in the habit of mpg, intake air temperature, rpm and load so I can monitor my CAI performance and my foot.  It’s amazing how you become of fuel consumption you see the MPG dip to 2.7mpg when you throttle up!

I’ve already avoided trips to the mechanic when the engine light has illuminated for one or another, and really enjoy the to self-diagnose simple problems.  The diagnostic tool reads codes, reads conditions set the trouble code, clears codes if you choose to; turns off the

Installation is easy the OBDII plug-and-play.  The included cord allows you to reach a of mounting locations, such as the console, upper dash, cluster, or an overhead console if you get The unit is small (4.8W x x 1D) and lightweight, and is easily held in with 3M or Velcro.  I started the left console, but am happier the top of the dash location for line-of-sight and ease of manipulation.

If your data hungry, you go wrong with the ScanGuageII. One of caution, if you’re truck is modified, you may not like what you see in of MPG.

Toyota FJ Cruiser II
Toyota FJ Cruiser II
Toyota FJ Cruiser II

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