The 10 Best Wireless OBD2 Scanners

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This wiki has been updated 5 times since it was first published in August of 2018. When your car's check engine light comes on, it could signal anything from a trivial problem, like a loose gas cap, to more serious issues that require immediate attention. With one of these wireless OBD2 scanners, you can quickly find out what's wrong and save yourself an unnecessary trip to the mechanic. We've included both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth models that work with iOS, Android, and Windows. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best wireless obd2 scanner on Amazon.

10. Mestart Error Reader

9. ScanTool LX

8. Fixd 2

7. Foseal Improved

6. Autel AP200

5. Kitbest Bluetooth

4. Atdiag 10

3. Jethax 001

2. BlueDriver LSB2

1. BAFX Products 3127

Editor's Notes

October 02, 2019:

Removed the Veepeak Mini because of quality concerns. Removed the Carista Adapter because of concerns with the usability of the app. Added the Autel AP200 and the Jethax 001.

We generally favored those scanners that work off of bluetooth as opposed to Wi-Fi because they can be used while away from home. Many of these scanners require a subscription to unlock all of the features advertised. Some only work with proprietary apps that often limit the functionality of the tool. Wireless scanners are great options for those that just require ECU code readings and deletions because most of these will not require app purchases for those functions. The BAFX Products 3127 is great for the needs of most users. The BlueDriver LSB2 is more expensive but will allow users to read ABS and TCM codes, which will mostly be used by mechanics. If you'll end up paying for all of the extra features for one of these wireless scanners, a wired scanner will often be cheaper in the long run.

Automotive repair can be dangerous and should only be performed by trained technicians to avoid personal injury or damage to equipment.


Rafael Perez
Last updated on October 03, 2019 by Rafael Perez

Rafael Perez is a doctoral candidate in philosophy at the University of Rochester. His primary focus is the metaphysics of time and the philosophy of mind, with a particular interest in artificial intelligence and antirepresentational models of the mind. He has extensive experience as a mechanic, a construction worker, and a general repairman. This has allowed him to gather a wealth of knowledge on automobile repair, auto parts, carpentry, masonry, welding, and the tools used in those trades. In his spare time, he enjoys playing guitar, woodworking, and fishing.


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