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Where is my OBDII port on my vehicle?


All cars manufactured for sale in the US since 1996 have an OBDII diagnostic port as mandated by federal law.  This connector must be within 3 feet of the steering wheel and must not require tools to access. 

The port can be black or white.  This is an example of what it looks like:

OBD Port







Normally, this port is located just under the dashboard above the gas or brake pedal.  It can normally be located by simply looking under the dashboard or running your hand along the bottom edge of the dashboard until you "bump" into the connector.

Here are some examples of where your port may be located:


There are other instances where the connector is behind a cover panel to make its appearance more appealing.  In these cases it's necessary to open that panel to gain access to the OBDII port.

Here are some examples of it behind a cover:




More information on finding your OBDII connector can be found here  


If you are having difficulty finding your port, please contact us and we will assist you!



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Article ID: 4
Category: Purchasing Questions
Date added: Mar-29-2012 2:35pm
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