OBD2® Scan Tool with Live Data Color Screen Part#3040c

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Time is money. That’s why when it comes to diagnosing Check Engine issues; you can’t go wrong with the 3040 Scan Tool from Innova. It’s ideal for the entry-level pro, savvy DIYer or to speed up work in busy shops by providing the tools and information, to quickly and efficiently troubleshoot OBD2 and ABS problems on today’s vehicles.

  • Works with any car, light truck, minivan, SUV or hybrid manufactured since 1996 (OBD2) – foreign and domestic.
  • Connects to the OBD2 port (usually found under the steering column).
  • Patented, 2.8” all-in-one color display screen shows 20 pieces of vital information all displayed at one time, including diagnostic trouble code(s) and their definition(s) in English, French and Spanish.
  • Read and Erase CHECK ENGINE light codes with a click of a button.
  • Battery/Alternator test – helps troubleshoot no-start car problems.
  • Diagnose and erase ABS (anti-lock brake) codes on most popular, newer-model vehicles (GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, and Honda).
  • Freeze frame shows engine conditions such as fuel trim, engine coolant temp, etc., at the time the Malfunction.
  • Record, graph and play back live data on the screen.
  • Indicator Lamp (MIL) was set.
  • Red-Yellow-Green LEDs indicates emissions monitor status. They can also help catch intermittent problems or confirm repairs during a drive cycle.
  • 9-button format with HOT KEYS – provide easy access to important information, intuitive navigation.
  • Audible beep – alerts when tool is successfully linked to vehicle.
  • Automatically refreshes data every 30 seconds when connected to the vehicle.
  • Free software and firmware updates, with included USB cable and any Internet-enabled PC or Mac.
  • Includes optional access to RepairSolutions® -- the most comprehensive, verified fix information available. Just connect your Innova tool to an Internet-enabled computer to see the most likely fix; estimate parts and labor for your specific geographic region; and see repair difficulty level to help decide if you want to fix it yourself.
  • Support available Monday – Saturday (6 a.m. – 6 p.m. Pacific Time) in English or Spanish, from Innova’s California-based team of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)-certified technicians.

Optional Upgrades/Coverage:

Optional premium RepairSolutions® coverage to access accurate, recommended fix (es), labor times, how-to-repair videos, predicted failures, unscheduled maintenance reminders, TSB and recall notifications, and more.

MSRP $128.74

OBD2® Scan Tool with Live Data Color Screen Part#3040c

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How can I get rid of a stored vehicle?

You will have to register another vehicle scan to override a previous vehicle. There is no alternate way to delete a previous vehicle on the tool.

Will the 3040c have the ability to read ABS and SRS?

The 3040c will retrieve ABS codes, on most 1996 and newer GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, and Honda vehicles. However, it will not retrieve SRS codes. Please refer to our coverage chart for more information.

Will the Scan Tool damage my vehicle’s electronic systems?

No. Innova’s Code Readers and Scan Tools are designed to retrieve information that is stored in your vehicle’s computer. With the exception of initiating the EVAP system Leak Test, O2 Test, and Non-Continuous Test (for vehicles that support these tests), the tools do not command, control, or otherwise enter information to your vehicle. It is not possible for these tools to damage your vehicle’s electronic system.

Why do the Monitor icons continue to flash?

The I/M MONITOR STATUS icons represent systems that are being tested by your vehicle for any possible faults. Monitors are special computer programs used by the vehicle’s computer to verify proper operation of specific emissions-related components or systems (Oxygen Sensor, Catalytic Converter, EGR Valve, Fuel System, etc.) to ensure their proper operation. If a Monitor icon is flashing; it indicates the associated system monitor is still being tested by the vehicles computer. A Monitor will not complete until the proper set of conditions are met for it to complete a drive cycle. When a Monitor icon is solid, it indicates the associated Monitor has completed its testing. A “Drive Cycle” is when the vehicle is driven through the necessary conditions during a single trip or multiple subsequent trips for the self-diagnosis to complete. You need to complete a full drive cycle for each of the monitors to complete its testing. Once the Drive Cycle finishes testing the system monitor you will receive a solid icon. In order to complete a “Drive Cycle” the vehicle must be able to start and run for the self-diagnosis to complete. Please refer to a vehicle service manual or owner’s manual for more information on the necessary conditions needed to perform the self-diagnosis and testing.

What extra features does the software offer?

The Pc link software will allow you to connect the Code Reader to a PC and transfer the information retrieved from your vehicle’s computer. It will allow you to create a basic report that provides you with the code, code definitions, freeze frame data and if available possible causes for the DTC's.  You can also purchase a premium membership, this will give you access to Verified Fixes for codes, Predicted Vehicle Repairs based on the current mileage, and access to our full library of do it yourself videos. 

I lost my Owner’s Manual, and software CD, where can I get another one? 

You can download a copy of the Owner’s Manual  in Adobe PDF format and download the software from Innova website (www.innova.com). Click on the "Support" Tab, and choose "Manuals and Software". 

Can I use the Code Reader with the engine running?

We always recommend connecting the Code Reader to your vehicle first, before turning on the ignition or starting the vehicle. So long as this procedure is followed, you can use the Code Reader on the vehicle while it is running.
IMPORTANT: If it is necessary to drive the vehicle while observing the Code Reader's display (such as when performing a Drive Cycle), ALWAYS have a second person help you. One person should drive while the second person observes the Code Reader's display.

Does the 3040c reset the maintence light?

No. This tool will not reset the maintence light.

Can this tool store more than one vehicle at a time?

Yes, this tool will save the last 3 vehicles.

What is the percentage bar, when you initially connect to a vehicle?

This percentage indicates the total completion value, when connecting to a certain protocol.

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FEATURES 3020 3030 3040 3100 3120 3130 3140 3150 3160
CEL - Diagnose + Clear - 1996 + Diesel + Hybrid
ABS - Diagnose + Clear
Vehicle Health - Confirms State Emissions Test
Emissions Readiness Advisor
RepairSolutions®  
Definitions in English | Spanish | French  
Internet Updatable & Upgradable  
Battery Backup      
AirBag - Expanded Asian & European Coverage              
FixAssist                
View Live Data          
OBD1         Optional Optional Optional

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