If you are looking for a car health monitor, then you have probably heard of Fixd. For those who do not know, Fixd is a software/hardware combination of car diagnostic tool that provides you detailed data about your car. The hardware gives data from your vehicle to the application on your mobile phone. Thus, you could provide that information to the auto shop if the device finds any issues. This device is a very useful tool for maintaining your vehicle. It could remind you whenever your vehicle requires maintenance.
How Does Fixd Work?
Fixd has a sesnsor that is installed to the OBD2 port of your vehicle. After plugging the sensor in, you will simply leave it because the sensor will be powered by the vehicle. For short, you do not have to charge your device.
Of course, you will have to install the Fixd application from either Google Play or App Store. It all depends on what mobile you are using. Open the application, register an account and wait for your Fixd sensor to connect to the app through WiFi or Bluetooth. You would capable of getting data about your car from the communication made via the sensor and the application.
What Cars would Work?
Before you can use this amazing device, your vehicle should have an OBD2 port. Therefore, the possibilities of you able to use this device are great if you have a vehicle that has been created in 1996 up to the present. Usually, you would see the OBD2 port somewhere under or around the steering wheel.
Unfortunately, those individuals with cars that are developed before 1996 will not be able to use this device.
Also, Fixd would work with hybrid vehicles. The firm that is responsible for this device is also testing cars that are diesel-based.