Skip to content

THINKCAR Tech

Why You Should Invest in an OBD2 Scanner with CAN-FD Support

by ThinkCar 28 Nov 2023 1 comment
1. What is the CAN-FD protocol?

CAN-FD stands for Controller Area Network - Flexible Data Rate. It is a communication protocol used in modern vehicles for data transfer between electronic control units (ECUs) at a higher speed and with a higher payload than the traditional CAN protocol. CAN-FD allows faster and more efficient data transfer, enabling advanced features such as higher-resolution sensors, more complex and precise control algorithms, and improved diagnostics.

2. Whether to buy an OBD2 scanner supporting the CAN-FD protocol.

CAN-FD is a newer version of the CAN protocol used in the vehicle. Some new vehicles may only use CAN-FD to communicate.
First, confirm whether the car you want to diagnose uses the CAN-FD protocol. Click here to query.
Secondly, consider whether the new car vehicle will use this protocol.
Therefore, it is recommended to choose an OBD2 scanner that supports CAN-FD protocol.

CAN-FD communication Vehicles

3. Which OBD2 scanner supports the CAN-FD protocol?

The following devices support the CAN-FD protocol: THINKDIAG2, THINKTOOL MINI 2, THINKSCAN MAX2, and MUCAR VO7 S.

OBD2 scanner supports the CAN-FD protocol
Prev Post
Next Post

1 comment

30 Jan 2024 Reynaldo Castillo
You guys are doing great work.I hope the future entails more bidirectional and graphing options. THINKDIAG 2 IS AWESOME. THANKS.God Bless.

Leave a comment

Please note, comments need to be approved before they are published.

Thanks for subscribing!

This email has been registered!

Shop the look

Choose Options

Recently Viewed

Edit Option
Back In Stock Notification
this is just a warning
Login
Shopping Cart
0 items