ELM327-compatible adapters - how to choose

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Albert
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Re: ELM327-compatible adapters - how to choose

Post by Albert » Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:51 pm

I've had this product two weeks got nothing on screen I purchased elm 327 and my laptop say's no connection even though the The 327 lights up the disk I received was shattered with no reply from the company I bought it from contacted the forscam company and no response either it seems both companies feel it is necessary to rape one of many customers anyone have a idea what to do

Andy-
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Re: ELM327-compatible adapters - how to choose

Post by Andy- » Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:25 pm

Mine was the same until I loaded the correct driver into laptop, it worked fine after that.

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Re: ELM327-compatible adapters - how to choose

Post by maxford01 » Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:34 am

Johnny641 wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:58 am
I will choose this adapter for my F-150 xlt 2015 3.5 EB, i guess that will be fully compatible with Forscan and my truck?
https://www.amazon.com/VINT-TT55502-ELM ... B01N18TOFB

Tell me if i'm wrong

Johnny641
Will this adapter work on an Australian ford falcon au series 3? Thanks

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Re: ELM327-compatible adapters - how to choose

Post by mquick5 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:29 pm

maxford01 wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:34 am
Johnny641 wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:58 am
I will choose this adapter for my F-150 xlt 2015 3.5 EB, i guess that will be fully compatible with Forscan and my truck?
https://www.amazon.com/VINT-TT55502-ELM ... B01N18TOFB

Tell me if i'm wrong

Johnny641
Will this adapter work on an Australian ford falcon au series 3? Thanks
If you ship the car over to me, I'll let you know! lol j/k but i have no idea really, but dont see why not. And the price is worth the gamble. Mine works fine here in the USA,

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Re: ELM327-compatible adapters - how to choose

Post by tolisz78 » Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:35 pm

Hi to all. I found this adapter to buy
.https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ELM327-USB-m ... rk:37:pf:0
I have bought 1 other so far but it wont let me to write to ecu when i make a change, Can someone please tell me if this is the wright one?? it has the chip ft232rl i think.. sorry for my english. I will use it to a fiesta mk7 2010 model 1.4 petrol..

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Re: ELM327-compatible adapters - how to choose

Post by rdeage » Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:03 am

I can't find an ELM327 adapter that will connect with my 2015 Edge. Bought two different USB OBDII with HS/MS CAN. One connected once and was able to eliminate the hated double honk, but then couldn't find the ELM after that. DOES ANYONE HAVE AN EDGE AND KNOW OF AN ADAPTER THAT WILL WORK? PLEASE!

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Re: ELM327-compatible adapters - how to choose

Post by Andyfocus » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:01 pm

if it connected once then it should connect all the time , have you tryied a different laptop/pc , making sure the hs/ms switch is in the hs position when first connecting ? , not loading the profile ( if you saved one ) and let it detect the modules again ? .
i am the same as you just a forscan user still learning .

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Re: ELM327-compatible adapters - how to choose

Post by rdeage » Sun Dec 09, 2018 2:06 am

I know, doesn't make sense. Once it connected, I thought I was home free. Have not tried a different laptop. Guess that is next, will install Forscan on another laptop and see what happens. Not sure now to determine the hs/ms switch setting. Not labeled, Tried to connect in both positions.

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Re: ELM327-compatible adapters - how to choose

Post by Tim1427 » Sun Dec 30, 2018 12:31 pm

Hi,
I bought a ELM 327 500k on ebay with high and medium switch over which was so say configured for FORScan. When you plug in the adaptor and link to your PC and use the FORScan programme to connect and it should link or tell you the switch is in the wrong position to connect and scan.
It works on windows 10 for me and my Galaxy Mk 3.
Your need the extended licence to be able to programme things like key fobs etc.
I`m still trying out the more difficult items but have been able to sort out a static regen of the particulate filter after some sensor issues.


Kind regards Tim1427

ke4clu
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Re: ELM327-compatible adapters - how to choose

Post by ke4clu » Mon Dec 31, 2018 3:09 pm

I chose this adapter and it works flawlessly with Windows 10.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Forscan-ELM327 ... 2749.l2649

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