How to Diagnose Japanese Cars by XTOOL PS701?
XTOOL PS701 is a professional diagnostic tool for all Japanese cars such as TOYOTA, HONDA, NISSAN, MITSUBISHI, SUBARU, ISUZI, SUZUKI, MAZDA and KIA, etc. It can access to electronic control systems (not just for OBD2 engine system) and perform diagnosing functions. It supports English, Malaysian and Traditional Chinese so far. With the portable, easy-to-use feature and powerful function, it will be a good choice for car owner or repair shop. When you start to use it at the first time, please check the related user guide in this post.
Connect the XTOOL PS701 OBD2 code reader to the vehicle’s connector via the main cable, and the diagnostic tool will turn on automatically.
1.The connector should be located under the dash and legally should have nothing covering it.
2.Check it under the steering column, on the lower dash up the clutch pedal, or possibly behind the ashtray.
In the main menu, you can see the following items:
Enter [Diagnose] function, and will appear a list of all Japanese cars covered by PS701.
DAIHATSU, HONDA, ISUZU, KIA, MAZDA, MITSUBISHI, NISSAN, OBDII, SUBARU, SUZUKI and TOYOTA
Take Nissan as an example
Select [NISSAN]-> [NISSAN V8.1], and there are three items that will display on the screen incl. AUTO, MANUAL, and SPECIAL FUNCTION.
Tap [MANUAL] and select the corresponding car system:
ENGINE, ABS, TRANSMISSION, AIRBAG, BCM, and OTHERS
Select [ENGINE] and it starts detecting
Select [ENGINE (ISO_I)] detect out and these functions can be performed as below:
-READ TROUBLE CODE
-ERASE TROUBLE CODE
-ECU PART NUMBER
Select [READ TROUBLE CODE] and read out the related trouble code
Select [DATA STREAM], you can see ECU INPUT SIGNALS, MAIN SIGNALS, SELECT FROM MENU
Select [ECU INPUT SIGNALS], it will show the engine data list
Select [SELECT FROM MENU], and the following items will appear on the screen:
-CKPS RPM (POS)
-MAS AIR/FL SEN
-VHCL SPEED SEN
-THROTTLE POSI SEN
-AIR COND SIG
-FUEL PUMP RELAY
-AIR COND RELAY
-M/R F/C MNTR-R
Select [IGN TIMING], then you can see O2 Sensor and IGN TIMING data will change in real-time
Related video demo:
More info on the XTOOL PS701 JP diagnostic tool can be found: