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Ford OBD interface scanning and update.

Automated system to help identify and report new models. PATS programming functions for popular

2011-2018 models. Vehicle database update, other functions, bugfixes, improvements.

leased: 28 April 2024


Application Details:

Version: 2.3.60
License: Subscription
URL: http://forscan.org/home.html
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 9.5

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

Selected Test Results

What works

Everything

What does not

Initially the OBD interface is not detected.

Workarounds

Need to add user to the "dialout" group.

sudo usermod -a -G dialout username

Then logout and log back in to activate change.

What was not tested

Only: OBDLinkEX Model Ex101 USB interface was tested.

Bluetooth OBD interface tools.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Unknown
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

Performed a full install using the file downloaded.  Program installed an runs.

Inserting my license key worked flawlessly.

In the past I have done update installs, they automatically pickup the license key from the prior install.

Only issue was it was not able to find my OBD interface.  The fix is to 

add your user name to the "dialout" group...then re-login.

NO special device drivers are required for the OBDLinkEX.  The Linux native driver seems to work perfectly. 

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentFedora Linux 40May 06 20249.5Yes Yes YesGoldChuck Cook 

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