OWATONNA, Minn. Actron is releasing the Actron
U-Scan, providing vehicle diagnostics directly to a vehicle owner’s smartphone.
Plugging directly into a vehicle’s OBD II port, users can instantly communicate
with their vehicle via a free app on their iOS or Android device. Using
Bluetooth wireless connectivity, U-Scan assists vehicle owners in diagnosing
and resolving automotive issues, saving time and money.
In celebration of Father’s Day, Actron will be
giving away 25 new U-Scan diagnostic tools leading up to Father’s Day before
product is available in stores. Fans can post their favorite father-son or
father-daughter picture on Actron’s page (www.facebook.com/ActronTools) and,
via the promotions tab, enter to win a free Actron U-Scan. All contestants must
“like” the Actron Tools’ page in order to enter.
Compatible with all 1996 and newer cars and light
trucks, the U-Scan base model features:
Emissions info, vital to users in states requiring
annual emissions tests
QuickCheck, summarizing vehicle emissions codes and
definitions; erases codes and turns off check engine light
AutoID, to automatically identify most model year
2000 and newer vehicles
TrueLink, guaranteed to link to all 1996 and newer
Vehicle Activity Log, providing a history of
vehicle tests and procedures
MyGarage vehicle manager for quick and easy access
to vehicle data
“The U-Scan and mobile app is the next generation in
vehicle diagnostic wireless technology at a fantastic price point,” said Jennifer Grabowski, U-Scan product manager
of diagnostics. “Moreover, the app is fully upgradeable. Users can add
available key features they have come to expect from Actron diagnostic tools.”
Available U-Scan upgrades include:
CodeConnect, offering more than 4.3 million Top
Reported Fixes, prioritized by most likely fix, specific to the vehicle’s make,
model and year, and verified by our ASE certified technicians
ABS code definitions related to warning lights for
most 1996 and newer GM, Ford, Chrysler, Honda, Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota
Manufacturer-specific code definitions and live
data, allowing users to view and graph engine RPM, coolant temperature and more
for a faster diagnosis and fix
“As powerful as the base model is, U-Scan available
upgrades give users more features for full vehicle diagnostics, including the
benefits of ABS data, live data and CodeConnect to get them back on the road
safely and quickly,” said Grabowski.
Actron products can be found at most major
Video demonstrations of Actron Tools, including the
Actron U-Scan, can be viewed at the company’s YouTube page,
www.YouTube.com/ActronTools, featuring expert fabricator Bryan Fuller.
For more information on Actron Tools and the Actron
U-Scan, visit www.Actron.com or call (800) 228-7667.