Where is the OBD2 port on a Subaru Forester?

The On-Board Diagnostic port (known as OBD2 or OBD-II) in Subaru vehicles is located under the dashboard on the driver’s side. You will need to look deep under the dashboard (above the brake pedal) for the 16 pin connector shown below.

Where is the diagnostic tool on a Subaru Forester?

OBD connector location for Subaru Forester – SH (2008 – 2013)

  • The OBD II plug is located between the steering wheel and the pedals.
  • The diagnostic OBD plug is above the brake pedal.
  • Here is the OBD port.

Where do I plug in my Subaru code reader?

Remove the lower dashboard panel on the driver side of your Subaru Outback. It is the panel located in the space between the bottom of your steering wheel and your gas and brake pedals. The panel should simply pull off.

What is Subaru OBD protocol?

Subaru OBD-2 compatibility list

Model Engine OBD-2 Protocol
Subaru OUTBACK 2.5i, Gasoline or LPG (165HP) KWP FAST
2.5l gpl, Gasoline or LPG (165HP) KWP FAST
3, Gasoline (245HP) CAN 11bit (500kb)
Subaru Outback Wagon ISO 14230-4, ISO 9141-2

What does engine code 7E8 mean?

7E8 engine code represents the car’s engine data stream and indicates ‘air pressure’ loss for the evaporative emission control system. Usually, the 7E8 code implies engine powertrain; 7E9 Implies the transmission powertrain. Possible causes to see 7E8 code are: Leaking, disconnected, or plugged fuel vapor lines.

What is KWP2000 code?

KWP2000 (Keyword Protocol 2000) is not a trouble code but rather is the name given to a type of communications protocol that is used for on-board vehicle diagnostics systems. Auto diagnostic tools and programmers use Keyword Protocol 2000 to read and transfer data to your vehicle’s electronic control unit, or ECU.

What OBD2 protocol does Subaru use?

How do I check my OBD version?

All you need to do is look for the white sticker that says OBD2 compliant under the hood. An even better option is to look for an OBD2 port under the dashboard where an OBD2 scanner connects.

How do I know if my car is OBD II compliant?

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”.

Is 7E8 engine code bad?

The 7E8 is considered a general error code. Any vehicle can emit these if its having trouble with the emissions system. 7E8 is not specific to the Tahoe. Using a multi-purpose OBD scanner at home, finding this error can indicate an issue with the emissions system.

What does code 7EA engine mean?

Norm answered 7 years ago. 7EA is not a trouble code. Some OBD scanners display this code when it needs more info, such as which component group to check. Your engine light may have come on due to a temporary misread of an engine sensor. Clear the Check Engine light, and keep an eye on it.