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NT301 CAN OBDII/EOBD Code Reader
1.Easiest and quickest solution for OBD faults.
2.NT301 offers such useful information for entry-level pro and savvy DIYer that they can quickly and efficiently troubleshoot OBD2/EOBD problems on today’s vehicles.
3.With 2.8’’ TFT color screen and hot keys for I/M readiness test, and reading/clearing DTCs make it excellent value for money.

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Foxwell NT301 CAN OBDII/EOBD Code Reader Reviews

Description

 If you are in the market to buy an OBD2 scanner, you may be wondering how the Foxwell NT301 CAN OBD2 EOBD code reader performs.
 

The Foxwell NT301 can read and erase codes but it can also retrieve a wealth of information from the Engine Control Unit (ECU). The ECU is what triggers the Check ENgine Light when there is a  problem with your car. The Foxwell NT301 scanner is OBDII and EOBD scanner covering all of the most popular protocols which means it works with virtually any vehicle manufactured from 1996 until now. 

Foxwell NT301, here are the highlights. 
 

Pros

  • Read / Clear Fault Codes
  • Broad Vehicle Coverage
  • Green, Yellow, Red lights help you quickly determine the health of the car. 
  • Robust / Well Build Housing
  • 2.8" Color Screen
  • Easy to Use
  • Check Emission Status
  • Software can be updated

Cons

  • Too large to be a pocket scanner
  • Component testing didn't work on a 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan.

Features Snapshot

  • Read Codes / Clear Codes
  • Freeze Frame Data
  • Live Data
  • Emission Readiness 
  • O2 Sensor Test
  • On board Monitor Test
  • Component Test
  • Vehicle Information
  • Check Modules Present

In-Depth Foxwell NT301 Scanner Review

COVERAGE

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NT301 works with all OBDII/EOBD compliant cars, light-duty trucks, SUVs, minivans and Hybrid sold worldwide.

 

EASY TO USE

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Reading / Erasing DTC and I/M readiness hot keys make it easy to use this tool right out of the package. They provide access to emissions readiness status, DTC information and erase function. Clearly arranged keypad, menu-driven navigation, hotkeys and 2.8'' TFT color screen together make it extremely easy to use.

 

LED NOTIFICATIONS

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Red-Yellow-Green LEDs and build-in speaker indicate emissions monitor status. They can also help catch intermittent problems or confirm repairs during a drive cycle.

 

VIN RETRIVAL

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Automatic VIN acquisition and decoding makes it much easier to read manufacturer specific codes and enhanced mode 6 data.

 

LIVE SENSOR DATA

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NT301 also shows live sensors data in text and graph format and allows you to focus on any suspicious or symptom-specific data parameters. It reads freeze frame data, which shows engine conditions such as fuel trim, engine coolant temp, etc., st the time the Malfunction Indicator (MIL) was set.

 

MULTI LINGUAL

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It supports English, French, Deutsch, Spanish, Italian

 

HOW TO USE FOXWELL NT301

STEP 1: LOCATE THE OBD2 PORT

Locate the OBD 2 port under the dashboard. It will be on the driver's side of the dashboard. This is a 16 pin port.


 

STEP 2: TURN ON IGNTION

Turn on the igntion of your car. Don't start the car if you are going to read and clear codes. You can start the car if you are planning on using the Foxwell NT301 to stream live sensor data.


 

STEP 3: TURN ON SCANNER

The scanner will power up when you turn the key to ON position. There is not on/off switch. The scanner powers on as soon as you turn on the igtion.
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STEP 4: READ CODES

Use the buttons on the scanner to read codes. Clear codes once you have writen them down.

 

ONLINE UPDATE

With internet access, you will always have the latest bug fixes and newly added parameters and they are lifetime free. Unique one-click update and automatic update reminder let you stay current with the latest technology.

 

Supported Protocols

  • J1859-41.6

  • J1850-10.4

  • ISO9141

  • KWP2000 (ISO 14230)

  • CAN (Control Area Network ISO 11898)


Specifications

  • Brand: FOXWELL
  • Model: NT301
  • Fitment: for all OBDII compliant cars
  • Color: black + orange
  • Display: 2.8" TFT color screen
  • OSD Language: English, Spanish, French, German, Polish, Portuguese, Hungarian, Dutch, Italy and Swedish
  • Power: 8-18 Volts powered by vehicle battery
  • Working Temperature: 0° to 60°
  • Storage Temperature: -20° to 70°
  • Product Dimension: 14.5 * 9.4 * 3.2cm / 5.7 * 3.7 * 1.3in
  • Package Size: 26 * 18 * 5cm / 10 * 7 * 2in
  • Package Weight: 490g / 17oz

Vehicle Coverage

Below you will find a table of vehicle coverage for the Foxwell NT301. Note that this scanner should work with almost any car makes made after 2000.

  Manufacturer
America Chrysler, Ford, GM
Asia Acura, Daewoo, Honda, Holden, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, Kia, Lexus, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Scion, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, AU Ford
Europe Abarth, Alfa-Romeo, Audi, BMW, Citroen, Dacia, EU Ford, Fiat, Jaguar, Lancia, Land Rover, Maybach, Mercedes Benz, Mini, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Saab, Seat, Skoda, Smart, Sprinter, Vauxhall, Volvo, VW, Maserati, Bugatti,Bentley

Conclusion

If you are looking for an easy to use OBD2 scanner Foxwell NT301 is a great pick. It provided lots of useful information from the ECU. While it may not be the cheapest OBD2 scanner out there it is one of the most robust OBD2 scanners out there. A great pick for DIYers looking to save money on auto repair. Plus it comes with a 28 inch LCD and hot key to quickly determine if the vehicle is ready to pass the emission test. Overall we think that while you can still get cheaper OBD2 scanners, the Foxwell NT301 is a great choice if you are looking for a scanner that is well built, easy to use and has a wide vehicle coverage. 
 
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