Troubleshoot Toyota Corolla TS by ELM327 and Torque

I am here to share experience on troubleshooting Toyota Corolla via cheap Bluetooth ELM327  OBD2 scan tool and Torque app. The steps are as follows.

 

Vehicle: Toyota Corolla TS

Tool I used: V1.5 MINI ELM327 Bluetooth OBD2 interface ($7.99, free shipping)

Android Smart Phone

Torque app (mobile application, you can download it before starting the job)

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First I connect ELM327 to my Corolla, the port usually is placed above pedals

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Turn on the ignition to contact ELM327 code scanner.

(No need to start the ignition but you can do just in case)

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I shut the headlights down to empty the accumulator

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Next, I turn on Bluetooth of my phone and find OBDII to pair with

The pass is 1234 or 0000

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Then I open [Torque] (Download at Android app Store)

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This blue car icon means the device is connected successfully

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I click [Fault Codes] and tap to scan fault codes, this step cost me a few minutes

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All right, it reminds me No fault codes stored in ECU

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If you have fault codes in ECU, you can clear them here

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And you can search online for solutions. Of course you should have your phone connect to internet.

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After everything has done, turn off the Bluetooth contact and take of the ELM327 code reader.

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