Are all obd2 plugs the same?
In this regard, what years does obd2 cover?
All cars and light trucks built and sold in the United States after January 1, 1996 were required to be OBD II equipped. In general, this means all 1996 model year cars and light trucks are compliant, even if built in late 1995. 2) There will be a note on a sticker or nameplate under the hood: "OBD II compliant".
One may also ask, what is an obd2 adapter?
OBD2 adapters provide a bridge through which an application on a mobile device or computer can send and receive data to and from a vehicle's electronic control units (ECUs). Apps usually connect to an OBD adapter in one of three ways: Bluetooth — Android only.
If you have a plug-in OBD device that comes with an associated app, then it is possible that you leave it always connected, However, you have to be careful of a couple of issues: OBD scanners/devices, when plugged in, draw power from your car battery to operate. That's expected when you ignition is running.