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A Guide to Using the Innova 5300LaT

By Joseph Kim
Published on April 29th, 2024

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The Innova 5300LaT is an exclusive scanner that's used either as a rental tool or as a retail employee tool. So if you’re a customer seeking to purchase & own a scanner, we recommend checking out other options such as the Innova 5610.

Otherwise, welcome! In this guide we’ll talk about the available features of the Innova 5300LaT and how to navigate through the tool.

How To Use Innova 5300LAT

What The Tool Comes With

The tool comes with the following:

  • 5300LaT Scanner
  • Hardcase
  • Detachable OBD2 Adapter
  • Detachable OBD1 Adapters

The following OBD1 adapters are provided:

  • General Motors – 1982 to 1993 and some 1994 to 1995 models.
  • Ford, Lincoln, Mercury – 1983 to 1995 models with EEC-IV Systems.
  • Toyota / Lexus – 1991 to 1995.
  • Chrysler / Dodge / Plymouth – 1984 to 1995.
  • Honda - 1991 to 1995.
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Available Features

Here are the available features supported by the tool:

Read & Clear Codes

  • Check Engine
  • ABS & Brakes
  • Enhance Engine and Transmission
  • OBD1 Systems
  • Heavy-Duty (HD) Truck


  • Battery Reset
  • Oil Maintenance Reset

Status Checks

  • Oil Level
  • Oil Life Status
  • Brake Pad Life

Additional Features

  • Battery / Alternator Test
  • Pending Codes
  • Permanent Codes
  • Live Data
  • Freeze Frame
  • Emission / SMOG Check Readiness
  • I/M Monitors Status
  • Drive Cycles
  • O2S Results
  • Mode 6
  • EVAP
  • Vehicle Information

As always, remember that the available features and functions depend on your vehicle’s year, make, and model.

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Compatible Vehicles

If you'd like to confirm the specific features the Innova 5300LaT supports for your vehicle's year, make, and model, please use our Coverage Checker. If you need help with navigating through this self-selection tool, please refer to this guide.

When it comes to Battery Management System (BMS) coverage, the tool only supports specific makes with certain years and models:

Battery Rest Innova 5300LAT
  • Audi (2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2017 - 2020)
  • BMW (2001 - 2022)
  • Ford (2014 - 2020)
  • Lincoln (2016 - 2019)
  • Mini (2006, 2007, 2010 - 2013, 2016 - 2022)
  • Volkswagen (2003, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2016, 2019, 2020)
  • Volvo (2011, 2014 - 2018)


Please be aware that the limited 1-year warranty provided for Innova tools does not apply to the 5300LaT scanner as it is a rental / store employee tool.

Our limited 1-year warranty only applies to tools purchased for individual/personal use.

For O'Reilly employees (store use), the warranty is 90 days.

Specific Reset Procedures

Please note that the reset procedures may differ per vehicle make. If you’d like to learn more about these procedures (as well as general product usage), please visit our help documentation page.

Alternatively, you can download our manual / quick start guide below.

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