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by SecondCorsa
Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Electronics and In Car Entertainment
Topic: OBD plugin for Android Auto.
Replies: 10
Views: 1104

Re: OBD plugin for Android Auto.

No TPMS pids yet still looking. Must be out there as other car makes publish them.
by SecondCorsa
Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Wheels, Tyres, Suspension
Topic: Replacement wheel but key
Replies: 4
Views: 390

Re: Replacement wheel but key

Which wheel are you talking about and why a key? Road wheel and locking wheel nut key?
by SecondCorsa
Sun Oct 29, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Front Window Wiper Problem
Replies: 14
Views: 3122

Re: Front Window Wiper Problem

Is the problem in one direction ie going down or up? If so the arm needs twisting so that the blade won't be at a too greater angle against the screen.
by SecondCorsa
Mon Oct 02, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Electronics and In Car Entertainment
Topic: OBD plugin for Android Auto.
Replies: 10
Views: 1104

Re: OBD plugin for Android Auto.

No sorry I have a 1.4 petrol. Two of the pids listed "DMF Pressure 7a,0 , DMF Temperature 7c,0" in the OBD2AA app.
by SecondCorsa
Fri Sep 29, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Electronics and In Car Entertainment
Topic: OBD plugin for Android Auto.
Replies: 10
Views: 1104

Re: OBD plugin for Android Auto.

After lots of Beta files now stable 1.6. Big thanks Emil for them.
by SecondCorsa
Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Electronics and In Car Entertainment
Topic: OBD plugin for Android Auto.
Replies: 10
Views: 1104

Re: OBD plugin for Android Auto.

Ok what does it do and how does it work. It's an App on the phone that uses Torque Pro that reads info from the OBD reader in the form of pids these are read by OBD2AA app. Depending on what you want and how to display this info you chose the different pids. So dial one may be MPG, another 0 - 60 ti...
by SecondCorsa
Tue Sep 05, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Electronics and In Car Entertainment
Topic: OBD plugin for Android Auto.
Replies: 10
Views: 1104

Re: OBD plugin for Android Auto.

He did say you have to go into Developer Mode on the head unit but if you set Developer mode on your phone you don't have to alter anything on the Vauxhall Itellilink so no warranty problems.
by SecondCorsa
Tue Sep 05, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Electronics and In Car Entertainment
Topic: OBD plugin for Android Auto.
Replies: 10
Views: 1104

OBD plugin for Android Auto.

Thanks to Emil Borconi for this. This still in beta ATM but works really well. First off you have to go to XDA site, just search for "[APP][5.0+]OBD2 Plugin for Android Auto - Use Torque with AndroidAuto" Second you need something like this :-ELM327 OBD2 II Bluetooth Auto Car OBD2 Diagnostic Interfa...
by SecondCorsa
Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Engine and Drivetrain
Topic: Engine Ticking/Rattle
Replies: 16
Views: 2073

Re: Engine Ticking/Rattle

Sounds like a hydraulic valve lifter to me. Back in the old times we had to adjust the valve clearances with a feeler gauge to the correct clearance, then they changed to automatic adjustment saving labour times and keeping the engine in tune. Inside the lifter is a small ball bearing being held on ...
by SecondCorsa
Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: What does everyone do?
Replies: 50
Views: 4574

Re: What does everyone do?

I am a retired motor mechanic started work in 1965 when I was 15 and retired 2015, so fifty years, not bad really. While in the trade I never owned a new car but with a bit of spare cash I thought I can't take it with me so splashed out for the new car. Didn't want anything flash just a set of wheel...

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