Category: OBD-II

Hacking your Car with an Arduino and a CAN BUS Module

CAN BUS Module

Your car is full of electronic devices. In fact, General Motors is one of the largest computer manufacturers due to its need of microcomputers in cars that it makes.  If you have an interest in what goes on with your cars’ electronics, you might want to invest some time hacking your car with an Arduino …

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OBD-II Testing with an Arudino

FTDI Breakout 5V

OBD-II  (an abbreviation for  On-Board Diagnostics, Second Generation) is a set of standards for implementing a computer based system to control emissions from vehicles ( and a lot more ! ).  If you are not familiar with OBD-II you can read more about it here. I just recently acquired an OBD-II UART board and cable from …

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