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post #2 of (permalink) Old 03-10-2013, 07:03 PM Thread Starter

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Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: St. Louis, MO
Chapter: Midwest
Year: 2008
Model: Mercury Sable
Engine: 3.5L Ti-VCT V6
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I will post assorted photos of some of these methods here. I'll add more as time goes on.

OBDWiz Screenshot (Mode $06):

Dash Command video I made:

Torque via ELM327 bluetooth on a Samsung Captivate (Galaxy S I, AT&T). This is 2001 SES's setup. He mounted the old phone he had in the visor and ran a wire through it down to a charger that was installed on the headlight switch (so it charges when you pull for what would normally be fog lights on a Sable). You could run one just to the cigar lighter or to the ashtray light to make it easier, or just get a 12v to USB adaptor and use the vanity mirror light wires to charge it. He just connects it via bluetooth to the ELM327 and always leaves it plugged in. Good for when the CEL comes on randomly or some other odd symptom happens. I'm guessing most men don't use the vanity mirrors anyways!


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2014 Focus Electric
2008 Mercury Sable Premier
2000 Sable LS Premium Duratec
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis GS

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