Scan Tool

Scan Tool – A scan tool is used to read the on board vehicle computer data.  The scan tool plugs into the vehicle computer via a data connection usually located under the steering column.  This tool allows the mechanic to read what the vehicle computer is reading.  We commonly refer to this tool as the “computer”…..”we need to put it on the computer”

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